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Hissing Tiles: Boychoir

Boychoir by Hissing Tiles
Boychoir by Hissing Tiles

Frank Zappa once said, “You can't always write a chord ugly enough to say what you want to say, so sometimes you have to rely on a giraffe filled with whipped cream.”

This sentiment applies when you’re composing an entire album that tries to navigate the male archetypes in everyday life.

From social expectations about what it means to be a “real man,” to the ever-increasing presence of fascism and hate-groups in America, Hissing Tiles seeks to shine a light on the assumptions the pervade our culture and ask why they exist in the first place. Their new album Boychoir is dissonant, challenging and extraordinarily cathartic.

"There’s precision buried under what I see as pure chaos." - Taylor Peters from Tiny Mix Tapes

https://youtu.be/N4plc_sih1g

Catch a live performance by Hissing Tiles at The Comet on Tuesday, October 15.

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Jim is a Northern Kentucky native and a father of three. In his spare time, Jim likes to read, play ice hockey and watch foreign films. He currently resides with his family on the East side of town.