Glenn Branca With The Paranoid Critical Revolution
THE PARANOID CRITICAL REVOLUTION have been playing the NYC club scene since 2006. Their self-released debut CD "Death of the Cool" came out in December 2007 just in time for the band to play ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES, "A Nightmare Before Christmas" in Minehead, England. PCR has a lot coming up in 2009. Their second CD, "Euphobia" will be released on Gravid Hands Records in Europe in May. The Norwegian label, Norway Rat Records will be releasing a limited edition vinyl single "Diablo Ex Machina (Live)". The band has also been invited to play the South By Southwest Music Festival in March. Their sound could be described as Post-Neo-No Wave Oddcore Punk.
In addition to PCR, Guitarist Reg Bloor has been playing with Glenn Branca (to whom she is married) since 2000. She played in Branca's Symphony No. 12, Lesson No. 3, his rock band Branca/Bloor, in his trio, eventually becoming Concertmaster for his Symphony No. 13 for 100 Guitars. In the late 90's she was a founding member of the Boston-based band TWITCHER, who released the self-produced CD "Leg of Lamb of God" in 1999 and appeared on the soundtrack for the Troma film "Terror Firmer".
Prior to joining PCR, drummer Libby Fab studied electro-acoustic music and music composition at Trinity College Dublin, where she completed an M.Phil in Music and Media Technology. Libby became part of the Glenn Branca crew in 2006 as technical director, rehearsal drummer and assistant engineer for Symphony No. 13. She has worked on Branca's shows in Montclair (New Jersey), Ghent, Dublin, London, Minehead, Rome, Seattle and St. Louis. She also performed in Branca's Lesson No. 3 in London and Minehead.
"I'm digging the Paranoid Critical Revolution CD - (Reg)'s a killer gtrist and libby is amazing as well." --Thurston Moore, Sonic Youth
"Whoa. That was pretty intense, to say the least." -- Mike Watt after playing PCR on The Watt From Pedro Show.
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