Milton is a duo of Mike Schauwitzer (Mildew, Slow Owls) & Mat Rademan (Newton) formed in 2005. Their first live performances since October 2015. Their first east coast gigs since Florida in August 2008.
May 6 – @ AS220 – Providence, Rhode Island
w/ Shawn Greenlee, Suicide Magnets, Bridget Feral, Dave Public
May 7 – @ Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, New York
Monthly Modular Series
w/ Jackson Kovalchik / Casas, Rootless, Mothmatix
Live visuals by Chromadetic
May 8 – @ Fort Tender – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
w/ Noise Nomads, CHS, Zack Rowden, Metasplice
My Noise Valentine; Hiroshi Hasegawa & Desiccant on WFMU!
A monumental, momentous occasion is upon us, as Hiroshi Hasegawa makes his first visit to WFMU’s My Castle of Quiet. A living legend of Japanese long-form/improvised/psych-noise, Hiroshi Hasegawa co-founded C.C.C.C., cementing a near-Krautrock approach to Japanoise, one that had been hovering over it since Magical Power Mako, and later Merzbow, but C.C.C.C. really brought it home—with disk-long compositions/performances, that allowed listeners to float off on a cosmic bed of multicolored squeal and rumble. Hasegawa has continued this creative arc, through such projects as his solo Astro material, and the glorious, long-form Astromero collaborations with Damion Romero (Speculum Fight.)
Returning to our show are two seasoned and celebrated Castle guests; Mat Rademan (of FUN, Newton) and Andy Borsz (of Slasher Risk & countless collabs.), playing together as Desiccant; both of them natural improvisers, intuitive players who work at ease with unconventional sounds, their union sure to be full of excitement and surprise.
Live sets, recorded exclusively for WFMU and My Castle of Quiet, air Tuesday night/Wednesday morning, February 16-17 @ approx. 12:15 a.m.