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Coil gun: A projectile accelerator which utilizes electromagnetic coils to discharge a projectile(s) at extremely high velocity.

La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. While most people from this town spend their lives handcrafting complicated mechanisms for use in luxury watches, Coilguns have been busy crafting complex mechanisms of their own.

Writing began while Jona was in exile in the United States. The project had been in mind for some time and with 3 tracks written Read more on Last.fm

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Live: Coilguns, Earthship, Hush + Cult Cinema @ London Star of Kings – 04 April 2012

April 10th, 2012

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When we interviewed Coilguns over Christmas, we ended up talking about raping a donkey. When we reviewed their new EP earlier this year, we ended up describing it as “[not] so much an EP as it is an exploding pressure valve”. And so when Coilguns came to London to play a show in a dark and cramped basement venue, we sent Hugh Platt along to experience the full fear this sideproject from The Ocean could cause.

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EP: Coilguns – Stadia Rods

March 13th, 2012

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Coilguns
Stadia Rods
Dead Dead Dead Music
15 March 2012

by Hugh Platt

One of the most maddening things about people’s reactions to side-projects – particularly those involving members of their favourite bands – it’s that people get the huff when said side-projects don’t sound like the band that they’re a side project of. So if you’re expecting Coilguns, a splinter faction of half the current members of The Ocean, to release records that mirror the deep, pulsating progressive post-metal/math experimentalism of their parent band – music that require contemplation, chin-stroking, and overly-wordy genre description on two-bit metal blogs – then you’re going to be disappointed.

Stadia Rods isn’t that kind of record. This isn’t so much an EP as it is an exploding pressure valve.

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Season’s Bleedings 2011: Coilguns – Jona Nido on Rocco Siffredi, Sasha Grey, and Donkeys

December 16th, 2011

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While being a member of progressive collective, The Ocean, is something most musicians would (rightly) envy, their unique brand of European post-metal arguably isn’t the best music for blowing off excess aggression too. We guess that’s why Jona Nida, Louis Jucker and Luc Hess from the band formed their new side-project. Coilguns. It’d certainly explain why Jona Nido was talking porn before the end of the second question of our Christmas interrogation, and had moved on to donkey-molestation by our eighth. 

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