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Goodnight Civilization [VINYL 12-inch]

Zu: Goodnight Civilization [VINYL 12-inch] (Trost Records)

A one-sided EP from the power trio Zu (Massimo Pupillo (bass), Gabe Serbian (drums), Luca Tommaso Mai (saxophone) with guest Barney Greenway of Napalm Death on vocals, the first new release form the band since 2009.

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1 sided 3 Song EP, side two is etched.

UPC: 9120036681590

Label: Trost Records
Catalog ID: TROST 131EP
Squidco Product Code: 19131

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Austria
Packaging: Vinyl LP in a cardstock sleeve
Recorded in various locations in Europe and the US.


Massimo Pupillo-bass

Gabe Serbian-drums

Luca Tommaso Mai-saxophone

Barney Greenway-vocals

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Artist Biographies:

"Massimo Pupillo (Ostia - Roma) is a bass and double bass player and composer. Best known for being the bassist of Zu, which produced bio 15 albums with labels like Atavistic / Touch n 'Go (USA), Southern (EU), Heads (JAPAN), Ipecac Records (USA) and numerous singles and split with other labels.

He collaborate in many different (musical and not only) projects, from jazz, to improvisation, avant-garde, noise, taking an interest in movies soundtracks and theater.He has join the stage and the sounds with a very long list of musicians including ... Thurston Moore, Jim O' Rourke (sonic youth), Mats Gustafsson, Paal Nilssen Love, Terrie (Ex), Katia Labeque, Giovanni Sollima, Nicola Tescari, David Chalmin, Chris Corsano, Eraldo Bernocchi and FM Einheit (Einsturzende Neubauten), Uchihashi Kazuhisa, Yoshigaki Yasuhiro, Geoff Farina, Ken Vandermark, Hamid Drake, DJ Olive, Otomo Yoshihide, Amy Denio, Gianni Gebbia, Lukas Ligeti, Fred Lonberg- Holm, Joe Lally e Guy Picciotto (fugazi), Peter Brötzmann, Caspar Brötzmann, Damo Suzuki (Can), Eugene S. Robinson (Oxbow), Steve MacKay (The Stooges), Mieko Suzuki, Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O' Malley and... yes we could go on for a long time..."

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Luca Tommaso Mai is an Italian saxophone player, known for the groups Black Engine, Divus, Mombu, Nerve 4tet, Psychofagist, Udus, and the power trio Zu, of which he is a founding member.

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track listing:


1. Goodnight, Civilization! 6:32

2. Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars 3:34

3. Easter Woman 1:05
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"Italian power trio Zu, now featuring The Locust's drum maestro Gabe Serbian, return this April with a brand new vinyl-only EP entitled Goodnight, Civilization - and you can stream it here exclusively this week!

The EP, featuring 3 new tracks including a cover of The Residents' Easter Woman (with none other than Napalm Death's Barney Greenway on vocals) marks Zu's first new material since 2009's Carboniferous - voted Rock-A-Rolla's Top Album of that year."-Trost Records

1 sided 3 Song EP, side two is etched.
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