XARRIER endorses all genius album artwerx variations!

Blue Note: Reid Miles, ECM : Manfred Eicher, Virgin Records: Assorted Images, 4AD: 23 Envelope, Cream 'Disraeli Gears': Martin Sharp,  Dark Side of the Moon: Hipgnosis {aka Storm T, later helped by Peter C of Throbbing Gristle}, Joy Division : Unknown Pleasures/ Closer [Factory] : Peter Saville, Serpent's Exile : 'ENTER': 111 DES9Z. Xarrier Infrastarwerx Recordings, inspired by those labels {standing on […] → Continue Reading XARRIER endorses all genius album artwerx variations!

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Su|+anz u.v. {+} \/ortyx 1st xingle ‘Flames’ & ‘Song: Mirror #2’

   listen [click here]: free full songs mp3 preview One decade and a half past, the Sultanz u.v. {+} V0rtyx gathered with hundreds of watts vintage valve amplification to summon the spirits of a trilllion light years away; home was now long gone. Far from lonely, these rollin' moss~less meteors streaming prismatic icy vapor trails? Across a cosmos […] → Continue Reading Su|+anz u.v. {+} \/ortyx 1st xingle ‘Flames’ & ‘Song: Mirror #2’

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Tolkien geek contest: Art thou true Lord of the Rings lovers?

TOLKIEN GEEK CONTEST : "IF YOU SCORE 95 PTS & UP YOU 'ENTER THE DRAGON'!"  Tolkien~Geek checklist: {gift thineself 20 'magic life-force points for each 'yes' or 10 for maybes!} any score over 80 you are officially GEEKIN fo' TOLKIEN!   1. Renascence Fayres~ been there, done that…don't lie: ever? check.   2. Seen all three […] → Continue Reading Tolkien geek contest: Art thou true Lord of the Rings lovers?

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STATIK ‘III’: Platinum Anniversary Remaster on AMAZON now!

The archiving of the past continues in search of the imminent future::: Statik 3 is now available on Amazon.  The last of the Xarrier 4-track xassette recordings, the songs mark a bittersweet end u.v. an era. As summer turns > autumn, iridescent dragonfly vapor~trail's reflexionz in lunar inversion. Before anyone ever thought of the term alt-country, […] → Continue Reading STATIK ‘III’: Platinum Anniversary Remaster on AMAZON now!

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Rock drummers: Billy Bob Thorton coaches Badnews Bears?

  Growing up playing music the one constant we heard from the music store salesmen to the older guys in bands at the clubs we watched local music at was: 'Drummers are nuts, you can't count on them, the best ones are always in 3 bands and therefore won't show up for practice, like, ever" […] → Continue Reading Rock drummers: Billy Bob Thorton coaches Badnews Bears?

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John Cage would have been 100 years + 1 day old today.

888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888                                         In honor of his visionary approach to art, music, mycology,and life in a seamless yet reductive minimalist Zen-Buddhist approach Xarrier presents precisely 101 zeros with 101 periods in honor of his symphony 101 {1989} for large orchestra  […] → Continue Reading John Cage would have been 100 years + 1 day old today.

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07.04.12 = XARRIER.com 2cd b*day & WEPT *Star Ball* LP 25th Amazon remaster!!!

  >>>> Buy it on Amazon here>>> Welcome to our 2cd annual Xarrier Infrastarwerx Rekordingz celebration which coincides with the 25th Silver Aniversary remastered & re-released 3rd Jesvs WEPT  album Star Ball Contribution. Some post-punk record kollector/ Musicologists have determined this LP preceded what became the 'blueprint' (thanks > an ethereal, sepulchural woodblock print Lp~artwerk by […] → Continue Reading 07.04.12 = XARRIER.com 2cd b*day & WEPT *Star Ball* LP 25th Amazon remaster!!!

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Rudenotse, Wake Up!!!

