What's up with avant-garde music



Two years back, the fabulously wrong trio IED-IUD released a deliciously annoying CD-R that came in a handmade package wrapped in a nitrile glove. Perish the Petty Tyrants, a limited-edition, four-song EP MT6 Records put out in December, isn't as annoying but holy hell! this trio has not lost anything in the packaging or the ear-assault departments. Each CD-R comes in a homemade case cut from LP covers (Aerosmith and the Temptations here) along with a booklet culled from what seems to be a cut-up physics text and skin mags. The title track is a blast of big-bore rock while "Slugs 2: Return of the Slugs" and "My UFO Nightmare"...