tasaday, conservative snizz
also: cock e.s.p., wrong
a kaleidoscopic soundtrack for high-risk behavior: indulgences
in vice alternately presented as legitimate male rites of passage
and as the cold rush of extreme sports. instruments and non-instruments
combine to create dark atmospheres where altered states of body
and mind are celebrated and codified. at other times pure aural
catarsis providing a peek into the exhaustion of crippling lethargy
and the brain chemical reactions leading to clinical depression.
- "mud dunk" (muddunk.mp3)
from 7-inch + split cd
- excerpt from "extranauseous" cdr (extraex.mp3)
- more available on our myspace
untitled lathe-cut 7-inch (2003, sunship)
- v/a "hurts so good" cock e.s.p. remix cd (2003, v/vm)
- "extranauseous" cdr, (2004, destyl)
- split cassette w/ cock e.s.p. (2004, fdde)
- v/a "fok rotkop"
3-inch cdr (2005, audiobot/imvated/jelly)
split cd with dolores dewberry (2005, sunship
+ 5 other labels)
- v/a "mélange-a-trois" cdr (2006, e.f.
hagstrom and mr. hofferber's previous project - freeform experimental
music ranging from extreme feedback with scrap metal percussion,
to the subtle latent sound of small objects. most recordings were
realized in the basement of a minneapolis record store, with the
exception of a double cassette release featuring recordings made
in several bathrooms throughout the city. performed live several
times, including an infamous set at the 7th street entry where
the duo was covered in corn syrup and rolled around in mud. releases
included a split 7-inch with impact test and numerous cassettes.
special guest musicians included erik wivinus of skyeklad, salamander
- "stump" (stump.mp3)
from a 1996 7-inch
is the main enzyme with a number of subunits, each holding a main
focus; dealing with a specific cultural or musical style, genre,
philosophy, format or method. the meme is planted firmly in the
soil of the international cultural exchange network, and from
there it is intended to grow at its own phase. ad infinitum. the
various units of origami republika have been present in public
200-300 times in 25 countries; presenting concerts and sessions,
happenings, performances, exhibitions, via mail art shows, collaborations
and gatherings, in the streets and in secrecy, on radioshows and
more, always facing as extremely varied target groups as possible.
art at the rock club. rock at the art space.