Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Broderick Crawford vs. Starbucks...

To Live and Shave in L.A. - Angel Cash (36 DD) and Carol Miller (44 DD), Who Are Lactating

(1996, Love Is Sharing Pharmaceuticals C-90, no matrix number, edition of 15; out of print.)



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Side A

01 When My Rifle Went Sour with Preposterous Headdress
02 The Ass-God
03 Crypt Rocket, Tomb Rocket, Turd Rocket
04 The "Six" in The Six Wolves
05 Mizrahi Speculum
06 I Learn to Inject Morphia
07 Lady Dedlock
08 No More Was Needed to Inflame My Balls
09 The Ass-God
10 Modified Stock
11 58, Pumphand
12 Spelvin, the Righteous Bush
13 Crypt Rocket, Tomb Rocket, Turd Rocket
14 Hitchhike to Oregon

Side B

15 The Snake Whose Head Would Not Be Crushed
16 Kopenhagen Lounge
17 She Once Liked to Fuck a Drowsy Woman
18 The Geneaology of Orestes (According to Trace-Horse)
19 "Whore's Mug," Sometime Fustigator
20 Honeycomb Tripe
21 New Poem Dramatized for Lux Cudgel
22 CB Mamas
23 Full-Choke Wigmaker's Vise

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01 recorded at the Zipperhead Room, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 12 July 95

02-07 recorded at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, MI, 17 Feb 95

08 recorded at Spike's Dog House, Jacksonville, FL, 24 Feb 95

09-14 recorded at The Cowhaus, Tallahassee, FL, 14 Feb 95

15 recorded at Zoot's, Detroit, MI, 17 Feb 95

16-21 recorded at WKCR-FM, Columbia University, NY, NY, 18 Aug 95

22 recorded at Lizard & Snake, Chapel Hill, NC, 4 Sept 95

23 recorded at the Black Cat, Washington, DC, 28 Dec 95

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Personnel:

Rat Bastard - bass
Ben Wolcott - oscillator
Tom Smith - vocals and tape

with

Nandor Nevai - trombone, 2-7, 15
Weasel Walter - sax, 2-7, 15
Masaya Nakahara - electronics, 23
Don Fleming - theremin, 23
No Neck Blues Band - drums and guitar, 23

Edited, mastered and produced by TS at The Studio, Miami, on 27 Aug 95 and 12 Oct 95.

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(208 MB, ripped @ 320.)

Part 1 / Part 2

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Love,

Tom

Yet Another Reason to Delay Today's Suicide...

If you were planning to off yourself in the next few hours, at least wait until you've found a theatre playing Isabel Coixet's Elegy. The source novel (Philip Roth's The Dying Animal) is infinitely more arresting, but you can always read in the ambulance on the way to Hell. You'll need video to appreciate the scenes assayed by Ms. Cruz...



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TS

Po' Po' Pee Poo-Core Reanimated!

Duotron - Duotron vs. Tom Smith (new edit)

(Sessions released as Menlo Park Recordings LP MPK 7006; out of print.)



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Duotron, along with Scissor Girls, formed the absolute, wicked-ass apex of Chicago's purulent, oh-so-prurient mid-90s sub-basement scene. I was sufficiently ambitious enough to want to work with (and ruin the reputations of) both cabals, and I'm honored to have unzipped and pissed all over global aesthetic stasis with them. The pooled moment drained, of course, but no-one with any sense imagined it congealing.

The great Duotron were:

Odi M'Khan - drums, voice
Rikkeh Suhtn - guitar, voice

01 Po' Po' Pee Poo (17:50)

02 Po' Po' Pee Poo (version) (17:56)

I've gone back to the original session tapes to prepare this version, which restores approx. thirty seconds of previously deleted studio chatter and needless (but always soothing) amplifier hum to each track.

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Originally recorded, mixed and produced by Tom Smith at Eliot Dicks' (10x10) studio, Chicago, January 1996. Re-edited and remastered August 19, 2008 by TS at Western Blot.

(81.9 MB, ripped @ 320.)

Here.

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Smash and Collab,

TS