Thursday, May 04, 2006
THE OCTOPUS PROJECT
ARTIST / BAND: THE OCTOPUS PROJECT
SONG (MP3): MALARIA CODES
ALBUM: 'ONE TEN HUNDRED THOUSAND MILLION'
FILE UNDER: Experimental / Pop
LABEL: peekaboo records
INFO: Drums vs. drum machines. Samplers vs. guitars. Take these oppositional elements, add a willingness to start a band first and learn how to use the gear later, crank it up to 25,000 and under certain laboratory conditions another band like The Octopus Project might emerge. The Octopus Project has created a unique sound perhaps best described as "ambidextrous equipment failure junk-tronica," merging the experimentation of progressive post-rock, the blips and bleeps of electronica and the raw, human ROCK of rock.
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