RRRecords has always been one of the most daring record labels. Label owner Ron Lessard (a.k.a. Emil Beaulieau) has pushed the idea of what a record can be to the extreme and is one of the most important supporters of noise music ever since he started the label in the early 80s. His newest release does not disappoint.

RRR-1000 Lock Groove LP, RRRecords' newest compilation, features some of the biggest names in today's noise world submitting 50 short tracks with each one ending in a locked groove, making them endlessly loop for all time. Participating artists are AMK, Aaron Dilloway, Thomas Dimuzio, Kevin Drumm, Carlos Giffoni, Incapacitants, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Jason Lescalleet, Francisco López, Lasse Marhaug, The New Blockaders, Jerome Noetigner, Prurient, RLW, Damion Romero, Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock, Sudden Infant, Keith Fullerton Whitman, C. Spencer Yeh, and Otomo Yoshide.

In proper RRRecords fashion, each LP comes with its own handmade record cover, done by Ron Lessard. To see a short video of the record covers and to hear samples of Keith Fullerton Whitman's submissions, go here. You can also check samples of C. Spencer Yeh's submissions. If you'd like to be able to endlessly annoy your neighbors or cover up the sound of your roommate getting it on at 4 AM, this may just be your record.

Photo: [Seth Tisue]

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