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Lambs Gamble: Farewell Body Bags [VINYL] (Discombobulate)

Bizarre, disruptive, aberrant sound from twisted experts in the field Lambs Gamble, comprised of George Cremaschi on bass & electronics, Fritz Welch on drums, percussion and voice, and Eric Boros (Vialka) on electronics and voice, recording in Switzerland for a fantastic album of intelligent abnormality.
 

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Eric Boros-electronics, voice

George Cremaschi-bass. electronics

Fritz Welch-drums, percussion, voice


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Label: Discombobulate
Catalog ID: BOB009
Squidco Product Code: 24190

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 2017
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: LP
Recorded in Geneva, Switzerland, in July, 2013, by Nicolas Field.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"Squeaky noise of what sounds like maltreated electronics and overdriven trumpet merged with disembodied chanting and a clattering of percussion opens the proceedings on Farewell Body Bags by Lambs Gamble. This brightly shining slab of fluorescent yellow vinyl takes no prisoners. Arid and stale airs are filled to the brim with scratches, screams, body blows of bass and freakishly HOT spices. A heady cocktail for sure, but in no way (too) academic. Lambs Gamble aims for and goes with gut feeling. Let's hope the coffee is strong enough to defend itself. The main question is: 'What's gestating in there?' An alchemist's broth of genuine musical prowess dedicated to full frontal weirdness, chock full of odds and ends to loose your way in - ocean currents to loose you feet; lava like rainbows blubbering down a mountain side with waterfalls and unicorns or flying wool sheep. Toads singing by the side of the pond - on a froggy night. Seems all quite natural too me; nothing contrived ortoo thought out and over. Living the life of taking a risk, not giving a shit and damn well knowing what the funk you're doing. And when. And how. The Cabaret Voltaire in yellow absinthe glow glory."-Sven Schlijper-Karssenberg, Vital Weekly


Artist Biographies

"Eric Boros is a sound artist, guitarist, podcaster, and translator who has been immersed in the global underground for the better part of the last twenty years. With a focus on trans-cultural and interdisciplinary collaboration, he has established connections with artists from around the world and off the beaten path, crossing the borders between art, music and noise."

He is also the guitarist for the band Vialka.

-Last.fm (https://www.last.fm/music/Eric+Boros/+wiki)
7/10/2024

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"George Cremaschi works with a variety of approaches and strategies in the areas overlapping music, sound art and noise. In thirty years as a composer and performer he has worked with a long and diverse list of distinguished musicians, dancers and choreographers, filmmakers, installation artists, and writers. Some of his current projects include the groups KRK (w/Matthew Ostrowski), Rohr Rohr (w/dieb13 and Gino Robair) and Lambs Gamble (w/Fritz Welch and Eric Boros). He is also the founder (w/Petr Vrba) and director of Pražský Improvizační Orchestr (PIO), a 15-member group working with conducted and free improvisation and graphic scores.

As an interpreter, he has performed works by many composers including Adamčiak, Andriessen, Braxton, Cage, Cardew, Feldman, Mingus, Oliveros, Penderecki, Tenney, Xenakis, etc and has appeared on over 40 recordings on Apestaartje, Beak Doctor, Black Saint, Emanem, Evander, Evolving Ear, Leo, Music & Arts, Nine Winds, Rastascan and other labels. Born in New York where he studied music and composition, he later lived for many years in California and currently lives in Prague, Czech Republic."

-George Cremaschi Website (http://www.georgecremaschi.com/biography.html)
7/10/2024

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"Fritz Welch is a drummer, percussionist and vocalist determined to stretch the escalator of possibilities into the bloodshot eye of results. He currently plays in Lambs Gamble (with Eric Boros and George Cremaschi), FvRTvR (with Guido Henneböhl) and in various ensembles with guitarist Neil Davidson. He is a primary member of Asparagus Piss Raindrop and makes performance works with the choreographer Louise Ahl. He has played with Blood Stereo, Evan Parker, Crank Sturgeon, Jazzfinger,Tamio Shiraishi, Joke Lanz, Stephen O'Malley, Maya Dunietz, Michael Vorfeld, Tony Conrad, Usurper and Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram among many others. A longtime Brooklynite of Texas origins, he is now based in Glasgow, Scotland."

-Counterflows (http://counterflows.com/fritz-welch/)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. Insects Through Tear Ducts 04:25

2. Tomahawk the Frontal Lobe 08:06

3. Body That Houses the Notes It Sings 03:22

4. Geographies of Upset Anomalies 03:47

SIDE B



1. Hidden Realities in the Notion of Purpose 03:47

2. Next Steps in Improving Your Lot 05:42

3. The Screaming Point Blues 03:10

4. Mute Character's Final Words 06:20

Related Categories of Interest:

May 2017
Improvised Music
Electro-Acoustic
Electro-Acoustic Improv
Sound, Noise, &c.
Unusual Vocal Forms
Trio Recordings
New in Experimental & Electronic Music

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