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Two controversial and influential releases from John Zorn in the early 90s: "Torture Garden", rapidly merging jazz, r&b, surf, metal and grindcore; and "Leng Tch'e", extreme and violent music.

Zorn, John
Naked City Black Box-20Th Anniversary Edition: Torture Garden / Leng Tch'e

Zorn, John: Naked City Black Box-20Th Anniversary Edition: Torture Garden / Leng Tch'e (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"The controversial and influential Naked City Black Box couples two of Zorn's most extreme and violent creations. Torture Garden (1991) presents Naked City's intense and groundbreaking music combining free jazz, bebop, r&b, country, funk, rockabilly, surf, metal and grindcore-usually in the same song! The rare, seldom heard Leng Tch'e (1992), released only in Japan and long out-of-print features Naked City in an agonizingly slow, brutal 32-minute assault. This special 20th anniversary edition brings all the music together on one CD, accompanied by a booklet complete with artwork, photos and essays old and new."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397731221

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-7312
Squidco Product Code: 13716

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Originally released in 1991 and 1992.


Joey Baron-Drums

Yamataka Eye-Vocals

Bill Frisell-Guitar

Fred Frith-Bass

Wayne Horvitz-Keyboards

John Zorn-Alto Sax

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Track Listing:

1. Blood is Thin 1:04

2. Demon Sanctuary 0:42

3. Thrash Jazz Assassin 0:49

4. Dead Spot 0:35

5. Bonehead 0:56

6. Speedball 0:40

7. Blood Duster 0:18

8. Pile Driver 0:38

9. Shangkuan Ling-Feng 1:19

10. Numbskull 0:32

11. Perfume of a Critic's Burning Flesh 0:28

12. Jazz Snob Eat Shit 0:28

13. The Prestidigitator 0:48

14. No Reason to Believe 0:28

15. Hellraiser 0:42

16. Torture Garden 0:40

17. Slan 0:26

18. Hammerhead 0:12

19. The Ways of Pain 0:36

20. The Noose 0:13

21. Sack of Shit 0:48

22. Blunt Instrument 0:56

23. Osaka Bondage 1:18

24. Igneous Ejaculation 0:25

25. Shallow Grave 0:43

26. Ujaku 0:31

27. Kaoru 0:55

28. Dead Dread 0:49

29. Billy Liar 0:15

30. Victims of Torture 0:26

31. Speedfreaks 0:52

32. New Jersey Scum Swamp 0:44

33. S && M Sniper 0:17

34. Pigfucker 0:27

35. Cairo Chop Shop 0:26

36. Fuck the Facts 0:15

37. Obeah Man 0:21

38. Facelifter 0:59

39. Whiplash 0:23

40. The Blade 0:43

41. Gob of Spit 0:20

42. Leng Tch'e 31:38