MP3 Headless Household - Headless Household
Headless Household, the eclectic new music combo, recorded its debut in 1987, and swerved from free improv to jazz to quasi-rock to polka ("Isle of Hugh") and back and sideways.
7 MP3 Songs in this album (42:59) !
Related styles: Jazz: Progressive Jazz, Avant Garde: Avant-Americana, Type: Experimental
Headless Household, the new music party combo, recorded its debut at Planet Studios in 1987, with the engineer-producer known as Bill 7 twisting knobs (yes, knobs) at Planet Studio. It was four years after the group formed, and release #1 for the Household Ink Records label. True to eclectic form, the tracks shift from free improv (“Year of the Donkey”) to scruffy sort-of-fusion (“One Form of Therapy,” “Rhythm Truck”) quasi-prog-rock (“Off the Beat”) to weird/warm gospel (“Gabriel”) to polka ("Isle of Hugh") and back. The band: Dick Dunlap, keys, Tom Lackner, perucssives, Chris Symer, bass, Chapman stick, Joe Woodard, guitars, banjo. Guests: Kathy Kelly on vocals, John Rapson on trombone, and Joseppi Scozzaro on accordion.
"Strange, cool rumblings from Southern California" --Jas Obrecht, Guitar Player.
"Following a private madness, they assemble (musical) nuggets into something great and, sometimes, even important. Using old and new instrumentation and technologies, Headless Household weave through tight turns and time-signatures" --B.H. Hart, Sound Choice.
"It''s hard to categorize these guys, though their music''s playful, quirky, sometimes downright silly, sometimes quite soothing" --New Music Distribution Service Catalogue blurb.