instrumentation and contact or whatever. (Milwaukee, WI)
Ancient man gained mastery over his environment through the use of tools--simple machines allowed him to lift heavier objects and kill larger animals. Dan of Earth (plenty primitive himself) uses the same philosophy towards muzak production -- developing machines and algorithms to do things he cannot do himself, like compose and perform "musical" tasks.

Dan of Earth is coming at this noise thing from a far dorkier standpoint than some of his colleagues, as can be seen by his influences: audio artifacts like Symphonies of the Planets, VLF radio, numbers stations, Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music, soundtrack to Forbidden Planet (1956), and anomalous sounds like Bloop and the Taos Hum.

Dan of Earth has spent the last 20 years trying very hard to not learn to play any "real" instruments, and has largely succeeded in this. He uses homebuilt electronic and acoustic devices, and writes simple c++ programs when hardware musical solutions are impractical.

Dan of Earth considers circuit-bending to be "totally cheating", but has no problem stealing "found sounds" from pretty much everywhere.

Dan of Earth's instrument of choice, for many years, was modular synthesizer. In 2014 he switched over to an all Bibletron platform--much easier to carry around and set up! also, far more primitive and weird looking...

Oh Good Grief--Dan of Earth is back on the face book. There's a couple of snippets out on the soundcloud, as well.

Upcoming Shows!
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July 21st 2016: Black Bloc w/ Falter, the Smudge, Infliction Rate, Invertabit, Citizen 2-13 and Dan of Earth at The Local, Milw fb

July 23rd 2016: Day 1 of Synth Fest fb

discography
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June 2016
'Noise Coffee Compilation vol 1' CDR
(Really Bad Records)
December 2015
'Gideon XOR Bibletron'
an official Dan of Earth product.
Built in an edition of 20.
(Colbecklabs)

related, see here: Bibletron Studies
August 2015
'logos' C24
(Colbeck Labs)
Download
May 2014
'Milwaukee Noise Punks'
split with Citizen 2-13, Invertabit, Plague Mother, Dan of Earth
Dual C10
(Citizen 2-13)
TRAUMATIC STATIC review here.

August 2013
'Grab your hairnet and warplugs and come to the machine' C24
(Colbeck Labs)
Download
July 2012
V/A 'Minimalism and Juxtaposition Compilation'
net compilation
(Rainbow Bridge)
Bandcamp Download
April 2012
V/A 'Milwaukee Noise 2005-2010'
12-CS boxed set
(FTAM)

Download
Feb 2012
'Voynich was here' 3"cdr / download
(Colbeck Labs)

Download

Memory Wave Transmission review here .

May 2011
Dan of Earth / A Night to Dismember split
(Datahex Records)

Download

Apr 2011
Neutral Bacon Test
Dan of Earth / Cum Sock / Paregorik split 3.5" floppy
(Meziprostor)
OOP!

Nov 2010
'Shed a Soft Mongoloid Tear' 3"cdr (FTAM)

MEMORY WAVE TRANSMISSION review here.
ONE TRUE DEAD ANGEL review here.
EXISTENCE ESTABLISHMENT review here.

Download
May 2010
'...I can still see the X' (Datahex Records)

Download
ONE TRUE DEAD ANGEL review here.
EXISTENCE ESTABLISHMENT review here.

live action
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Dan of Earth at Cactus Club (11/8/14) from Bullart.


Dan Of Earth at The Borg Ward (2/17/13) from Bullart.


Dan Of Earth at Milwaukee Noise Fest 2010 (Day 3: 9/25/10)
from Bullart.


Phoned Nil Trio at The Borg Ward (3/3/12) from Bullart.

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