Matt Brinkman (aka Mat Brinkman, Meerk Puffy, Mystery Brinkman, Brinkman, Brinkmangler, Mucid Cuspidor, ZZ POT etc.) is an artist and electronic musician. He was a founding member of the Fort Thunder artist live-work space in Providence, RI. He recorded with the bands Mindflayer and Forcefield, who p
Maurico Kagel was a German-Argentine composer, filmmaker, visual artist, and playwright of Argentine birth. He is recognized as one of the most important figures in 20th century European music, and has garnered his place through his imaginative, absurd, and theatrical works for the concert hall. Kage
The Red Krayola (formerly The Red Crayola) was a psychedelic, avant-garde rock band from Houston, Texas, formed by art students at the University of St. Thomas (Texas) in 1966. The band was led by singer/guitarist and visual artist Mayo Thompson, along with drummer Frederick Barthelme (brother of nov
The Mars Volta can adequately be described as musical incineration, from the wailing vocals of Cedric Bixler-Zavala to the distorted guitar and unorthodox time signatures of Omar Rodriguez-Lopez.
The two musicians formed The Mars Volta in 2001 after the break-up of their influential punk group At