|Whitehouse are an English industrial noise band formed in 1980. They specialise in extreme electronic music which in the late 80s greatly influenced, if not spawned, a wave of (in particular Japanese) 'noise' groups. They are known for their controversial lyrics and images (which have occasionally been interpreted as misogynistic, psychologically disturbing, sexually deviant, and extremely violent) and on occasion have been subject to censorship. Their name is in mock tribute to the British moral campaigner Mary Whitehouse; it is also a reference to a British pornographic magazine of the same name.|
The early music of Whitehouse is often credited with pioneering the Power Electronics (a term founder William Bennett himself coined on the blurb to the Psychopathia Sexualis LP) and noise genres, whose signature sonic elements are simple, pulverizing electronic bass tones twinned with needling high frequencies, sometimes combined with ferocious washes of white noise, with or without vocals. In the early 90s the band phased out the analog equipment responsible for this sound, relying instead on various pieces of computer hardware, and since 2000 they began incorporating unconventional use of rhythm with African percussion elements such as djembes and doundouns. The terse, 'slogan'-based vocal style of the band's formative years has also been replaced on recent albums with an extended, far more verbally complex style.
Whitehouse continue to have a polarising effect in the avant-garde music community. The band's 2003 album "Bird Seed" was given an 'honourable mention' in the digital musics category of Austria's annual Prix Ars Electronica awards.
Whitehouse - 1980- Birthdeath Experience
A1. On Top
A3. Rock And Roll
B1. The Second Coming
B3. Birthdeath Experience
Whitehouse - 2003 - Bird Seed
01. Why You Never Became A Dancer
02. Wriggle Like A Fucking Eel
04. Bird Seed
05. Cut Hands Has The Solution
06. Munkisi Munkondi
очень мне нравится их звучание.
определенно маст хейв.