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Abberation (1986-87)


1. Finn-Ships

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcalfe, high hat, bass drum, guitar


2. Kwatz

Bob Cobbing, voice, percussion; Hugh Metcalfe, guitar, live electronics, floor cymbal, improvised bass drum; Ma-Lou Bangerter, violin


3. (computer poem)

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcalfe, kazoo, voice, high hat, bass drum, guitar


4. KEWYAMXOOKA YAMXAPOOKA (I paint his face)

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcalfe, guitar, gas-mask voice, high hats, bass drum; Bill Smith, sopranino saxophone


5. Worm

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcalfe, guitar, live electronics, high hat, improvised bass drum; Ma-Lou Bangerter, violin


6. Destruction in Art (Glasgow)

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcalfe, gas-mask voice, floor cymbal, improvised bas sdrum


7. Destruction in Art (Aberystwyth)

Bob Cobbing, percussion; Hugh Metcalfe, guitar, live electronics, high hat, bass drum


8. Aber

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcaife, guitar, kazoo, voice, high hat, tambourine, bass drum


9. Make Perhaps This Out Sense Of Can You

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcalfe, guitar, floor cymbal, high hat, amplified improvised bass drum with octave-divider; Ma-Lou Bangerter, violin


10. Alphabet of Fishes

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcalfe, guitar, live electronics, high hat, amplified bass drum; Lol Coxhill, soprano saxophone


11. A Daze Of All My Daze

Bob Cobbing, voice; Hugh Metcalfe, guitar, high hat, bass drum, voice


12. The Sacred Mushroom

Bob Cobbing, voice, percussion; Hugh Metcalfe, guitar, electric drill, high hat, floor cymbal, bass drum, voice




All compositions copyright © Cobbing, Metcalfe; except * Bangerter, Cobbing, Metcalfe; # Cobbing, Metcalfe, Smith; # Cobbing, Coxhill, Metcalfe

RECORDED LIVE AT:

Apples & Snakes, The Eagle, Farrington Road, London, 3rd October 1987 (1,11,12)
Torriano Meeting House, Kentish Town, London, 16th May 1987 (2,5,9)
The Makeshift Club, Duke of Wellington, Balls Pond Road, London, 10th October
Four Acres Trust, Dowanhill Centre, Glasgow, 9th April 1986 (6) 1987 (3,4)
Aberystwyth Media Group, The Barn, Aberystwyth, 7th August 1987 (7,8)
St. David's Hall, Cardiff, 9th May 1987 (10)



Poems and visual scores by Bob Cobbing
Recorded by Hugh Metcalfe
Master tape by Mike Skeet, 'Studio 44', Milton Keynes
Record mastering by Arun Chakraverty, 'The Master Room', London
Photography by Jennifer Pike
Cover Incorporates parts of visual score for ABER (8)
Poems and visual scores available from New River Project, Unit P8,
Metropolitan College of Craftsmen, Enfield Road, London N1 5AZ
Telephone: 01-226 2657


Published by New River Music © 1988 New River Music (PRS)