…a noisy son-of-a-bitch.

…a German avant-garde saxophone player.

…a sometime member of the Fluxus art movement.

…the creator of many recordings with wonderful names, including Nipples, More Nipples, Fuck de Boere, and Dried Rat Dog.

…a hero of Sonic Youth overlord Thurston Moore, which probably tells you all you need to know about his level of accessibility.

…a melodicist, even if you have to get past one of the universe’s nastiest sax tones, and frequently its most cacophonous arrangements, to hear it.

…playing at the Velvet Lounge Thursday evening at 9:00 with Chromatic Mysteries. $12.