{I’m}”Perfect Pitch” Makes Me Puke, & Micr0~bubbles Don’t Affect Tone?!? Rejecting the Past Creates a Future

      Perfect pitch is antithetical to the blues, and therefore to jazz, rock & roll and consequently punk & heavy metal. Although after Judas Priests’ ‘Sad Wings of Destiny’ album essentially pre-defined modern metal as having less and less to do w/ African or American roots in the blues, the earliest examples of heaviness w/ […] → Continue Reading {I’m}”Perfect Pitch” Makes Me Puke, & Micr0~bubbles Don’t Affect Tone?!? Rejecting the Past Creates a Future

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{Xarriviewz III} ‘Luthier Unbound by 6~String Limits: Thomas of Rodriguez Guitars’

The first time I saw one of his axes up close was a bass for the bassist of Burma Jam. When played thru a few 18″ cabs this thing really shook the house. The workmanship was all there too; no loose ends everything how it should be…built to last! Later a band members housemate  had a Firebird […] → Continue Reading {Xarriviewz III} ‘Luthier Unbound by 6~String Limits: Thomas of Rodriguez Guitars’

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SANTANA: Taming the Serpent?!? Tone on another level, MF’s!

AN OPEN LETTER TO TONE WIZARDS, TIMBRE DRAGON CHASERS AND VORTEXIAN PROFESSORS OF FUZZ Carlos Santana regrouped w/ original lineup from Woodstock era. Saw a concert film of the tour. His tone is brilliant, modernized exact version of his OG timbre when he played a SG Special P90s. No he’s rocking a PRS signature Les […] → Continue Reading SANTANA: Taming the Serpent?!? Tone on another level, MF’s!

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David Bowie & Lemmy Kilmister ROCK [in] POWER…and how Mick Ronson helped Ziggy, Iggy & Lou

     All we can do is try to honor the 3 fallen wizards Ornette, Lemmy & Bowie. Mick Ronson sure gave it his best shot enabling the peak music by Bowie, Lou Reed and even helped mix Raw Power which David is either thanked or blamed for, yet Ronno prolly salvaged what he could from […] → Continue Reading David Bowie & Lemmy Kilmister ROCK [in] POWER…and how Mick Ronson helped Ziggy, Iggy & Lou

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The Races Are All the Prize: Equality in Music from BeBop to Prog Metal

Xarrier or Xarriarai {alumni of the House of Xarrizoundz} has never taken the easy road. In the Blogosphere, it is too easy to fell into either the light fluff category {which would be our naval gazing fates if we only described our own specific musics} or the politico~mental asylum of overactive commentary responding to every […] → Continue Reading The Races Are All the Prize: Equality in Music from BeBop to Prog Metal

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Alice C:0:0per vs. M:0tley Cr:ue? 2 Genz u.v. Sh:0ck~Glam!

[5 images x jh0st copyright protected 2015 Xarrier Infrastarwerx Recordingz in co0peration w/  jh0st.com]   Show review for a gig I did not see? Xarrier always leads the way into the absurd of avant-not heard! Actually former Serpent’s Exile and current Gryflet guest-vocalist jh0st was gifted a ticket to the futuristic, modern & contemporary concert venue the Barclay Center (which he […] → Continue Reading Alice C:0:0per vs. M:0tley Cr:ue? 2 Genz u.v. Sh:0ck~Glam!

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‘Feeling Returns’ {Deja Vu?}: The Grabber bass & destiny of JESVS WEPT

     How can a mere instrument come to symbolize a band or an entire type of music? Let’s hear from the ‘Ghost of Weptmass Past’ on why this is possible. For those who believe in something they tend to come across proofs of itself as a result of their enthusiasm, noticing parallels and serendipitous synchronically […] → Continue Reading ‘Feeling Returns’ {Deja Vu?}: The Grabber bass & destiny of JESVS WEPT

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XARRIVIEWZ I: Sid Lucious aka /\Kirk’s neWave Post~punk in a Xyber-age

