French pioneer experimental rock band (trio) founded in the early 90's, Sister Iodine made themselves known with 2 albums recorded on the R.I.P French label 'Semantic'; ADN 115 (1994) & Pause (1997), collision between the savage energy of No wave, the game of collage tapes and exploration of their instruments inspired by concrete music, their primitive love of Noise, and a primal free rock approach. From 1992 to 97 they did some wicked concerts in company of bands like Sonic Youth, Faust, US Mapple, Circle X, Keiji Haino, Flaming Demonics, Bästard, Krackhouse, Melt Banana, Tone Rec, amongst others..
Geographically separated since 1997 Sister Iodine began to play sporadically for some scattered events like some dates w/ Sonic Youth french tour 1999, Phonotaktik Festival, Vienna/1998, PS1 Contemporary Art Center NY/1998, each members focused then more on their own new electronic projets (Discom, duos w/ Tujiko Noriko, Evil Moisture) touring around the world. And still running...
Back to pure and harsh electricity since early 2000's , Sister Iodine continued their ufo like road, gaved brutal concerts here and there around their album came out on Textile records (Jackie O'Motherfucker, Magik Markers, Oren Ambarchi, Volcano The Bear, Chris Corsano & Mike Flower, Sun, and many more) on feb 2007, recorded @ Rare Book Room studio with Nicolas Vernhes.
2008/ Sister Iodine recorded his new album in his studio and did a few shows around like the one invited by Sonic Youth to play for the opening of the massive exhibition dedicated to the band "Sonic Youth, Sentational Fix" in Saint Nazaire.
2009/ Sister Iodine's new album "Flame Desastre" came out end of feb on the new acid french label "PREMIER SANG". LP / white transparent vinyl / limited edition. Sister Iodine played feb+march 2009 in France + Europe to celebrate this.
Sister Iodine is proud to announce the issue of "Flame Desastre" on CD format, remastered and resequenced + 2 extra-tracks, published by Editions Mego label (KTL, Jim O'Rourke, Russell Haswell, Prurient, Hecker, K. Drumm, Emeralds, Fenn O'Berg etc). Release date / 2 Nov 2009. Sister Iodine toured all over Europe in october to celebrate this.
Now is coming Japanese "Flame Saccage" Tour for January 2010. New releases are already planned all along 2010