Big Sexy Noise
It was only a matter of time... Lydia Lunch has collaborated with Terry Edwards, James Johnston and Ian White in a variety of musical guises for the last ten years. From Hangover Hotel and Smoke in the Shadows to the most recent multimedia performances of Real Pornography and The Ghosts of Spain, the three rabble rousers from Gallon Drunk have, in a series of ever morphing configurations, collaborated with Lydia in creating psycho-ambient soundscapes in the service of propelling forth spoken word exorcisms in her decades-long prophecies of societal collapse, moral bankruptcy, and global corruption. Big Sexy Noise is the primaeval bump, grind and holler of White’s thuggish drums, Johnston’s moronic low-tuned riffing and Edwards’ brutal organ and sax interventions led by Lunch’s take-no-prisoners vocals. The four band-written originals are complemented here by Kill Your Sons, a Lou Reed tune that seems tailor-made for Lydia, and The Gospel Singer, a song that has been on the back-burner for a while since Lunch co-wrote it with Kim Gordon during downtime from Sonic Youth. And according to the No Wave Nostradamus herself It's time to stop complaining, quit your crying and embrace the coming End Times. Let's f*cking rock. Rocking continues in selected venues throughout the summer with Big Sexy Noise occasionally supporting themselves with a Teenage Jesus and the Jerks set. Surely the hardest working band in the business... Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text ...
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