Tony Renner's known for his many groups shoegazing noiseniks Ne Plus Ultra (www.myspace.com/neplusultraultra
), Tiger Mountain and now the Art School Boys
. With abstract acoustic picking and hints of free jazz and psych-folk humming alongside richly textured percussion, Renner's new group should satisfy those who like their music to be soothing and experimental. Listen to 'em at www.myspace.com/theartschoolboys
. Italy's ambient keyboard gurus Instrumental Quarter
, whose latest release is called Traffic Jam
, also play.