Since their debut long player ‘Yr Body Is Nothing’ in 2016, Massachusetts duo BOY HARSHER have become an acclaimed cult proposition.
Their initial aloofness has mutated into the zest and ambition of the recently released ‘Careful’, a fine musical document confronting personal demons and traumas.
Beginning their London Heaven gig with foggy blocks of light, Jae Matthews on vocals and Augustus Muller on electronics built up the drama with the schizophrenic overtones of ‘A Realness’. Continue Reading ›
BOY HARSHER formed through an urgent need to produce and consume, so by the winter of 2014, Jae Matthews and Augustus Muller started to experiment with sound, video and text.
With just a few synths, a drum machine and a laptop, their second full length album 'Careful' was conceived in Massachusetts, with the duo utilising their minimal electronics and intense demeanour to create a compelling narrative of a deteriorating family and a need to escape from it. Continue Reading ›
Following up the moody cosmic synthpop of ‘Face The Fire’, Massachusetts duo BOY HARSHER have issued a second single 'Fate’ from their forthcoming sophomore album ‘Careful’.
Coming over a bit like ADULT. meeting THE KVB, the pairing of Jae Matthews and Augustus Muller first started working together in 2014 through a need to produce and consume, experimenting with sound, video and text. Continue Reading ›
The world found itself in a rather antagonistic and divisive state this year, as if none of the lessons from the 20th Century’s noted conflicts and stand-offs had been learnt. After a slow start to 2017, there was a bumper crop of new music from a number of established artists.
Overall, it was artists of a more mature disposition who held their heads high and delivered, as some newer acts went out of their way to test the patience of audiences by drowning them in sleep while coming over like TRAVIS on VSTs.
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ADULT. are Detroit duo Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller. They include Douglas J McCarthy from NITZER EBB, Michael Gira from SWANS, Shannon Funchess from LIGHT ASYLUM.
The general idea behind 'Detroit House Guests' was to invite various artists to reside in ADULT's studio for the duration of three weeks, to live, work and collaborate together in order to achieve "a total anthropological sound experiment and a full length album." Continue Reading ›