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NYC guitarist Reg Bloor is preparing to release her second solo album "Sensory Irritation Chamber" on Glenn Branca's SYSTEMS NEUTRALIZERS label, where she delves deeper into her frenetic, atonal, dissonant, angular screechscape.


Reg has been performing as a solo artist since 2014, including at The Red Bull Music Academy New York Festival 2014; at the OFF Festival in 2014, as well as sharing bills with such artists as Stephen Omalley, Krallice and God Is My Co-Pilot. She released her debut solo album "Theme from an Imaginary Slasher" in 2015. She was named by Brad Cohan of the New York Observer one of the 15 Best Metal Bands in NYC. Animated shorts she has created featuring her music and original artwork was recently featured on The BJ Rubin Show on MNN.

Reg emerged from the Neo-No Wave scene of the 1990s with the Boston-based band TWITCHER who released on CD "Leg of Lamb of God". They performing all over the Northeastern United States on bills with such bands as Melt Banana, Arab On Radar and The Flying Luttenbachers, as well as appearing on the soundtrack to the TROMA film "TERROR FIRMER" directed by the legendary Lloyd Kaufman.

She moved to NYC in 1999 and began working with legendary avant garde composer Glenn Branca (to whom she is married) since 2000, performing all over the world in his Symphony No. 12, as concertmaster for his "Symphony No. 13 (Hallucination City)" for 100 Guitars, recently released on CD by Atavistic Records and "Symphony No. 15 (Running Through The World Like An Open Razor)"(Music for Strange Orchestra), "Symphony No. 16 (Orgasm)" for 100 Guitars and as part of Branca/Bloor the Glenn Branca Trio. She also appeared as part of the Glenn Branca Ensemble on his CD "The Ascension: The Sequel" and on the soon to be release "The Third Ascension" and susequen tours. In May of 2016 she participated in a performance of Branca's Symphonies 8, 10 and 12 with an all-star ensemble as part of the Red Bull Music Academy New York Festival 2016.


In 2005, she formed the NYC-based angular experimental band THE PARANOID CRITICAL REVOLUTION. The band released 3 recordings on SYSTEMS NEUTRALIZERS - "Crimson Canvas" (2013), "Euphobia" (2010) and "Death of the Cool" (2007) The band played in the US and Europe including appearances at ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES, "A Nightmare Before Christmas" in Minehead, England in December 2007 and the SXSW Music Festival in March 2009. The project ended in 2014.


Through the years Bloor has work with David Bowie, Page Hamilton, Thurston Moore, John Patitucci, Annie Clark/St. Vincent, Mike Watt, Adrian Utley (Portishead), Ty Braxton, tomandandy, Jason Vieaux, members of Godspeed You Black Emperor among others. She appeared uncredited on the soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures film "The Mothman Prophecies". Reg collaborated with artist Tony Oursler on the installation "Empy Blue" for EXPO 2000 in Hanover, Germany. She was part of Bill T. Miller's improvisational ORGY OF NOISE project on the CD "Noodle Braino".

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