The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL





  American Express

© 2002-2016, Squidco LLC


Hamster Theater
Carnival Detournement

Hamster Theater: Carnival Detournement (Cuneiform)
Label: Cuneiform    
Released in: USA    

Hamster Theatre is co-led by multi-instrumentalists Dave Willey and Jon Stubbs, who composed the tunes and handled the majority of the instruments. But they are joined here by 10 additional guests. The result is the richest-sounding Hamster Theatre recording to date, featuring a wide variety of instrumentation, musical sources, and styles in a number of charming and accessible instrumental tunes. There are echoes here of a wide geographic, social, and chronological range of music: carnival and theatre music, European avant/progressive composers and bands, most notably LÕEnsemble Raye & Nimal, 20th century French composers ranging from Satie and Ravel to Albert Marcoeur and Lars Hollmer, folk music forms from across the continent and sidewalk cafe musings from Eastern Europe. The end result Š an early 21st century folk fusion -- is pure Hamster Theatre. ''[Hamster Theatre] make up what is, in effect, a highly skilled chamber ensemble...the CD has a very European feel, offering a literate synthesis of rock, jazz & European folk forms. You can't really put this music into a tidy little compartment, but it's unforced, sophisticated & hightly entertaining. '' 4/5 stars (Outstanding) - Alternative Press [Cuneiform

See all items in the Cuneiform category

Related Categories of Interest:

Chamber Rock
RIO (Rock in Opposition)
Rock and Related
Before April-2006

Search for other titles on the Cuneiform label.

Other Recommended Releases:
De Villiers Jr., Jerry
The Turning Point Archives
(Timeless Momentum)
Cobra Fakir [VINYL]
Cobra Fakir

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought:
Univers Zero
Hollmer, Lars
The Siren's Wave
Blanc, Michel
Les Onze Tableaux De L'escouade
(D'Autres Cordes)
Hamster Theatre
The Public Execution of Mister Personality / Quasi Day Room: Live at the Moore Theatre
Djam Karet
Live at Nearfest 2001
(Nearfest Records)
Art Ensemble of Chicago
[sirius calling]
(Pi Recordings)
Feldman, Morton
Patterns in a Chromatic Field
Art Bears
(Recommended Records)
Ibarra, Susie
Electric Masada
Volume 4
Rose, Jon
Double Indemnity
(Hermes Discorbie)
Slapp Happy/Henry Cow
Desperate Straights
(Recommended Records)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Old Time Banjo
Masada String Trio
Volume 1
Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet
(New World Records)
Gregorio, Guillermo / Gustafsson, Mats / Nordeson, Kjell
Background Music
Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble
Even the Sounds Shine
Frith, Fred
Keep the Dog: That House We Lived In [2 CDs]
(Recommended Records)
Frith, Fred
(Recommended Records)
Frith, Fred
(Recommended Records)
Sylvian, David
(Samadhi Sound)
Price: $11.95
In Stock


Shipping Weight: 4.00 units

Quantity in Basket: None

Product Information:

UPC: 045775014623

Label: Cuneiform
Catalog ID: Rune 146
Squidco Product Code: 4035

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2001
Country: USA
Highlight an artist name or instrument above
and click here to Search

Track Listing:

Dave Wiley

Jon Stubbs

Mark Harris

Mike Johnson

Mike Fitzmaurice

Raoul Rossiter

Greg LaLiberte

Mark McCoin

Kent MacLagan

Jonathan Bangs

Carmel Kooros

Helena Winkerman

What are other customers searching for?