The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2017, Squidco LLC

1,111 vinyl records combined with a live performace by Doc Chad (prepared guitar & banjo) and Mark Dixon (homemade and robotic instruments) in a tribute to the number 11.
 

Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene
Horror Part 11

Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene: Horror Part 11 (Chadula)
Label: Chadula    
Released in: USA    


"It was no problem finding performers who wanted to pay tribute to the number eleven. Everyone wanted to be in on the action, so as a result the compositions Horror Part Eleven features excerpts from many of the greatest performances in the history of mankind, perfectly appropriate as there could be no mankind, and thus no history, without the number eleven.

1,111 vinyl records were combined with an actual live performance by myself and Mark Dixon of Greensboro, North Carolina. This original performance took place at Gate City Noise (R.I.P...) in 2005 and was freely improvised. I played a prepared acoustic guitar and a banjo and Dixon had filled the stage with his homemade instruments, many of them robotic in nature and some involving reclaimed apparatus such as typewriters and washing machines.

The recording, editing and mixing processes utilized sets of rules based on the number eleven - this seemed more reliable than personal taste. In recent times it has been my pleasure to receive correspondence from your listeners interested in the fantastic art of audio collage. Beginning with the previous Horror Part 10: Convert Band Massacre by Evil Spell, my horror series is now illustrating the superb possibilities of collage utilizing my studio's new 24-track system."-Eugene Chadbourne, from the liner notes



"A seemingly endless -- and endlessly eclectic -- series of releases made the innovative guitarist Eugene Chadbourne one of the underground community's most well-known and well-regarded eccentrics. Born January 4, 1954 in Mount Vernon, NY, Chadbourne was raised in Boulder, CO, by his mother, a refugee of the Nazi death camps. At the age of 11, the Beatles inspired him to learn guitar; later exposure to Jimi Hendrix prompted him to begin experimenting with distortion pedals and fuzzboxes. Ultimately, however, he became dissatisfied with the conventions of rock and pop, and traded in his electric guitar for an acoustic one, on which he began to learn to play bottleneck blues.

Perhaps Chadbourne's most significant formative discovery was jazz; initially drawn to John Coltrane and Roland Kirk, he later became an acolyte of the avant excursions of Derek Bailey and Anthony Braxton. Despite the huge influence music exerted over his life, however, Chadbourne first studied to become a journalist, but his career was derailed when he fled to Canada rather than fight in Vietnam; only President Jimmy Carter's declaration of amnesty for conscientious objectors allowed the vociferously left-wing Chadbourne to return to the U.S. in 1976, at which time he plunged headlong into the New York downtown music scene. After releasing his 1976 debut, Solo Acoustic Guitar, he began collaborating on purely improvisational music with the visionary saxophonist John Zorn and the acclaimed guitarist Henry Kaiser.

Quickly, Chadbourne carved out a singular style, comprised of equal parts protest music, free improvisation, and avant-garde jazz, topped off with his absurd, squeaky vocals. A complete list of Chadbourne's countless subsequent collaborations and genre workouts is far too lengthy and detailed to exhaustively document, although in the early '80s he garnered some of his first significant attention as the frontman of Shockabilly, a demented rockabilly revisionist outfit which also featured the well-known producer Kramer. Following the group's breakup, Chadbourne turned to his own idiosyncratic brand of country and folk, accurately dubbed LSD C&W on a 1987 release, the same year he joined the members of Camper Van Beethoven for a one-off covers project. In addition, he recorded with artists ranging from Fred Frith and Elliott Sharp to Evan Johns and Jimmy Carl Black, the original drummer in the Mothers of Invention; in between, he continued exploring unique styles inspired by music from the four corners of the globe, all the while issuing a seemingly innumerable string of records, most of them on his own Parachute label."

-All Music (http://www.allmusic.com/artist/eugene-chadbourne-mn0000172925/biography)
2/22/2017



Read more about this item
The Squid
At The Squid's Ear!




See all items in the Chadbourne. Eugene category



Related Categories of Interest:

Chadbourne. Eugene
December 2007
Electro-Acoustic
Turntablists
Improvised Music
Guitarists, &c.



Search for other titles on the Chadula label.


Other Recommended Releases:
Fvrtvr
Following Shapes to the Edge of a Drift
(Discombobulate)



Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought:
Chadbourne, Eugene
Amber And Other Compositions
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
The Secret of the Cooler / The Bird Cage
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Doc Chad Returns
(Chadula)
Jack and Jim Show (Jimmy Carl Black / Eugene Chadbourne)
We Don't Have That In The Home!
(Chadula)
Ensemble SuperMusique
Y'a du bruit dans ma cabane
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Tetreault
Disparition de l'usine ephemere
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Chadbourne, Eugene
The Beat Goes On
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene / Various
Pee Wee on the Way
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Constellation Rake
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Horror Part 12
(Chadula)
Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Nakamura, Toshimaru
Map
(Potlatch)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Sacred Insects of Ancient Egypt
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Country Boobs
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Rebuild New Orleans In Iraq
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene / Fox, Dave
The Foxbourne Chronicles
(Assembled Sound)
Chadbourne, Eugene / Kramer / Licht, David
ShockaprilfoolsAbilly: Shockabilly Live 1983
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Dr. Chad's Coffee Cure
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Now Return Us To Normal
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Vision-Ease
(Chadula)
Dorgon vs. Greg Kelley
Three Occasions
(Jumbo)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Duck, Chad!
(Chadula)
God
Anti-Sex Anti-Wiretapping (made in Taiwan)
(Little Enjoyer / Gameboy)
Falaise, Bernard / Tetrault, Martin
des gestes defaits
(&Records)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Horror Part Eight: Death by Elevator, Death by Toothbrush and Other Teen Hits
(Chadula)
Chadbourne, Eugene
Young and Innocent Days
(Chadula)
Price: $12.95
In Stock


Quantity:

Shipping Weight: 3.00 units

Quantity in Basket: None

Product Information:

Label: Chadula
Catalog ID: horror11
Squidco Product Code: 9198

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2007
Country: USA
Packaging: CDR in a cardboard sleeve with Dr. Chad's unique packaging
Personnel:

Eugene Chadbourne

Highlight an artist name or instrument above
and click here to Search


Track Listing:

11 un-named tracks