Posts Tagged ‘Zomes’

A New Track From Matmos Before This Weekend’s Alt-as-Hell Fields Festival

Any search for the most alt-as-hell music festival probably has to start in Europe, unless you consider the Gathering of the Juggalos to be some sort of 'Merican trump card. Juggalos, by nature, can only trump themselves, so let's not go there. Instead let's go to Fields, the one-word gathering on Aug. 22-24 that bills [...]

Dan Higgs Joins Skull Defekts On 2013-3012

As space travelers already know, Dan Higgs, mystic guru of the psych-punk legends Lungfish, joined The Skull Defekts to provide heavily bearded vocals for their most recent tour. Fellow Lungfish member Asa Osborne opened many of the shows with his ecstatic Casio-drone solo project, Zomes. But the magic didn't stop there! The two Dischord vets [...]

Zomes Is Not Done Exploring the Cosmos

Former Lungfish guitarist Asa Osborne has continued to plumb the meditative depths of the universe with his solo project Zomes. Four years after Zomes' eponymous debut, Osborne has a new single called "Openings" from the album Earth Grid, out on Thrill Jockey. It's a repetitive instrumental in the same overdriven Casiotone vein as before, which means [...]

Clip Job: Five Off-the-Wall Collaborative Performances

There's more to life than gigs.
A handful of area musicians are keeping that notion in mind this weekend, stepping outside their comfort zones for collaborative, one-night-only performances. There's Zomes, the drone-y project of Lungfish's Asa Osborne, which performs tonight at the Writer's Center in Bethesda as part of the ongoing Story/Stereo series. For the performance, [...]

Story/Stereo Announces Two New Shows

Story/Stereo—a concert/reading series that pairs local musicians with local writers/poets—just announced two new events.
First, Asa Osborne—formerly of Baltimore gnostic/punk quartet Lungfish—will perform with his guitar/organ project, Zomes. Lisa Selin Davis will read. That's kind of a tough gig, though, considering the last person to put words in or around Osborne's music was Dan Higgs.
Then, in [...]