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RICARDA COMETA: 20 Underground Noise Rock Albums You Missed in 2018 – Grizzly Butts

“Take a deep breath and prepare your mind for the unsettling reality of improvised South American noise rock fueled uh, improvisation. The second record from improvisational Argentina/Peru based instrumentalists RICARDA COMETA appears as an anxious and chiming shake of Latin…

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RICARDA COMETA: Ricarda Cometa 2 review – SonicAbuse

“For those who go dizzy over Sonic Youth’s many side projects, or the recent art-rock sound-clash of Martin Bisi’s BC35, Ricarda Cometa 2 is an improvisational work well worth exploring. Recorded by Sam Nacht at Estudio Libres in Buona Aires…

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RICARDA COMETA: Ricarda Cometa 2 – Beach Sloth

“An unhinged feral presence makes itself felt throughout RICARDA COMETA’s Ricarda Cometa 2. Defying easy categorization, the album has a distinctly late 70s discordant flavor about it. Elements of This Heat, Pere Ubu, DNA, and more filter their way into…

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RICARDA COMETA: Review – The Quietus

“A revelation outta thin air, courtesy of this dazzlingly trigonometrical spritz of minimal rock clang from Buenos Aires. […] Ricarda Cometa 2 is wholly instrumental, but its arrangements are lyrical and florid. Heuman can play like a proto-free jazzer or…

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RICARDA COMETA: Ricarda Cometa 2 – A Closer Listen

“…eminently corporeal, powered by the clean spurts of Espinal’s guitar and amplified by Heuman’s restrained-yet-punchy drumming. […] RICARDA COMETA’s music demands to be clearly followed, every crease and fold in the new flesh a motive of aesthetic attention. Your body…

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RICARDA COMETA Combines Latin, African and Asian Influences With Noise, Math Rock on ‘Ricarda Cometa 2’ (album stream) – PopMatters

“The 11-song collection takes listeners on a wild, noisy ride that never loses its focus on Latin-inspired rhythms but which ultimately sends them through the musical grinder a few dozen times along the way. If listeners found the herky-jerky twists…

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Premiere: RICARDA COMETA twist melody into strange shapes on “Panca y Piquín” – Treble

“Minimal but intense, showcasing a woozy instrumental style that showcases a heavy no wave influence as well as a more powerful indie sound that recalls the likes of Battles and Gnarwhal. The duo pulls and twists melody into odd shapes…

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RICARDA COMETA’s ‘Soltá el Bambú’ Is a Rhythmic Noise Rock Explosion – Noisey

“The Peruvian-Argentine duo’s new track is built on a stark contrast between noise rock, improvisation, and pure rhythm. [..] an entirely original blend of dissonance, improvisation, muscle, brains, and above all, rhythm—that phenomenal cadence that generic noise rock generally lacks…

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RICARDA COMETA: “Galgo Tuerto” Song Premiere – New Noise Magazine

“[Galgo Tuerto] is short, sweet, and full of the unique improvised math vibe dissonance that the group is known for. Guitar licks are woven in between discordant chords and a quick paced rhythm structure.” – New Noise Magazine

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