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Saturday, October 13, 2012

The Numbs Explore Uncharted Musical Territory

Posted by on Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 3:37 PM


(Cairo) Former U member Jeff Johnson's decision to go solo under the name The Numbs has yielded fantastic dividends. In a music scene largely hell-bent on treading the most trodden sonic territory possible, Johnson has opted for the path way less traveled, and what a bizarre side street it is. Like a Northwest cousin to New York's Black Dice, The Numbs warps every sound on his People cassette into grotesque simulacra of "real" instruments. The resultant emissions align into an unsettling sort of exotica that subverts your tidy notion of what "music" should do.

 

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Keekee 1
Nice find Mr. Segal. I really enjoyed this one.
Posted by Keekee on October 15, 2012 at 9:09 AM · Report this
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Wow. Truly exciting description. Can't wait to listen. Yes... I fear it will be utter shit, but I shall forge on naively due to your superlative and otherwise good writin'.
Posted by Oxide Machine on October 30, 2012 at 9:46 PM · Report this

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