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Low End Theory

Aug 8, 2023 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

ZBC Rock

With DJ Ouroboros

Welcome to Low End Theory. If I were to describe the aesthetics of Low End Theory as a musical territory or space, its borders would be provided by doom/stoner/psych metal on one side, contemporary prog and prog metal on another, experimental/electronic/folk on a third, and enclosed finally by the long arc of classic and contemporary post-punk that bends towards dub. The mission of this radio show is to conjure a farrago of heavy sonic fictions of sound, words, and music appropriate and fitting to the heaviness of the times. But fear not, this Low End Theory is not dour or depressing; on the contrary, we seek out the joyful and ecstatic in the acoustic depths of the low end’s vibrating, pulsing heart. And who among us does not need some joy anchored in the deep sonority of the low end, especially now?

Low End Theory
8:00 AM
Gnoomes - Eternal Trans Siberian
Gnoomes Eternal Trans Siberian
Ax Ox Rocket Recordings 2023 Rock
8:06 AM
REZN - Morphing
REZN Morphing Rezn, Vinnum Sabbathi
Morphing MERLIN - Blues Funeral Recordings 2023 Rock
8:13 AM
Garbage - Cities in Dust
Garbage Cities in Dust Budgie, Sioux, Steven Severin
Witness to Your Love BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited 2023 Rock
8:20 AM
The Bellwether Syndicate - And If We Miss the Night
The Bellwether Syndicate And If We Miss the Night William Faith
Vestige & Vigil Nexilis / Schubert Music Europe GmbH 2023 Rock
8:25 AM
Kosmischer Läufer - Nordlicht
Kosmischer Läufer Nordlicht Martin Zeichnete
The Secret Cosmic Music of the East German Olympic Program 1972-83, Vol. 5 Kosmischer Läufer 2023
8:30 AM
PJ Harvey - August
PJ Harvey August PJ Harvey
I Inside the Old Year Dying PTKF 2023
8:33 AM
Nun Gun - The Aesthetics of Hunger
Nun Gun The Aesthetics of Hunger
Mondo Decay Algiers Recordings/Witty Books 2020
8:41 AM
The Fierce & the Dead - Golden Thread
The Fierce & the Dead Golden Thread
Notes from the Invisible World Spencer Park Music 2022
8:47 AM
The Devil's Trade - Clear Like the Wind
The Devil's Trade Clear Like the Wind Dávid György Makó
Vidékek vannak idebenn ORCHARD - Season of Mist 2023 Folk
8:53 AM
Dave Lombardo - Maunder in Liminality
Dave Lombardo Maunder in Liminality Dave Lombardo
Rites of Percussion ORCHARD - Ipecac Recordings 2023 Rock
8:56 AM
House of All - There's More
House of All There's More
House of All Tiny Global Productions 2023
8:59 AM
They Watch Us From The Moon - On The Fields Of The Moon
They Watch Us From The Moon On The Fields Of The Moon Luna Nemesis, The General Shane Thirteen, Adryon Prahktaur, Zakkatron, R. Benjamin Black, Nova 10101001
Chronicle: Act 1, The Ascension New Heavy Sounds 2023 Rock
9:12 AM
Unkenny Valleys - Crawl
Unkenny Valleys Crawl Kenneth Estrada Y Santiago
Giant Yellow Eyes DISTROKID - Pitchbox Music 2022 Rock
9:16 AM
"Darling The Dawn" Constellation 2023 Rock
9:19 AM
Black Moon Circle - Cohiba
Black Moon Circle Cohiba Øyvin Engan, Vemund Engan, Tomas Järmyr, Scott Heller
Leave the Ghost Behind Black Moonshine 2023 Rock
9:31 AM
Heilung - Anoana
Heilung Anoana Christopher Juul, Maria Franz, Kai Uwe Faust
Drif Season of Mist 2022
9:36 AM
Ishmael Ensemble - The River (feat. Yazz Ahmed)
Ishmael Ensemble The River (feat. Yazz Ahmed) Pete Cunningham, Jake Spurgeon
A State of Flow Severn Songs 2019
9:40 AM
Medevil - Pray for Me
Medevil Pray for Me
Mirror in the Darkness Medevil 2023
9:49 AM
Oceanlord - Siren
Oceanlord Siren Peter Willmott, Jason Ker, Jon May
Kingdom Cold Magnetic Eye Records 2023 Heavy Metal
9:56 AM
Black Doldrums - Sidewinder
Black Doldrums Sidewinder Black Doldrums
Dead Awake Fuzz Club Records 2022 Rock
9:59 AM
The KVB - Structural Index
The KVB Structural Index Kat Day, Nicholas Wood
Unity MERLIN - Invada Records UK 2021
Chat is archived.
DJ Ouroboros (host) 7:58:07 AM
Good morning, ZBC world!
ricklistens 8:02:49 AM
LET it be !!
Saginaw 8:04:27 AM
Good morning
