Oneida - A List Of The Burning Mountains
Here’s another thing that Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne can cross off of his increasingly insane to-do list: Record an hour-long radio drama about the human-head-shaped tumor on the inside of his leg. Coyne teamed up with McSweeney’s, KCRW, and producer Richard Parks to put together the show, entitled Wayne Coynes Human Head Shaped Tumor. More »
Oneida, the permanent-freakout noise-kraut band that’s become a Brooklyn institution, has just announced its 12th album A List Of The Burning Mountains. They recorded it at their own studio, the Ocropolis, and the album is just two tracks long, each of which takes up an entire LP side. So rather than sharing a track from… More »
Oneida’s Fat Bobby and Kid Millions are People Of The North, a kind of post-This Heat!/Silver Apples exercise in expansive minimalist hypnosis. Or, as someone from their camp put it, “There’s kind of a 70’s Germany/80’s Chicago/90’s Japan/00’s Iran thing…” The new vinyl-only collection Deep Tissue, which also includes other Oneida-related hands, covers four song… More »
Our second year at Kutsher’s was rainier than the first, but that didn’t matter so much to us or, seemingly, the other attendees: If anything, this year felt more celebratory (and debauched) than 2008. You wouldn’t be faulted for noting a certain hippie vibe. Visually, there were the tie-dyed shirts and hoodies (purchased at the… More »
For the past decade, Oneida’s existed outside local trends, even their own; their ninth album Happy Near Year was trim and invigorated in its gurgling, scruffy, pastoral, psychy, Krauty concision. (“Concision” being relative and all…) Befitting the band’s longtime productivity, Oneida are also dedicated members of the worker-bee realm. They’ve discussed work before, but a… More »
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