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Our latest Factory session features legendary Chicago collective ONO performing live at CHIRP Studios. This session was recorded on location at the CHIRP studio building by Mike Lust of Manor Mobile Recording. Video of the session was captured & edited by Big Foot Media.
The band is made up of P. Michael on synths, Dawei Wang on guitar, Ben Baker Billington on drums, Connor Tomaka on electronics, and Travis on vocals.
1. Snatch (0:18)
2. I Dream of Sodomy (7:03)
3. Heroin (14:19)
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ONO have been a Chicago institution since they formed in January of 1980, mixing experimental noise, industrial, and what the band calls “avant gospel,” surely a reference to frontman Travis’ operatic voice and the band’s tendency to incorporate performance art into their live shows. The band's importance to the history of experimental music in Chicago is undeniable, and they can also be considered within the context of their contemporaries in No Wave bands in New York City.