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:05:24 AM
Woot woot! Saginaw and Rick are on the LET express!
Shantra 8:08:16 AM
I Heart Noise 8:14:07 AM
I Heart Noise 8:14:32 AM
Something something from me > https://iheartnoise.bandcamp.com/album/in-the-running-25
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:16:51 AM
Welcome to this morning's Low End fold, Shantra and IHN
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:17:48 AM
Looks very cool, IHN
I Heart Noise 8:17:59 AM
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:18:04 AM
How long have you been with Norman Records?
I Heart Noise 8:19:28 AM
Quite awhile now! They helped a great deal with some of our records...
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:20:31 AM
They are pretty great--really transformed the distribution landscape for avant music, especially in the UK
I Heart Noise 8:21:42 AM
ricklistens 8:25:40 AM
LET and Bellwether ushering in the rain
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:27:37 AM
Raining here as well
I Heart Noise 8:34:10 AM
Wait - is this PJ Harvey? Doing trap?
pmcWhenevah 8:34:11 AM
That sounded very JohnWilliams Lost in Space melody for the olympics? Looks like an interesting release that there… later 🫶🏼🤣😱
I Heart Noise 8:35:21 AM
Oh Nun Gun - they're good
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:35:53 AM
Very interesting story behind that Kosmicher Laufer piece, PMC--stay tuned!
I Heart Noise 8:35:53 AM
Algiers is great too. Saw them playing a tiny club at a fest - they blew the roof off the place
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:36:35 AM
Algiers rules! Saw them here in Toronto at a very small club and everybody left indelibly marked by the experience
PeterC 8:54:56 AM
morning all...was listening in the car and just arrived at the office in time for fire alarms!!
DJ Ouroboros (host) 8:56:25 AM
Morning, Peter!
Pat Irwin 9:08:08 AM
The Bot was broadcasting in mono bf your show :/ anyone else notice?
ricklistens 9:16:46 AM
was sleeping in mono....strange dreams..,
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:16:52 AM
I Heart Noise 9:21:12 AM
This reminds me of Young Gods
I Heart Noise 9:21:25 AM
Maybe the vocals?
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:21:31 AM
Yes--I hear it.
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:22:26 AM
"Gasoline Man"
I Heart Noise 9:22:47 AM
JeffB 9:23:38 AM
Reminds me of Gershwin in a very ideational way
JeffB 9:24:25 AM
Hey iHN you're Skyjelly? Played on my last ZBC show. Kinda gave you some grief though. That's my nature.
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:25:37 AM
IHN is Skylelly???
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:26:27 AM
Howdy, JB. Gave you a shout-out earlier for Unkenney Valleys. Gnoomes as well
I Heart Noise 9:28:09 AM
I'm not in Skyjelly, but I manage that band :) Yes...
JeffB 9:28:51 AM
Thanks for the mention DJO:)
I Heart Noise 9:29:08 AM
And good tunes so far
I Heart Noise 9:29:14 AM
Good times
JeffB 9:29:26 AM
i'm late to the party.. prepping for crazy day
I Heart Noise 9:29:40 AM
Sounds like thunder outside
I Heart Noise 9:29:46 AM
Storms on the way
JeffB 9:31:02 AM
Sun was just shining outer Cape. Very dry here hoping we get some rain.
JeffB 9:31:14 AM
Radio friendly shoegaze ?
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:31:34 AM
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:31:42 AM
I Heart Noise 9:31:47 AM
Shoegaze and psych...
ricklistens 9:35:23 AM
managing skyjelly must be hard to handle
JeffB 9:48:01 AM
Chilliwack "Gone Gone Gone"
ricklistens 9:50:20 AM
darkening clouds leading into alchemy
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:50:32 AM
I damn near said "keep it locked", lol
Jamie Cohen (1) 9:50:59 AM
'morning all!
JeffB 9:51:08 AM
you did say "Before that"
JeffB 9:52:10 AM
but your microphone sounds really good! Jamie what are you doing up this early ?!
Jamie Cohen (1) 9:53:22 AM
asking myself the same question...
DJ Ouroboros (host) 9:57:19 AM
Morning, JC!