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Six tracks recorded in three spaces over three years by four disparate musicians and three engineers. Electric trumpet shrieks, Drum Buddy buzzes, hand percussion and bell trees accompany funky bass lines and guitar wails. Clever lyrical turns and happy clapping round the compositions.


released April 1, 2013

Crucified at the Catwash recorded by Trent Jacobs @ Audio Cinema
Mixed by Chet Lyster @ Chetland Studios
Rainbow Clique and Boys Anti-tank Rifle
recorded by Nate Abner at Sola Sound Studios 2010
Less We Wear, Thinking Man’s Problem and Feudal Lord of Cucumbers
recorded at Audible Alchemy by Steve Lobdell 2011
Mastering by Gus Elg 2013




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Mehmet Vurkaç (PhD in computational ethnomusicology) drums Samba, taiko, Afro-Cuban, jazz and metal.
Hank Failing pioneered yearly 2-disc various artist compilations for $7.
Travis Henderson played horn & vocals in Digital Knife, Bohemian Onslaught and The Golden Greats.
Danny Norton plays rare photoreactive synthesizer The Drum Buddy, invented and hand-built by New Orleans organist Mr. Quintron
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Track Name: Crucified at the Catwash
The fur is dirty, Let's get it clean
Track Name: Thinking Man's Problem
We're going to think our way on out, I don't know what to do, situation is in doubt
Track Name: Boys Anti-tank Rifle
Feeling obsolete like a Boys anti-tank rifle, bolt action in an automatic age
Track Name: Less We Wear
Hey baby, we won't clash. The less we wear the more we match.