{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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‘In-Wept’ Uber~Genuii Archives Vol.111: 1st Person Skyzeye View u.v. X/\rrier X0mmvnixationz {mk I}

      Every 2 or 3 years we enjoy the occasional random shoutout of the blue from the rare audience member/ friend of band/ fan. Whom we did not realize how much they enjoyed our musical contributions back in the day?! Of course that’s what it was all about: communication. We pick up this tale midstream […] → Continue Reading ‘In-Wept’ Uber~Genuii Archives Vol.111: 1st Person Skyzeye View u.v. X/\rrier X0mmvnixationz {mk I}

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Zerpent’z Exile: Betrayed by Dezign? {Eden’z False Premise, Promise & Pretense!}

Vorticite performing at International Autoshow @ Maryland Convention Center w/ BC Rich Bich gtr. Lamborghini Countach formerly owned by adult instructional video filmstar Ron ‘Hedgehog’ Jeremy.       Thee name Zerpent’z Exile is based in Genesis: as the song Zerpent u.v. Copper was our goth revison of Revelations?!? That ‘creation myth’ u.v. Genesis; all the alleged good book is […] → Continue Reading Zerpent’z Exile: Betrayed by Dezign? {Eden’z False Premise, Promise & Pretense!}

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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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Info Age Blues: {Why Cream Has 411 and Politics = 000} ‘Unleash Thee Locusts’ x SULTANZ u.v. {+} VORTYX “blackened progressive doom” ~ new xingle!

<a data-cke-saved-href=”http://sultanzuvtheev0rtyx.bandcamp.com/track/unleash-thee-locusts” href=”http://sultanzuvtheev0rtyx.bandcamp.com/track/unleash-thee-locusts”>Unleash Thee Locusts!!! by $ultanz u*v* {+} \/0rtyx</a>       It dawned on this mf while watching Cream’s farewell concert at the Royal Albert hall that any 30 seconds of their music that might contains more actual human knowledge, wisdom and enlightening messages then any comparative 30 minutes of political hogwash bullshit new~speak nonsense. Every […] → Continue Reading Info Age Blues: {Why Cream Has 411 and Politics = 000} ‘Unleash Thee Locusts’ x SULTANZ u.v. {+} VORTYX “blackened progressive doom” ~ new xingle!

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X/\RRI3R Against Prejudice, Divisiveness & Censoring Protesters {W3PT & Zerpentz Exile Re: jh0st}

      our ENTER album was the focused version which the new song is the liberated musical form of same song really.very game changing jam for certain. it’s like the final evolution of urban psychosis & odom, which were harmolodic but riff and groove based w/ some soloing, yet {deadCscrolls aka jamstone aka unleash […] → Continue Reading X/\RRI3R Against Prejudice, Divisiveness & Censoring Protesters {W3PT & Zerpentz Exile Re: jh0st}

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~M A U R I C E ^ W H I T E ^ { 19.12.41 ~ 03.02.16 } R O C K ^ [ i n ] ^ P A X~

~ M A U R I C E ^ W H I T E ^ R O C K ^ [i n ] ^ P A X ~ { E A R T H ^ W I N D ^ & ^ F I R E }      Saw these guys about 5 years back on […] → Continue Reading ~M A U R I C E ^ W H I T E ^ { 19.12.41 ~ 03.02.16 } R O C K ^ [ i n ] ^ P A X~

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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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R U Hendrixified? Why Jimi’s Tone Rules Time & Space

Another neat gear guide to dating JH EXP pix is that the extra tall straight front Marshall cabinets were mostly out of backline by late ’67, early 68. They were from the JTM-45/100 KT66 valve (tube in UK) GZ34 valve rectifier series of amps and had the pre~Rolla Celestion greenbacks rated at 20w or was […] → Continue Reading R U Hendrixified? Why Jimi’s Tone Rules Time & Space

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Harmolodics 101 For Dummies: Ornette Coleman’s unique music theory

1959: the ‘pianoless’ quartet {a rad concept in itself during post-bop}, Ornette on his white plastic alto sax, Don Cherry on a pocket trumpet, and a rhythm section of Ed Blackwell & Charlie Haden as fluid as the asymmetrical Harmolodic brass. Harmolodic was Ornette’s concept which democratically freed the bass and drums from roles of […] → Continue Reading Harmolodics 101 For Dummies: Ornette Coleman’s unique music theory

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ORNETTE COLEMAN {Re}:Shape the Millenium w/ Harmolodix!

           Everyone who likes Ornette Coleman​’s music has 1000 great things to say about him  as a person & artist of zenith caliber. Here’s what I got from the maestro: in ’86 it was announced along with Charlie Haden on bass (from original ‘pianoless’ quartet), his son Denardo & Jack DeJohnette​ on electronic/ acoustic […] → Continue Reading ORNETTE COLEMAN {Re}:Shape the Millenium w/ Harmolodix!

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Zultanz u.v. {+} Vortyx presents: Thee L()~()KING GLASSES, North Pole

Imagine original island Dub stylee production over cyberpunk via spacerock and avant garde elect0-tech/tonic industrial improvisation = Zu|+/\nz u.v.{+} V0r+3>< presents Th33 L00K!NG GL/\SS3S [N0rth P0|e]. A long time ago in a warehouse far away, Zultan Vorticez & Nomad Dr0ne convened to rewrite the unholy book of sonic life. This very unprofitable yet aesthetically groundbreaking [...] → Continue Reading Zultanz u.v. {+} Vortyx presents: Thee L()~()KING GLASSES, North Pole

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Telekasts to 0blivion?: History u.v. Telekasterz in XARRIER…

 Jesvs WEPT rocking a 'tuxedo' Telecaster live for 18 songs in 1988? hear it here. . . Naked Hope 2xLP!  Why does WEPT 'oscillate & turn' on the axis u.v Gibx0n & F3nd3r precepts of guitar design and tone? Becuase both have always been functional for the music written, with some guitars even seeming to direct the course […] → Continue Reading Telekasts to 0blivion?: History u.v. Telekasterz in XARRIER…

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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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ENTER: {Wake V}0rticiti [LP]

Enter Wake (V)orticiti by Serpent&#39;s Exile      ENTER : _Wake~{V}_0r+¡c+¡ _                                       1.            XHAMAN~$sssss                                    […] → Continue Reading ENTER: {Wake V}0rticiti [LP]

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