Complaints and Riots we Should Leave to Cats
CAGES- COMPLAINTS AND RIOTS WE SHOULD LEAVE FOR CATS- Another installment in a series of live audio collages for this Buffalo NY based dou. This cassette has 5 songs in roughly 40 minutes. Filled with wildly intriguing noisey pop, lush clatter, improv smash & bash and wild cascading vocalizations. Fans of artist like Einstürzende Neubauten, BJORK, David Behram, John Cage, BOREDOMS, CRASS, Laurie Anderson should take note. One half of the CAGES duo is also a member of the mighty progressive HC band GAS CHAMBER.
PRESSING STATS- 100 Pro-dubbed cobalt cassette, full color cover, silk screened slip cover, sticker, and digital download
REVIEW-Collective- Zine: If you like messed up folk music you might like Cages. Noisy and haunting, this tape consists of five songs over forty minutes, all recorded live to a good sound quality from what I believe is two sets. Bjork springs to mind the most with Nola Ranallo's intense vocals, whilst Dave Bailey is at the helm making an array of noises. Track two is a highlight, as Nola accentuates over simple ambience, though it goes on for too long, especially when she starts shrieking. This is sort of the pattern from then on - some neat ideas overdone. They end on a high though, with the five minute 'I Saw The Light'; gentle ambience and soft vocals build up well but at last it is kept simple and effective.