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Two dense, 20-minute tracks of physical, visceral playing from prepared electric guitarist Simeon Abbot with the Bent Spoon Duo: percussionist Chris Dadge and viola/trombone player Scott Munro.

Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo
saigon, you crazy diamond

Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo: saigon, you crazy diamond (Bug Incision Records)
Label: Bug Incision Records    
Released in: Canada    

"In October of 2008, nomoreshapes and Bent Spoon Duo took a trip to the eastern side of Canada to hock their wares and mingle with their displaced neighbours, one of which included ex-Calgarian Simeon Abbott. The days were just packed on this trip. After completing this session at Aaron Leaney's old apartment on Bloor Street, the duo carried their gear to Somewhere There, where they recorded what would become Fossils of Slumber (on Holy Cheever Church), their most focused release to date. After languishing in the vaults for a stretch, this recording is finally being made available. Two dense, 20-minute tracks of very physical, visceral playing. This is the era in which the duo began playing on the floor, each others' gear in close proximity, allowing them to make rapid and odd instrument switches, further confusing their sound. Their heady mix of small keyboards, percussion, objects, strings, tapes, and vocals, in concert with Abbott's prepared guitar extrapolations suggest a louder, more aggressive Three/Four Pullovers. Extra material from this session appears on this trio's self-titled 3" disc (bimm-05), also on Bug Incision."-Bug Incision

Color covers in plastic sleeves, edition of 70

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Color covers in plastic sleeves, edition of 70

Label: Bug Incision Records
Catalog ID: bim-32
Squidco Product Code: 13125

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Canada
Packaging: Paper foldover in a plastic sleeve
Recorded at Leaney's Apartment, Toronto, October 2008 by sm.


Simeon Abbott-prepared electric guitar

Chris Dadge-percussion, sk-1, trumpet, violin, etc

Scott Munro-viola, partial trombone, DS, montelele, etc

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Track Listing:

1. Track 01 23:53

2. Track 02 22:20

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