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Hell Hoarse (Chuck Bettis & Brendan Murray): Cold Planet (Living Myth)

Hypnotic apocalyptic drone by Chuck Bettis (electronics) and Brendan Murray (electronics), their second recording as Hell Hoarse, recorded live at Berwick Studios in Boston, MA with no overdubs.

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Label: Living Myth
Catalog ID: 003
Squidco Product Code: 15813

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded live at the Berwick Studio by Kevin Micka on July 30th, 2011.


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Artist Biographies:

"Chuck Bettis was raised in the fertile harDCore soil, nourished within Baltimore's enigmatic avant garde gatherings, and currently blossoming in New York's downtown musical tribe. His unique blend of electronics and throat has led him into various collaborations with great musicians from around the globe.

He has performed live collaborations with John Zorn, Fred Frith, Matmos,Yoshimio, Mephista and Afrirampo to name a few. Some of the musicians Bettis has recorded and played live with are as follows; Ikue Mori, Nautical Almanac, Audrey Chen, Yellow Swans, Toshio Kajiwara, Mick Barr, etc, plus a long history of punk bands he was in (most notably the experimental punk band Meta-matics as well as the enigmatic All Scars).

Current working groups are; Snake Union with Dave Grant, Die Trommel Fatale with Brandon Seabrook/Marika Hughes/Eivind Opsvik/Henry Fraser/Dave Treut/Sam Ospovat, Overishins with Mick Barr, Johnny DeBlase, Mike Pride and Mossenek with Mick Barr & Colin Marston, as well as improvising, recording, or composing with an array of musicians from around the world."

-Chuck Bettis Website (

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track listing:

1. Hum Of The Universe 11:47

2. Modular DNA 11:09

3. Dimensional Shifts 12:37

4. Cold Planet 24:30

5. Plush Pulse 8:39
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"Hypnotic apocalyptic drone by Chuck Bettis (electronics) and Brendan Murray (electronics). This is the second recording by Hell Hoarse (the first is out of print!). Recorded live at Berwick Studios in Boston, MA with absolutely no overdubs!"-Chuck Bettis

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