Paul Albert Harper means business when he says the purpose of his History Invades outfit is to keep fans constantly guessing at sound, thereby challenging the standards of rock, punk, and electronic. Sure, most artists say something like this, but Harper and crew (which consists of one or two others almost constantly in rotation) are merciless about their mission statement, pelting the listener with tracks that are precise yet completely out of control, at once uplifting and melancholy, and always unpredictable.

History Invades – Intensity in Ten Cities