- CELEBRATING 16
YEARS OF PRETENTIOUS FREE-IMPROV
NOW ON MYSPACE!
second guess WRONG.
already built in and guaranteed to dis / appoint any expectation.
Only by embracing loss can we curate the echoes of our own depth.
Echostructure: based upon the full attainment of unattachment.
WRONG is the misappropriation of the stream -of- consciousness
vulnerability that steers past beauty into full-range climax.
(This is for all you love gods out there.)
is an improvisational anti-structure exploring intimacy / adversary
dynamics through ad hoc musical language and body / unconscious
kinetics; a dys / functional aesthedit made interactive with
Matter Energy Space Time and Artspeak.
has its hands out with no recruitment in mind. This is realized
in a 3-Fold anti-plan for dis / satisfaction: Idea / Engagement
/ Emptyness. Intimacy through Confusion. A full exploration
of intracontextual malaise via bootstrapping individual players'
own limitations of flex / ability and capacity for direct, unmanaged
communication, and against instinct on every level to burn away
the False Self. Jam / Anti-Jam.
avoids Truth, yet constantly stumbles over it. What can be spoken
shall; what cannot shall be held as subtext.
PLAYERS, PAST & PRESENT:
Seraphine Abraham, Jacopo Andreini, Matt Bacon, Rat Bastard, Jon Bates,
Bengala, Shane Broderick, Greg Carr, Jaron Childs,
Amelie Collins, Loren Mazzacane-Connors, Jeremy Day, Dolores Dewberry,
Pat Dundan, Aaron Ebensperger, Chris Freeman,
Peter Gaustad, Carlos
Giffoni, Julia Gilman, Tim Glazner, E.W. Hagstrom,
Don Haight, Eric Hofferber, Jeph Jerman, John Jindra,
Dan Kaniess, Jace Krause, Kyle Lapidus, Craig LeBaron, Le Deuce, Dave
Loftquist, Devin Matticks, Bob Miller, Thurston Moore,
Jon Morgan, Rich Morgan, Matt Moses, Nandor, Nevai, Keith Nicolay, David
OPP, Jesse Petersen, Chad Popple, Carly Ptak,
Mat Rademan, Damian Robinson, Eran Sachs, Matt St. Germain, Chris Sattinger,
Zach Shieffelin, Rod Smith, Sean Smuda,
Lorren Stafford, Eve Vance, John Vance, Peter Victorine,
Weasel Walter, Jon Whitney, Rani Zager.
Tapes cassette, recorded Aug 1994
/ WRONG split
Tapes cassette, recorded Nov 1994, Jan 1995
Subterraund / WRONG split
/ Frigorifero cassette, recorded Jan, Apr + Jun 1995
Das Ludicroix split
cassette, recorded Jan + Apr 1995
All Music cassette, recorded Apr + Jul 1995
"When I'm Hungry I Eat"
CD, recorded Apr 1995
You is Right, I Wanna Be WRONG
Tapes cassette, recorded Dec 95, Feb - Jun 1996
Head cassette, recorded Aug 1996
"It's a Black Bean Pot Luck"
12-inch, recorded Sep 1996
"Ass High and Left of Center"
Velvet Fuckere VHS, recorded Aug 1996
"Tape Heads 3"
cassette, recorded Dec 1997
is Always WRONG
CDR, recorded 1995-1999
"Pakistani Space Album"
CD, recorded Jul 1999
"Blackbean's Dirty Little Secret"
CD, recorded Oct 2000
"No Tribute - Music of the NSB"
CD , recorded 1999
"Freedom From Having To Be There"
Records cassette, recorded Jun 2004
3-inch CDR, recorded Mar 2004
Get the WRONG Idea
Tapes cassette, recorded Oct 1994
Release Unit - Live
cassette, recorded Nov 1994
Pole cassette, recorded Jan + Apr 1995
in the Hand...
cassette, recorded Jun 1995
of the Tracks
Tapes 8-track, recorded Jan + Apr 1995
/ WRONG split
All Music / SunShip 7-inch, recorded Apr + Jun 1995
"P.S. Your Band SUCKS!"
