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Trouserpress Recommends Eskimo

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Topic: Trouserpress Recommends Eskimo
Posted By: The Hemulen
Subject: Trouserpress Recommends Eskimo
Date Posted: March 31 2006 at 23:28
No, not the Residents album (though I recommend that too, obviously) but a highly unknown kooky US group with avant-prog leanings. In particular, their fine fine album The Further Adventures of Der Shimpkin.

Part Magic Band, part Zappa, part Residents, part... well, to be honest, their blend of sounds is unique and incomporable. They created highly playful, weird-yet-accessible music. Their strangeness is very much worn on their sleeves, which makes it all the more likeable. Jazzy, funky and downright absurd, this is one for avant-prog fans and phobics alike.

The album is ultra-rare, so if anyone needs some help finding a copy, PM me.

In the meaningwhile, here's a taste of this charming band:" class="content_bigger - K

Enjoy it, chaps and chappesses!

Posted By: chamberry
Date Posted: April 01 2006 at 00:02
They sound kind of bored. 


Posted By: The Hemulen
Date Posted: April 01 2006 at 07:31
Originally posted by chamberry chamberry wrote:

They sound kind of bored. 


Posted By: chamberry
Date Posted: April 01 2006 at 12:34
Nevermind. I posted that comment based on my first listen. 3rd time listening and it doesn't sound that bad actually 


Posted By: The Hemulen
Date Posted: April 01 2006 at 19:29

Posted By: Jimbo
Date Posted: April 02 2006 at 05:08
Haha, that was pretty good. They're crazy. Thanks, TP.


Posted By: Bj-1
Date Posted: May 13 2006 at 15:41
Really cool song Clap, reminds me a bit of Mr. Bungle, actually.

RIO/AVANT/ZEUHL - The best thing you can get with yer pants on!" rel="nofollow - EXERIOR Experimental tech/death/progmetal from Norway!

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