XARRIVIEW ‘1’ kicks off a multi-stage interview series covering different genres in music (future writeups will feature progressive metal, post~punk Bossa Nova and electronic ambient noise artists) with this writeup on NEW WAVE. The much misunderstood bridge~point between the postpunk and college/alternative/indie rock future formations is described both from within (as a songwriting performing musician) & with objective […] → Continue Reading XARRIVIEWZ I: Sid Lucious aka /\Kirk’s neWave Post~punk in a Xyber-age

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WINTER SOLSTICE 5~song Ep by WEPT on Bandcamp & XARRIER

On the Winter Solstice of 1987~1988, WEPT had a few weeks between school and that was a rare occasion where all were not working wherever else. This afforded at least 1 though more probably a few sessions at the Turquoise Room studio to work out whatever ideas were brewing. These were not stillborn yet somehow […] → Continue Reading WINTER SOLSTICE 5~song Ep by WEPT on Bandcamp & XARRIER

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All 6 Jesvs WEPT LP’s & EPs on BANDCAMP catalog w/ HiFi preview/downloads

That’s right, folks, all available-to-date XARRIER INFRASTARWERX Recordings now on BANDCAMP featuring upgraded HiFI audio player, free full previews, and download option on Mac, FLAC, & Android/ PC formats in “beyond mp3” quality sonics. Contact XARRIER on our webpage about special holiday discounts for those who choose to purchase the entire digitized remastered discography of this label’s flagship […] → Continue Reading All 6 Jesvs WEPT LP’s & EPs on BANDCAMP catalog w/ HiFi preview/downloads

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Listen & weep to WEPT! 10 new songs on 2 EP’s: _’93:’05_ & ‘Winter Solstice’

HiFi Bandcamp free full previews or multiformat option download on BANDCAMPcatalog WEPT. Superior audio digital remastered 2012/2013. Listen to the full session from Winter 1988 that hears WEPT going down uncharted terrain, using drum loops, feedback, effected vocals and a musical chairs approach to who plays what instrument. From a tripped0ut laidback dub~groove downtempo chill/avant vibe […] → Continue Reading Listen & weep to WEPT! 10 new songs on 2 EP’s: _’93:’05_ & ‘Winter Solstice’

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WEPT Starball Contribution & EXIT HiFi remasters {Bandcamp}

Jesvs WEPT‘s 3rd & 4th (some say final) album ‘[EXIT]’ & ‘Starball Contribution’  have been remastered and uploaded with FULL FREE audio previews of all songs. Also available for downloadable purchase in any android/PC, Flac or Mac HIFI wavefiles. Checkout the new XARRIER INFRASTARWERX RECORDINGS pages on Bandcamp, also including the SERPENT’S EXILE xingle ‘Wolftriniti’ & ENTER […] → Continue Reading WEPT Starball Contribution & EXIT HiFi remasters {Bandcamp}

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Jesvs WEPT enters Andrew WK’s ‘Best HS band’ SoundCloud contest

SoundCloudContest WEPT's 'Grabber' {listen free here} After several longterm friends of Jesvs WEPT mentioned it to the Xarrier Infrastarwerrx social media pages, our band~label has entered a contest. The theme is "Greatest High School band Ever" and having recorded & released 3 of our 4 full length albums before graduat!ng our public educati0n, we feel we may qualify! […] → Continue Reading Jesvs WEPT enters Andrew WK’s ‘Best HS band’ SoundCloud contest

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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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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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Zilver [25] Xanniversary

Z3|L3BR/\+!NG  25  Y3/\RS  IND3P3ND3N+  U.V.  +h3  MVS!C  !NDVS+RY  * * *~1986*>*2O11~* * *  2525252525252525252525252525252525 *X/\RR!3R*Z!LV3R*XxV   X/\NN!V3RS/\RY* X/\RR|3R & W3P+ +H/\NK Y0U F0R L|ST3N|NG & S33|NG +h3 G|Gz: YR W3LC0M3 ! Twenty~five years ago Wept founded Xarrier Xommunications Xassettes. . . July 4th, 2010: Jhost posted /\ prototype version u.v. what's become XARRIER>C0M A quarter […] → Continue Reading Zilver [25] Xanniversary

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