Tapes cassette, recorded May + Jul 1996
"Faute de Mieux"
Tapes cassette, recorded Sep 1996, Dec 1997
From/SunShip dbl CD,
rec. Apr - Jun 1995, Jul - Oct 1996, Jan - Dec 1997, Jan 1998
12-inch, recorded Apr 1995
Even Furthur / High Society
/ SunShip CD, recorded Dec 1996, May 1998
on Avant-Garde Truisms...
cassette, Recorded 1995-2001
"Short Attention Span"
VHS, recorded Mar 2001
Admit We're WRONG - Gold Edition"
CDR, recorded 1998-2004
Nov 30, 1994 / 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Ebensberger,
LeBaron / with Gniessmacher, Punch Drunk, Bellyflop
May 29, 1995 / First Ave., Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Popple / with
Sonic Youth, Dead C
Jun 10, 1995 / First Ave., Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Popple / with
Borbetomagus, Milo Fine, Cock E.S.P.
Jul 18, 1995 / The Red Sea, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Miller /
with Bosco Mazerati, My Three Sons, Betsy Wets Herself
Aug 1, 1995 / Fernando's, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Popple / with
Aug 8, 1995 / The Red Sea, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Popple / with
My Three Sons, Bullet-Proof Vest, The Amputease
Aug 22, 1995 / The Saloon, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Popple / with
Aug 28, 1995 / Uptown Bar, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Popple / with
My Three Sons, Gorge Trio, Bullet-Proof Vest
Nov 4, 1995 / Coffee Club, Moorhead MN / Hagstrom, Vance, Haight, Day
/ with My Three Sons
Dec 15, 1995 / Java Joint, St. Cloud MN / Hagstrom, Vance, Haight, Day
/ with My Three Sons, Energy Park
Feb 7, 1996 / 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Robinson,
Day / with Saucer, Dog Rapes Man, Skinner Pilot
Jun 12, 1996 / 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis / Vance, Day, Smuda, Shieffelin
/ with Vena Cava, Rifle Sport, Flour
Jul 10, 1996 / Mighty Fine, Minneapolis / Vance, Robinson, Smuda, J.Morgan,
Sattinger, Gaustad / with Cock E.S.P., The Pins
Aug 17, 1996 / Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago / Hagstrom, Vance,
Sattinger, Smuda / with Flying Luttenbachers, Malta
Aug 18, 1996 / Puppetry Arts Studio, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance,
Sattinger, Robinson, Smuda / with Tranquil, Foe Toe
Aug 24, 1996 / Knitting Factory, New York / Hagstrom, Vance, Sattinger,
Smuda, Nicolay / with 13 Gauge, Hippopotamous
Aug 26, 1996 / The Cooler, New York / Hagstrom, Vance, Sattinger, Robinson,
Smuda, Lapidus, Moses, Bates
Sep 15, 1996 (early) / 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance,
Robinson, Smuda / witrh Babes in Toyland, Emma Peel
Sep 15, 1996 (late) / 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance,
Robinson, Smuda / witrh Babes in Toyland, Emma Peel
Sep 27, 1996 / SunSpace, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Robinson / with
My Three Sons, Lost in Translation, Blacki
Oct 15, 1996 / Fernando's, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, J.Morgan /
with Wham-O, Stinkin Lizaveta, Blue Duchess
Oct 16, 1996 / 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, J.Morgan,
Smith / with Irving Klaw Trio, John S. Hall
Jan 11, 1997 / Empty Bottle, Chicago / Hagstrom, Vance, Bacon, Freeman
/ with the Nihilist Spasm Band
Jan 14, 1997 / Terminal, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Robinson, Matticks
/ with Blacki, Francis Gumm
May 16, 1997 / Art Jones Gallery, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Day,
