Tuesday, November 28, 2017


Thursday, April 6, 2017


TRAPPIST Recorded live by Joseph and Vanessa in March of 2017 at Ion Dojo in Houston, TX.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

PEIISTE Live in Houston December 2016

Thanks to everyone who showed up to this and especially to those who made it happen. We had a great time. Hope that the new year is treating everyone well. Cheers- all the best to you.
                                       (Photo by Charlie Bryan.)
contact: harshhumanignorance@gmail.com

Wednesday, August 3, 2016


Monday, July 25, 2016

PEIISTE Featured In the Houston Press

Tex Kerschen wrote a really nice little piece on us in the local paper, in an article on "Houston's Ten Most Underrated Groups."
Thanks Tex!

Friday, June 17, 2016


PEIISTE (pronounced "PAYST," with long "a" sound) has been together since 2007 A.D., and has recorded a lot of blistering harsh noise and played some entertaining performances in and around the planet Earth. PEIISTE is a collaborative project of Vanessa and Joseph Gates, utilizing a variety of electronic and acoustic sources. PEIISTE will continue to exist for the foreseeable future. For booking opportunities, contact PEIISTE at the following address: harshhumanignorance@gmail.com.