From Music-China Wiki
|Songs by this artist|
|These songs are taken from Category:Songs and if a video is available, then v is shown after the song title (in parenthesis), if lyrics are available, l is shown and if a download is available, d is shown.|
taken from Chinese New Ear
A noise group dedicated to noise art and performance, Torturing Nurse was founded by Isuzu and Junky (both from the Shanghai No Wave/noise band Junkyard) in April 2004, the group's current line-up includes: Youki, Misuzu, Miriam & Junky.
In July 2004, The band released their debut album "Junkyisuzu", which featured guitar and bass, and an amount of microphone feedback was employed as noise origin.
In November 2004, their second album, "Rock Torturing Miriam," was launched, with the four-member lineup, and has won high praise from domestic critics for its more chaotic and multi-layered sound.
They released a limited Dickson Dee (Hong Kong)-remastered edition recently, and subsequently a 3-inch Cdr "Do Not Put In Direct Sunlight For A Prolonged Period", and another 30-copy limited edition CD on 3 March, 2004.
A variety of styles - no wave, noise and vocal improvisation, etc. - can be found in the band's live performance. Torturing Nurse has played at numerous lives concerts: Shanghai On-Sale, 2pi Festival (Hangzhou), Improvisational Noiz Play (at Park 19, Guangzhou), among others.
In September "Hai Shanghainurse" will be released by Harshnoise Record in America. And their American noise plan "Split" with Stimbox" will also be released by Shasha Records.
- Torturing Nurse/Pnf/Wangfan Live At Jiji Gallery On 2004.09.27
- Torturing Nurse/Shanghai Bands Show Live At Roman Holiday On 2004.10.07
- Torturing Nurse 2004 2pi Festival Live At 31 Bar In Hangzhou On 2004.11.27
- Torturing Nurse Pocket Music Magazine One Year Live At Harleys In Shanghai On 2005.01.16
- Torturing Nurse Welcome 19T Live At Harleys In Shanghai On 2005.02.26
- Torturing Nurse Improvisational Noiz Play Live At Park 19 In Guangzhou On 2005.03.11-12
- Torturing Nurse CG At Creek Art Center In Shanghai On 2005.3.30
- Torturing Nurse 2PI ChuSheng Live At Harleys In Shanghai On 2005.05.14-15
- Torturing Nurse Live At The Harleys In Shanghai On 2 0 0 5.07.02
- Torturing Nurse NOIShanghai I Live At The 36Mm In Shanghai On 2 0 0 5.07.23
- Torturing Nurse NOIShanghai 2 Moral Attack in Shanghai On 2005.11.8
- Torturing Nurse Free Touching in Shanghai On 2005.11.20
- Torturing Nurse 2005 2pi Festival Live At 31 Bar In Hangzhou On 2005.11.27
- Torturing Nurse Revenge of Ying and Yang ZenDai MOMA/D.D.M. in Shanghai on 2006.3.3&4
China ? (a noise compilation) - VA (eDogm netlabel) -2006
- Armenia/Torturing Nurse - Split - 2005
- Torturing Nurse/Stimbox - Cowfish Plus Vermilion - 2005
- Torturing Nurse/Coco and Fiend Friend "Unrechtmelodien 1" - 2005
- V.A. - A Tribute Koji Tano
- Split With BSOD - Swins Strigent Brain
- Split With PNF - Splittail
- Junkyisuzu - 2004
Appearances in Podcasts
Rock in China Radio Show 7 - 2006, November
Articles & Interviews
- Interview with Torturing Nurse by rockinchina.com
- Shanghai's Experiemental Noise Scene (w/ bits of Junky) by Nick Taylor in City Weekend (August 17, 2009)
- Jake Newby (2008), Shock of the 女, published on 3 December 2008