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The Redsk project started as a solo outlet from Patrick Harsh based out of Sumpter Township, Michigan. Originally spelled “RedSK”, the project was focused on experimenting in fusion of many genres and styles, but mostly based in shit noise, field recordings, power electronics, glitch, garage punk, grind, harsh noise and musique-concrete/plunderphonics. Redsk has switched directions, style and focus since 2006 and is very good at leaving behind a very confusing discography. As a solo entity, its main objective and purpose was to serve as an outlet for Patrick’s schizophrenic frustrations and anxieties/rage/non-stop manic thought processes. In 2014 the project was put on temporary hiatus and neglect to pursue spiritual enlightenment and an attempt to block out various life-distractions. As of October 2014, the Redsk project is revived as a band with a revolving line-up or many different line-ups depending on city/state. There is no purpose in being any more specific about the sound or direction of this project as it develops and changes several times every year since it’s inception. Currently Redsk is based out of Detroit, Michigan and is mostly released through TRASHFUCK Records, a DIY label founded by Patrick and ran with a staff of close friends and non-blood family.
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NQA050 RedSK - The Most Non Quality Airbag album art Various Various - The Most Non Quality Airbag(53xFile, MP3, Comp) Non Quality Audio NQA050 US 2006
NQA040 RedSK - The GOOD SLSK Noise Room Comp album art Various Various - The GOOD SLSK Noise Room Comp(File, MP3, Comp) Non Quality Audio NQA040 US 2006
ffs 74 RedSK - Atmosphere Split album art DJ RedSkeÿe* vs. Retrovirus Spoken Word From Jesus (Prelude Bonus Track) DJ RedSkeÿe* vs. Retrovirus - Atmosphere Split(File, MP3) Far From Showbiz ffs 74 Poland 2006
NQA060 RedSK - The GOODer SLSK Noise Room Comp album art Various Various - The GOODer SLSK Noise Room Comp(File, MP3, Comp) Non Quality Audio NQA060 US 2006
NQA092 RedSK - RedSK, The Angry Red DJ, B.Brain Super Sexy 3way Split album art RedSK / The Angry Red DJ / B.Brain RedSK / The Angry Red DJ / B.Brain - RedSK, The Angry Red DJ, B.Brain Super Sexy 3way Split(12xFile, MP3, Album) Non Quality Audio NQA092 US 2006
NQA080 RedSK - The Most Goodest SLSK Noise Room Comp album art Various Various - The Most Goodest SLSK Noise Room Comp(15xFile, MP3, Comp, 192) Non Quality Audio NQA080 US 2006
CGR-98 RedSK - The Baby Blue EP (Bonus Video Edition) album art RedSK RedSK - The Baby Blue EP (Bonus Video Edition)(6xFile, MP3, WMV, EP, Ltd, 320) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-98 2007
CGR-87 RedSK - Jewish Reggae album art RedSK RedSK - Jewish Reggae(10xFile, MP3, Album, Ltd, 320) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-87 2007
CGR-82 RedSK - Clear As Crystal album art RedSK RedSK - Clear As Crystal(6xFile, MP3, EP, Ltd, 320) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-82 2007
CGR-90 RedSK - Plunderphuck Volume 1 album art RedSK RedSK - Plunderphuck Volume 1(7xFile, MP3, MiniAlbum, Ltd, 320) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-90 2007
CGR-92 RedSK - Detroit Overground album art RedSK RedSK - Detroit Overground(5xFile, MP3, EP, Ltd, 320) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-92 2007
PR009 RedSK - Fuck Rodney King album art RedSK RedSK - Fuck Rodney King(CDr, Album, Ltd) Placenta Recordings PR009 US 2007 Sell This Version
CGR-75 RedSK - Candles To Hide These Broken Objects album art RedSK RedSK - Candles To Hide These Broken Objects(3xFile, MP3, EP, Ltd) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-75 2007
CGR-95 RedSK - Hummingsound album art RedSK RedSK - Hummingsound(3xFile, MP3, MiniAlbum, Ltd, 320) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-95 2007
CGR-93 RedSK - Heave album art RedSK RedSK - Heave(5xFile, MP3, EP, Ltd, 320) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-93 2007
TFN032 RedSK - Bvaedo Bwaetcz album art RedSK RedSK - Bvaedo Bwaetcz(4xFile, MP3, 128) TRASHFUCK NET TFN032 US 2007
none RedSK - Growing Up, Chasing No Longer After Stupid album art Half Stupid vs. teh soup rebellion Grown Up, Dead (Mixed By RedSK) Half Stupid vs. teh soup rebellion - Growing Up, Chasing No Longer After Stupid(File, MP3, 128) Harsh Trip Records none Bulgaria 2008
NQA100c RedSK - Quantity Not Quality [3-Trash] album art Various RedSK's Live-n-Jive Mash Wit Da Clickcutz And Noisgltchz Various - Quantity Not Quality [3-Trash](50xFile, MP3, Comp, 192) Non Quality Audio NQA100c US 2008
CGR-154 RedSK - The Cobalt RodSK Split album art RedSK & The Cobalt Rod RedSK & The Cobalt Rod - The Cobalt RodSK Split(9xFile, MP3, Album, Ltd, 320) Completely Gone Recordings CGR-154 2008
EOM37 RedSK - RAW Desktopcore EP album art RedSK Vs. Endometrium Cuntplow RedSK Vs. Endometrium Cuntplow - RAW Desktopcore EP(File, MP3, EP, 320) End Of Music EOM37 Italy 2008
TFR005 RedSK - Not To Be Blunt, But I Smoke 'Em album art teh soup rebellion Buck Obama Basement Blunted Megamix By RedSK teh soup rebellion - Not To Be Blunt, But I Smoke 'Em(CDr, EP, Ltd) TRASHFUCK Records TFR005 US 2009 Sell This Version
REDSK001 RedSK - Gutterbreaks 09 album art RedSK RedSK - Gutterbreaks 09(File, MP3, 320) Splatterfunk REDSK001 US 2009
TFRBW4 RedSK - La Belle Indifference / Black & White Era 5way #1 album art GAAD / RedSK, c4 (10), Scissor Shock, ExCxPx*, Dental Work RedSK Mash-Up And Noisgltchz 2 Minute PA GAAD / RedSK, c4 (10), Scissor Shock, ExCxPx*, Dental Work - La Belle Indifference / Black & White Era 5way #1(CDr, Ltd, Promo) TRASHFUCK Records TFRBW4 US 2010 Sell This Version
TFR078 RedSK - Food Product 2011 album art Hentai Cum Dungeon Hentai Cum Dungeon - Food Product 2011(CDr) TRASHFUCK Records TFR078 US 2011 Sell This Version
TFR068 RedSK - Bloodied, Severed, And Cut Up (RedSK Bringing Friends Together) album art Jason "EVIL" Covelli, teh soup rebellion, Dental Work Special People (Destroyed By RedSK) and 1 more… Jason "EVIL" Covelli, teh soup rebellion, Dental Work - Bloodied, Severed, And Cut Up (RedSK Bringing Friends Together)(CDr) TRASHFUCK Records TFR068 US 2011 Sell This Version

