In our afternoon reading: conversing with Samuel R. Delany, new writing by Helena Fitzgerald, and more.
Band Booking: Talking Seven Inches and Genesis P-Orridge With Wes Eisold of Cold Cave and Heartworm Press
In the world of Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Wes Eisold very much falls into the archetypal “this person needs no introduction” category. As a musician, he’s made visceral, charged hardcore as part of Give Up the Ghost and Some Girls; via his current group Cold Cave, he’s retained that intensity but opted for a more synth-drenched, blissed-out approach. Following 2011’s triumphant Cherish the Light Years, Cold Cave has released a series of 7″s. It was with this series in mind, along with the news […]
There’s a lot of love for the work of Wes Eisold around these parts — whether it’s the music that he makes in Cold Cave or the books that he releases via Heartworm Press. Before that, Eisold was the vocalist for Give Up the Ghost (aka American Nightmare), who did a couple of reunion shows a few months ago. A documentary has been made, the trailer for which can be seen above. See you in the pit! (Or something.) Follow […]
On August 8th,Heartworm Press will be presenting a night that showcases music and spoken pieces from a group of artists connected to the Philadelphia-based indie press at Santos Party House. The lineup in pretty impressive to say the least, and includes a live set by Cold Cave, whose upcoming record, Love Comes Close, will end up being on a few “best of” lists at the end of 2009. Speaking (among others) will be underground noise legend Gensis P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle/Psychic […]