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The Boredoms: Drilled to Infinity

Edwin Pouncey, The Wire, September 2002

Over 15 years, Osaka's Boredoms have mutated from a splatterpunk avant noise group to the streamlined ferocity of their current mantric percussion barrage. In London, tedium tearaways Yamataka Eye and Yoshimi P-We explain the meaning of Boredom: their twisted history, the group as turntable, tips for recording underwater, and using discipline to channel chaotic energies. Meanwhile, on page 40, we provide a brief guide to the Boredoms catalogue
Words: Edwin Pouncey, Translation: Alan Cummings

Total word count of piece: 6339


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