Terrior Bute's Bloody SXSW Spectacle
There's a lot of room for accidents in Terrior Bute's sound. For the Milwaukee group's outdoor performance in front of a vegan-friendly greasy spoon in Austin yesterday, their spastic synth-pop was accented by static, feedback and loud, uncontrollable pops from their equipment's questionable electrical connections, as well as the sharp thumps the microphone made whenever their singer slung the microphone over his shoulder to play his keyboard with both hands.
The most disconcerting sound of the set, though, was the
loud, bassy grunt his synthesizer made when he wiped his blood off of it.
Midway through the set, he had developed a pretty nasty nose bleed—blame it on