|Les Georges Leningrad from Montreal play a mutant-retard dance punk. Their first album is much more interesting and primitive than their second polished offering. They took the retard out.|
Les Georges Leningrad - Georges V // Sponsorships // Soopa Doopa
Live set - Michael Goodstein's show on WFMU (real audio)
|PaperRad are a bunch of hippies from Providence who make the ugliest art imaginable (a compliment!). Watch their Gumby flash animations.|
PaperRad Gumby Life is a Mister E // Graffitti Bridge // X Maz
Visit thePaperRad website for some eye fatigue. They also put out a print version of their pop art brut scrawlings called Paper Rodeo.
see also: Fort Thunder- the trash heap commune that spawned Lightning Bolt and art darlings Forcefield.
|Jyrk.com - A couple good flash animations on this Portland, Oregon site which elaborates the Providence aesthetic. They also have releases by Xiu Xiu & Yellow Swans among others.|
Total Shutdown Flash Animation // Neon Hunk Flash Animation
see also: Total Shutdown // Neon Hunk