Matticks, Smith / with Smut, Firebrat, Dave Foley
Jul 19, 1997 / Salon Zwerge, Chicago / Vance, Matticks, Glazner, Bengala,
Ptak / with Hit by Flying Glass, Grandpa + the Girls
Jul 22, 1997 / Terminal, Minneapolis / Vance, Matticks, Robinson, Krause
/ with Command Module, Mafia
Jul 25, 1997 / Laughing Cup, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Robinson,
Matticks / with Lost in Translation, Liar's Club
Sep 19, 1997 / Memorial Hall, Madison WI / Hagstrom, Vance, Matticks,
Day, Bacon, Bengala, St.Germain / with Shadow Ring
Dec 4, 1997 / Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Day, Kaniess,
R.Morgan, Childs, Collins / with Grant Hart
May 16, 1998 / The Space, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Kaniess, Victorine,
Krause, Smith, Loftquist, R.Morgan / with Caba
May 30, 1998 / Winnebago County Fairgrounds, Pecatonica IL / Hagstrom,
Vance, Walter, Bacon / with Gooseneck
Aug 11, 1998 / Terminal, Minneapolis / Vance, Kaniess, Matticks, Jindra,
Abraham, St.Germain, Gaustad, Krause / with Skye Klad
Sep 15, 1998 / Terminal, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Kaniess / with
90 Day Men, The Captain
Oct 19, 1998 / The Cooler, New York / Hagstrom, Vance, Bacon, Lapidus,
Bengala, Bastard / with Super, Flybussen, Timeblind
Nov 27, 1998 / Jitter's, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance / with FB99,
Dave Loftquist, Erik Wivinus as 0=2
Jul 10, 1999 / Gus Lucky's, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Day, Kaniess,
Matticks / with Dick AKA Dick, Laundryroom Squelchers
Oct 27, 1999 / Tonic, New York / Vance, Bacon, Mazzacane-Connors / with
date unknown, 2000 / Gus Lucky's, Minneapolis / Vance, Kaniess
Oct 22, 2000 / WLUW-FM, Chicago / Hagstrom, Bacon, Andreini, Gilman
Mar 10, 2001 / Churchill's, Miami / Hagstrom, Vance, Bacon / with Pengo,
Newton, U Can Unlearn Guitar, Asthmatic
Jul 5, 2002 / Subtonic, New York / Hagstrom, Vance, Giffoni / with Wobbly
Oct 21, 2003 / The Church, Minneapolis / Vance, Petersen / with Costes,
Cock E.S.P., U Can Unlearn Guitar
Nov 11, 2003 / The Church (Basement), Minneapolis / Vance, Kaniess /
May 24, 2004 / Big V's, St. Paul / Hagstrom, Vance / with NTX+Turquoise
Diamonds, Dirty Projector, Faggot
Jun 15, 2004 / Den of Confusion, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance / with
Laundry Room Squelchers, Ova!
Jun 30, 2004 / First Ave, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Hofferber,
Dewberry, Stafford / part of the Rockstar noise orchestra
Jul 20, 2004 / Acadia, Minneapolis / Hagstrom, Vance, Petersen, Dundan,
St. Germain / with Childs/Seru/Thompson/Zorn/Lafkas
Aug 3, 2004 / Big V's, St. Paul / Hagstrom, Vance / with Growing, Tarantism,
The Bran (...) Pos, Rotten Milk, Diamonds
Aug 7, 2007 / Uganda, Jerusalem / Vance, Zager / with Amram Hapsychee,
Aug 12, 2007 / Patiphone, Tel Aviv / Vance, Zager, Sachs, OPP / with
Lietterschpich Diet, Katamine
April 15, 2008 / Future Pasture, Minneapolis / Vance, Hagstrom / with
Laundryroom Squelchers, Jesse Petersen
October 23, 2008 / Hampshire College, Amherst / Vance, Hagstrom, Moore,
Rademan, Broderick / with Cock E.S.P., White Mice
October 24, 2008 / Death by Audio, Brooklyn / Vance, Lapidus, Nevai
/ with Sauce Party, Future Blondes, Radio Shock
May 29, 2009 / Heliotrope Festival, Ritz Theatre, Minneapolis / Vance, Hagstrom, Kaniess
October 12, 2009 / Big V's, St. Paul / Vance, Kaniess
April 13, 2010 / International Noise Conference, Turf Club, St. Paul / Vance, Kaniess, Carr
where WRONG has played: