The past few years have been busy for Japanese noise-rockers the Boredoms (pictured above), filled with remixes, recordings, and the acclaimed Super Roots series. After a series of rumors concerning whether or not the show would happen, Boredoms have officially confirmed that on July 7, 2007 they will be performing with 77 drummers in Brooklyn Bridge Park. 77 Drums will feature members of Gang Gang Dance, Sunburned Hand of the Man, Excepter, and others.
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Forget impending Armageddon, rising rent prices, and the latest batch of shitty noise regulation laws. Sometimes it’s more fun to talk about positive things happening in the Big Apple.
Enter the New York Bike-Share Program. In an act that’s both socially and environmentally conscious, the program is conducting a test run of its bike rental program from July 7 – 11, at the Storefront For Art and Architecture in Manhattan.
For the latest installment of the XLR8R Podcast DJ Mix Series, Shitkatapult’s noise-tech guru, Håkan Lidbo, lays down a live mix of exclusive, unreleased tracks inspired by late nights and the hazy days that follow. He was also kind enough to throw in “Ravers Nation,” “Call For Islam,” and a few other tracks from his newest Shitkatapult release, Dunka Dunka. How one man transforms the sounds of all things hellish into dancefloor bangers remains a mystery, but cease with the analysis and enjoy this mix of dark thumps from the underworld.
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