To Live and Shave in LA stopped by the WFMU studios to play a live set for Brian Turner's show back in September of 2004.
Sonic manipulator Tom Smith plugs into the inner bulb of his psyche and spews more personality into noise rock than most (and "rock" is a definite factor in this equation.) The years-in-the-making 2LP opus "The 18th Century Wigmaker in Williamsburg" is a total masterpiece of cut-up madness, demented drum-and-bass, dub destruction, vocal exorcisms, and more sludge pouring into your ears than you can comprehend. What may be deemed impenetrable at first will surely and inevitably get Tom recognized as this millenium's true Disco Diva. (Much better than that Nick Cave twit. -Ed.)
The band today: Tom Smith: Vocal, Mark Morgan: Guitar, backing vocal, Ben Wolcott: Oscillator, Don Fleming: Guitar, backing vocal, Andrew WK: Drums, backing vocal, Rat Bastard: Electronics.
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