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Escalante, Martin / Weasel Walter: Lacerate (ugEXPLODE)

A uniquely bizarre and brilliant pairing between drummer Weasel Walter and saxophonist Martin Escalante, Walter an incessantly active drummer, here in absurdly impressive technique on drums and bass pedal in the face of and complementing Escalante's truly extreme use of the sax, at times like a steroidal bird call of savage intent; jaw dropping!

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UPC: 193428134553

Label: ugEXPLODE
Catalog ID: ug73
Squidco Product Code: 26745

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2018
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at Seizures Palace, in Brooklyn, New York, on February 25th, 2018, by Jason LaFarge.


Martin Escalante-saxophone

Weasel Walter-drums

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Born in Lakewood in the US, Martín Escalante is a photographer, film maker and self taught musician. In 2012 he founded Sploosh Records, publishing various solo and collaborative works. Escalante is associated with Lasse Marhaug's Best Studio in Oslo, where he recorded the soundtrack for his brother Amat Escalante's film The Untamed.

-Squidco 10/13/2021

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"Weasel Walter (real name Walter Wyzowski) is a composer and instrumentalist who founded the band The Flying Luttenbachers in Chicago in 1991 with a current member of Cellular Chaos and Behold...The Arctopus. Over the years, The Flying Luttenbachers included noted Dylan Posa, and Michael Colligan, while creating a body of music drawing equally from no wave, death metal, gamelan, noise music, hardcore punk and modern classical. Walter moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2003, where he formed the latest of many Luttenbachers lineups, remaining on percussion with the addition of bassist Mike Green (Burmese), and virtuoso guitarist Ed Rodriguez (ex-Colossamite, Gorge Trio). Singular guitar phenomenon Mick Barr (Krallice, Octis, Orthrelm) joined the group in 2005. The Flying Luttenbachers ceased to operate in late 2007. On November 25, 2009, Weasel Walter announced that he was moving to New York City to join the band Behold... The Arctopus on drums and will be writing "new, more extreme material from scratch." He also formed Cellular Chaos with Marc Edwards (drummer), Admiral Grey and Ceci Moss."

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track listing:

1. Agitate 1:57

2. Exsanguinate 4:07

3. Mutilate 5:29

4. Obsfucate 3:53

5. Macerate 1:56

6. Annihilate 7:01

7. Lacerate 2:48

8. Incinerate 0:50

9. Oblate 16:26
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"Born in Lakewood in the US, Martin Escalante is a photographer, film maker and self taught musician. In 2012 he founded Sploosh Records, publishing various solo and collaborative works. As well as this release, 2016 has also seen Escalante work at Marhaug's studio recording the soundtrack for his brother Amat Escalante's new film The Untamed."-ugEXPLODE

"Gonna be extra hard describing this ugEXPLODE release w/o copping too much from the other ones. That means NO AACM comparisons (including the droppings of such names as Joseph Jarman, Anthony Braxton or Roscoe Mitchell) nor slight appeals to free jazz heritage (Albert Ayler, Ornette Coleman, Jimmy Guiffre etc.). Sheesh, and I would like to fill out the review to at least covers' length at the left of where you are now reading with something about Weasel Walter's percussion sans any paens to the inside/outside the beat purveyors as Sunny Murray or Ronald Shannon Jackson for that matter. Maybe a few...naw, not even that would suffice. Sheesh, I guess I really am at a loss of words as far as telling you just how much of an ajax this newer than new jazz as it was meant to be staked out platter is, eh?"-Blog2Comm

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Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
NY Downtown & Metropolitan Jazz/Improv
Duo Recordings
Saxophone & Drummer / Percussionist Duos

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