Sunday 1 June 2014

Garbage Mask - Trashlake

Garbage Mask

(Band Submission)

Review by Brayden Bagnall

Genre/s: Harsh Noise
For Fans Of: Swallowing Bile, Incapacitants, MSBR, Sickness

After wading through numerous photoshop tutorials you happen across this: a bandcamp.
Uncertain, you press play and at once you are assaulted by shrill feedback and cut up static scrunches. You've uncovered the noisy, violent world of Garbage Mask, a.k.a Texan noiser, Thomas Wiedemann.
Though admittedly I was directed to the site via email, my first experience with Garbage Mask was much the same - I definitely was expecting such levels of harsh, relentless noise. There's just layers upon layers of distortion writhing around in glorious, nihilistic abandon waiting for the next possible chance to go in through your ears and drill into your brain. Plus, the ever changing dynamics ensure that not one minute goes by without treating you to whole new array of squeaks, squeals and delicious crunches.
Trashlake is unashamedly unsubtle, volatile and unpredictable - no messing around here, just harsh as heck noise.

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1 comment:

  1. big "fan" or whatever. really like his stuff and like that he says things back l love misanthrope human haters who still treat folks well even though they deserve gennerally shit. but i maintain there are so few kind folks out there and i want to meet them. garbage mask has been that way to me thus far.- id love to do a split or something with this monster of harsh