Further!~int0 the damp dark tributaries of XARRIER INFRASTARWERX remastered catalog. Upriver we go with C0l0nel Kurtz, for Inept genii have landed on the Amazonian delta u.v. p0stpunk watery blues! WEPT's 2nd album Re~released: Rudenotse {Wake II} is n0w available 0n Amaz0n. Listererz b3/\w/\re:  p0w3rz u.v. 9yr3x may heal a|| spiritual w0ez up0n 1st |isten! The album's named […] → Continue Reading Rudenotse, Wake Up!!!

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“Jesvs WEPT” Wake 1: Remastered On AMAZON!

Back from the archive belfry, WEPT's now on Amaz0n! From En0esque trance of Hydrosphere > the Lou Reed~worthy sardonic piano ballad Nice > the harmolodik frenzy of Urban Xykosis > huanted lullaby of This Hell > telelogical inceptor Fin Whale > Boiler Room's wintery  mix > the pre-postrock drone Carrier. Exhume the album that started it all: "Jesus wept." […] → Continue Reading “Jesvs WEPT” Wake 1: Remastered On AMAZON!

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w0rds u.v. wisd0m II

"A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist." ~ Buckminster Fuller   Could he have been describing L30 F3nd3r… 0r singlespeeddes9? . . . or Xarrier Infra*werx ? This panoramic perspective u.v. the Eden Project courtesy Jurgen Matern. The two large multi~domes made from ETFE cushions emulate a tropical […] → Continue Reading w0rds u.v. wisd0m II

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3nter the 3squire

  Fascinatin' instrument history: the no-truss rod early Pine 3squire. Leo's goal was to make a reliable & repairable instrument for the working musician. The reality of why the truss rod was add'ed late '50~ early '51 was at that annual NAMM show in Chicago some F3nd3r employees checked out a 'brand G' in a hotel room then […] → Continue Reading 3nter the 3squire

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~ ’78 ’79 ’80 1981 ’82 ’83 ’84 ~

  Did you ever notice how maligned all the brilliant post~punk, Teutonic tranz und danz  (see Bowie's Berlin 'trilogy') music made from 1978- 1984 gets lumped wrongly by historians as part of the genuinely mundane and mediocre pop music made in the mid thru late 80s? The 1980's pop scene on the radio produced few songs […] → Continue Reading ~ ’78 ’79 ’80 1981 ’82 ’83 ’84 ~

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k0rp00r/\+!0nz ~R~ n0+ p30p|3

  The primary component in human cerebral brain activity can be described in scientific terms in various ways. However, it is clear within the external expression of bespoke mind's ability to communicate these same thoughts to the outside world can be clarified in five letters: w-o-r-d-s. George Orwell in his galvanizing 20th century classic 1984 […] → Continue Reading k0rp00r/\+!0nz ~R~ n0+ p30p|3

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***3nd ~*2O12*~ b3g!n***

Please excuse our silence over the western new year 2012 (the begining of the end of the begining of time according to the Mayans?) and Chinese New Year of the Dragon 4709! Yes, despite our 'cyborgian texts', 0mega~numerix & space rock jams, we too have families and need to occasionaly be 'human' as opposed to […] → Continue Reading ***3nd ~*2O12*~ b3g!n***

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cory smoot : rock in peace

Legendary metal guitarist, songwriter, soloist & recording engineer/ producer Cory Smoot passed away this week. XARRIER wishes to send our condolences to his family, friends around the world & his brothers in GWAR. May you rock in peace! Jamming above our cosmos w/ Dimebag on lead, Cliff Burton bass & B0nz0 drumming…Rock on ye cr8z shreDiamond! […] → Continue Reading cory smoot : rock in peace

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words u.v. wisdom {1}

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." ~ Mahatma Gandhi   Comments

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b|u3z + j/\sz = r0ck

Listening to Howlin' Wolf's incredible band w/ Sunnyland Slim/ piano, Willie Dixon/ bass, and Hubert Sumlin/ guitar, it becomes apparent that early Zanzibar/ Silvio's electric blues from the windy city was the seminal crossroads: much discussed, but little understood. No one's soul was sold until much later, and they were the British thieves of our […] → Continue Reading b|u3z + j/\sz = r0ck

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