Music: Boris with Russian Circles

Make a car and the Japanese will find a way to improve it. Build an electronic device and the Japanese will find a way to make it smaller and more efficient. Make a loud and dirty Rock noise and the Japanese will find a way to make it louder and dirtier

Make a car and the Japanese will find a way to improve it. Build an electronic device and the Japanese will find a way to make it smaller and more efficient. Make a loud and dirty Rock noise and the Japanese will find a way to make it louder and dirtier and potentially lethal within a 100-foot radius, which is precisely what Boris has done.

Using the raw materials of The Stooges’ industrial Punk, The Dictators’ garagey Rock party thrash, Blue Cheer’s psychedelic feedback squall and Led Zeppelin’s recombinant Blues DNA, Boris has boiled all of its influences down to the barest essentials and then created a sonic experience that pegs the needle farther into the red when its cacophonously loud and barely registers as sound when its tremulously quiet. It’s an amazing range and Boris rides the peaks and troughs between those extremes like a world champion surfer on steroids and Russian radiator vodka.

Boris plays with Russian Circles and The Life and Times at The Southgate House Wednesday. Go here for Brian Baker's full Sound Advice.

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