Cold Waves LA Presents
Revolting Cocks: Big Sexy Land, Meat Beat Manifesto + more
MC900 ft. Jesus, Crash Course in Science, Boy Harsher, Not Breathing
Sat November 11, 2017
The Regent Theater
Los Angeles, CA
This event is 18 and over
Born in 2012, COLD WAVES began as a memorial concert for fallen Chicago musician and sound man Jamie Duffy. The original event launched what is now a multi-day festival-style show. That first benefit show to raise money for Jamie's family has now grown into a global destination, celebrating our relationship with classic industrial music, new innovators, and a passionate fundraiser for suicide prevention. THIS YEAR: We are proud to launch our first LA event, featuring Cold Waves alumni as well as some new faces. November 11, to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the iconic Wax Trax! Records release, Richard 23, Luc Van Acker, Chris Connelly & Paul Barker (ex-Ministry, ex-Revco) will perform BIG SEXY LAND in its entirety, plus much more.
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American–Belgian industrial rock band formed in 1985 by Al Jourgensen, Luc Van Acker and Richard 23.
Meat Beat Manifesto
Industrial, Electronic, Experimental music act started by John Stephen Corrigan aka Jack Dangers and Jonny Stephens in 1987, Swindon, United Kingdom. Jack Dangers has led the group and been the only permanent member, collaborating with other members along the way. Meat Beat Manifesto worked with Consolidated and The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy to pioneer the early '90s "industrial hip-hop" sound. Meat Beat Manifesto's earlier work is widely credited with influencing trip hop, drum & bass and big beat.
Boy Harsher is a dark electronic duo that produces gritty dance beats infused with ethereal vocals, creating a sound that is eerie, intense and incredibly danceable. Augustus Muller develops the underbelly of sound with minimal beats and grinding synths, where Jae Matthews whispers, screams and chants on top. Together, the music created is somewhere between EBM, drone and confessional storytelling. Muller and Matthews both have a strong background in film and their cinematic approach translated effectively in both their recordings and live performance.
Boy Harsher started in early 2013 under the name Teen Dreamz. The project was based on short stories written and read by Matthews then live scored by Muller. As the project matured the instrumentals became more dance influenced and Matthews’ delivery became more dynamic and spontaneous. In January of 2014 Teen Dreamz took on the moniker Boy Harsher.
Their first EP was mostly recorded at home in Savannah using small collection of cheap synthesizers. These recordings were fleshed out in the studio under the guidance of veteran engineer and producer Peter Mavrogeorgis at Dollhouse Studios. After a short, but productive mixing and mastering session Boy Harsher completed their EP "Lesser Man". "Lesser Man" was originally released by Savannah’s Soft Science on small run cassette. Minneapolis’ Night People is scheduled to re-release Lesser Man in early April.
Boy Harsher hits the road for a month long tour starting February 28th in support of their current release and as a forum to explore new songs, composition, and state of mind.
Boy Harsher currently resides in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Not Breathing is the creative vehicle of one Dave Wright, maker of experimental electronic music and instruments. Beginning in the late 80s with an impressive and prolific series of self-distributed cassettes, Not Breathing’s career now encompasses six full-length CD releases, several vinyl releases, over forty compilation appearances, one 8-track release, six US tours and totalling over 300 live performances. Worked for six years with Chicago’s industrial label Invisible Records, spawning three CD albums as well as a collaboration with Dead Voices On Air. As an electronics engineer, Wright is able to create instruments that deliver an absolutely unique spectrum of sound. Wright also has an extensive body of work as a collaborator, remixer and session musician.