Naucke, a Chicago noise artist and creator of experimental-music label Catholic Tapes, is half the brain trust behind the First Annual Synthesizer Chili Cook-Off, which takes place this Sunday at the Empty Bottle.
Naucke told me about this when I went to interview him for my “Tapes ‘n’ Tapes” series. I immediately wanted to write the article. Now, several months later, here it is. Enjoy!