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Album Review

There are few album titles more on-the-nose than the Flying Luttenbachers' Systems Emerge from Complete Disorder. Opening with the unreconstructed feedback-and-skronk guitar noise of "Entropic Field/Total Disorder/Cellular Chaos," the album builds organically, with each song building off of one or more elements from the song immediately preceding, culminating in the wild-eyed frenzy of the side-long "Rise of the Iridescent Behemoth." Recorded as a one-man-band solo project by leader Weasel Walter, Systems Emerge from Complete Disorder sounds like some kind of unholy marriage between Magma's aggressive, spiky '70s prog, the untrammeled anarchy of a European free improv set from the late '60s, and the pummeling aggression of modern-day Scandinavian death metal, a comparison particularly warranted by the three-part "Kkringg." As always, there's a concept explained in the liner notes of this entirely instrumental album, something to do with the Flying Luttenbachers' ongoing post-apocalyptic mythology, but even on its own, the music has an unearthly, disturbing strangeness.


Formed: 1990

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '90s, '00s

A product of the fertile music scene centered around Chicago's Wicker Park area, the free jazz ensemble the Flying Luttenbachers was formed in 1990 by multi-instrumentalist Weasel Walter, a veteran of area punk bands whose love of the music of avant-saxophonist Hal Russell inspired him to form a jazz group of his own. Walter soon teamed with bassist Bill Pisarri and others to found the Sound Improvisation Collective, who on a flyer for their March 8, 1991, debut performance described themselves as...
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