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Midnight Only (RJ Myato / Jabe Ledoux): Midnight Only (Love Earth Music)

An album of dense electronics, drums and gongs from Vermont drummer and experimenter Jabe Ledoux, aka Jo Bled, and Pittsburgh noise artist RJ Myato, co-founder of NNN Coalition and curator of Enforced Existence label, in three works from assertive jumbles of sound, to buzzy drones with muted percussion and ending with an ocean of blurred and swooping harmonics.
 

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RJ Myato-electronics

Jabe Ledoux-drumset, gong


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Label: Love Earth Music
Catalog ID: LEM-337
Squidco Product Code: 34848

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2024
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
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"Wild and energetic words apply to the duo Midnight Only, RJ Myato on electronics and Jabke Ledoux on drumset and gong. Opener 'Salted Caramel' is one furious, wild roller coaster of feedback noise and that drummer trashing around like a Muppet - no offence. 'Massive Faces', the third track on this release, is a similar noise fest but with the drums effectively twisted and turned inside the electronics, so we no longer recognise these as such. This is the most traditional piece of noise music on this release. In the middle, we find 'Some Creature', a remarkable tranquillity harbour. Electronics are used to get the gong in motion and there is some deep bass rumble to be heard. Combined, these elements result in some excellent, powerful pieces of drone music, a heavyweight of intensity. The variety of approaches here is quite exciting and yet also coherent. I'd like to see which direction they will head to next."-Fran de Waard, Vital Weekly


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Artist Biographies

"RJ Myato is an American, Pittsburgh based noise artist and co-founder of NNN Coalition & label and the Kill Collector Culture netlabel. He currently curates the Enforced Existence label."

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/1496562-RJ-Myato)
6/12/2024

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Jabe Ledoux is an experimental musician, sound artist, drummer, composer and improviser based in Vergennes, Vermont. His main project is Jo Bled.

-Jo Bled Bandcamp (https://jobled.bandcamp.com/)
6/12/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Salted Caramel 10:15

2. Some Creature 10:27

3. Massive Faces 10:04

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