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Monday, June 1, 2009 @ the Rotunda:
The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA, $5-10, 8pm. (map)

Deflag Haemorrhage/Haien Kontra
"          "[sic] GOLDIE -  drums, voice, credit card, amplifier, stereotaxic.
MATTIN - GNU/Linux computer feedback, voice, guitar.
God Willing
Sanguine Piss
tapes and electronics

Deflag Haemorrhage/Haien Kontra


God Willing

Sanguine Piss


DEFLAG HAEMORRHAGE / HAIEN KONTRA formed in East London in 2001.

DEFLAG HAEMORRHAGE / HAIEN KONTRA perform internationally.

DEFLAG HAEMORRHAGE / HAIEN KONTRA work with noise, silence and abjection.

DEFLAG HAEMORRHAGE / HAIEN KONTRA  transgress all notions of what a performance can be.

First North American tour coinciding with their new release:
“Humiliated” CD Tochnit Aleph (Berlin)

And a reissue of their first work
“Luxury” CD Tochnit Aleph (Berlin)

"Defusing preconceptions of what a live event should be and degrading its components - the sound, the performance, the audience - without imposing aesthetic or moral limits: this is the reason for being of Deflag Haemorrhage/Haien Kontra, the project born in 2001 from the minds of two of the most unpredictable and 'conceptual' contemporary sonic activists: Mattin and "                     "[sic] Goldie. Ferocity and immobility, instruments abused and unused, musicians zombiefied in their 'stage persona' and in general the sense of psychosis, of necessary superfluousness that gushes from every gesture, from each decision taken by this anglo-basco duo make their live event an experience that is all but impossible to relate to, at least until they've stripped you of the costuming of dominant culture. "                      "[sic] Goldie is one of the most original noise musician/performers on the European scene. His double album "ABJECTOR"[sic] is a violent and considered examination of the fragmentation of language, the de-composition of instrumental research and the painful suffering that accompanies it. Far from any current or cultural influence, Goldie's work places itself in a unique conceptual universe, and its cruel voice warbles a mix of agony and ecstasy. Netmage Festival, Italy 2009"

"The most abject music ever made against the reproduction of
stereotypes. When noise becomes impotence, when impotence becomes a
weapon. Noise and improvisation never done before, including elements of
performance and conceptual art. Overdose of meaning, sucked into vacuum of dissolution. You never know where your are. DEFLAG HAEMORRHAGE/HAIEN KONTRA formed in 2001 in Hackney, East London. Noumenal power improv where anything can happen. The improvisation is no longer happening just with musicians and their instruments but on the head of the spectator. Frustration as psychological danger.
We all are spectators: appearance of dissolution mirroring the averageness of our
lives. Something must be done." Mattin 2009

of the most radical and legendary musicians in the
avant-garde such as Eddie Prevost (AMM) and Philip Best
(Consumer Electronics, ex-Whitehouse).

DEFLAG HAEMORRHAGE/HAIEN KONTRA performed in European festivals
such as Netmage (Bologna),  Abject Music (Berlin), MEM (Bilbao) and  TheErrorIsMedia
(London). They recently depleted a residency at Worm