Drawing influences from Hip-Hop, Jazz, and World Music, this CD compilation features the producer heavily on cello & bass as well as Chinese zithers & lutes to create bizzaro covers and off kilter remixes.
released January 8, 2016
All tracks arranged, performed, recorded, produced, mixed & mastered by BRAIN GRIMMER. With exception to: (2) flute & percussion recorded & performed by Brian ‘Tairaku’ Ritchie & Silas Be (4) Vocals - Bashiri Asad, Drums - Justin Brewer, Sax - Rob Dixon, Recording Engineer - Matt Vice, Executive Producer - Davison Robie (6) Vocals - Alan Watts
Instruments performed by BRAIN GRIMMER in addition to electronic production & programing:
(1) contracello (2) circuit bent toy guitar (3) bass guitar, cello, pipa 琵琶, liuqin 柳琴, guqin 古琴, sheng 笙 (4) bass guitar, cello, pipa 琵琶, guqin 古琴, keys (5) bass guitar, keys (6) guqin 古琴 (7) bass guitar, keys/winds (8) bass guitar, keys
(2) originally released 11/2014 on “Tea Life: Wabi-Sabi Remixes” by Silas B. Ritchie | silasritchie.bandcamp.com/album/tea-life-wabi-sabi-remixes
(3) originally released 02/2014 on “Running Up That Hill: Kate Bush Covers for Reproductive Rights” by Various Artists | runningupthathill.bandcamp.com
(4) originally released 12/2014 on “Bashiri Asad Presents: The Gil Suite” by Bashiri Asad | bashiriasad.bandcamp.com/album/bashiri-asad-presents-the-gil-suite
(9)(10) originally performed for 2014 Strollers Theatre, Ltd. production of “The Baltimore Waltz” by Paula Vogel at The Bartell Theatre, Madison, WI.
Mechanical Licenses | “I, Nefarious” is sold & distributed with legal permission for the following:
(3) “Babooshka” © 1980 Kate Bush ℗ Screen Gems-Emi Music Inc
(4) “Vidgolia (Deaf, Dumb & Blind)” © 1977 Gil Scott-Heron, Brian Jackson ℗ Brouhaha Music
(6) contains melody from "Will O' the Wisp" © 1975 Steve Howe ℗ Wb Music Corp. O/B/O Topographic Music Ltd.
(7) “Well You Needn’t” © 1944 Thelonious Monk ℗ Regent Music Corporation
This CD compilation comprises of tracks produced by BRAIN GRIMMER. © 2013-2014 Brian Charles Grimm (BMI) ℗ 2015 GrimmusiK LLC (BMI). All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.
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