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zombieboy

zombieboy

July 14, 2013
for those that are trying to get trash fuck music, go to bandcamp. downloading is free, thank god
HipsterChainsaw

HipsterChainsaw

July 18, 2012
edited over 7 years ago
I'm a personal friend of patrick's as well as a collaborator, sure some of the stuff is odd, misfortunate, and mostly lo-fi, but all in all i'd find it to at least be certainly interesting and definitely worth a listen, he pulls from ALL genres, not just noise, but literally about everything under the sun.
i've collaborated with him around 5 times now, 2 of which were studio, 3 of which have been live, me playing drums as "THCSK" an idea i had when i got way bent on the Insect Warfare noisecore album as well as the destruction/remix Merzbow did with Discordance Axis.
i've seen him as well as his gear progress in the right way, honestly i feel if he spent a month on making one solid piece of noise, or an album as opposed to hyper-production, it would probably be KILLER, but who cares, what fun is it if you're being far to serious, honestly.
the man's physical releases are astonishing and show time and effort, as i'm one to always be against internet only releases.
hatecon

hatecon

April 18, 2012
Just stop complaining dudes. He did advance from 2006. And it's a great advance. Newest stuff is nearly only on CD-R/tapes, but with some research you can find official rips on p2p. Also, TFRPROMOSK0 is a good place to start (Redsk0 CD-R in digital download). They're a great listen to a noise fan like me, while I also dislike some of pre-2009 internet stuff.
sh.tcore91

sh.tcore91

January 1, 2012
edited over 7 years ago
I didn't check his all things because there's a kiloton of it. But some of albums I checked show his diversity: sometimes it's straight noise earbleed which I either like or dislike, and sometimes weird experimentalism which I really dig (check "Io, Scuzi!" to hear it). I disagree that it's all utter shit like some people I know say. The internet definitely helped to emerge certain new music types and genres such as desktopcore and RedSK certainly contributes to what I call "internet noise/avant-garde" (it's not all bad!), but I think he tries to do many things at once when he could just relax and focus on some bigger work.
Fishbasket

Fishbasket

May 29, 2010
edited over 7 years ago
A while ago, I gave a review of RedSK's work.
Well, I guess you could call it a review. What I actually did was rant aimlessly over the course of several paragraphs while simultaneously saying nothing beyond "this artist sucks."
What I'm trying to say is that I don't think my previous review of this musician was very well-executed, so I'm redoing it.
Anyway... RedSK has a rather unfortunate history of making rackets he was unable to own up to, from taking interesting concepts and completely phoning them in to placing emphasis on the wrong aspects (that is, interesting and shocking song titles, offensive artwork, and so on.) His discography is quite full of missteps, such as the high-on-improv, low-on-ideas "Run'a Da Mill," a stint as DJ RedSKeye whose most memorable work was just a bunch of stolen breakbeat tracks fed through an effects pedal, and "Please Kill Me," which, barring the bonus tracks, sounded pretty much like driving an automobile in dire need of repair with the turn signal on.
That being said, he's made up for his mistakes. While it took him a while, around 2010, he showed he could make genuinely engaging works, and a year later, he actually did so, with such pieces as "RedSK0" and his rather impressive contribution to the "I Heart Feedback" compilation, which featured such acts as Severed Fingers and Government Alpha.
In short, I can't recommend everything he did, and I certainly can't recommend anything he did until around 2011, I can quite safely say that he's at least worth paying some attention.

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