Evolving Ear

Peeesseye + Talibam!
Peeesseye + Talibam!

Smeraldina-Rima - 2XLP
released March 2010


Super heavyweight jams on heavyweight vinyl wrapped in a beautiful full color heaveyweight gatefold sleeve. The folks at Smeraldina-Rima spare no expense to bring you a very nice thing. Includes 18 minutes of music not available on the CD version.

Only 600 copies available, artwork by Rachel Lowther.

"Talibam! (Kevin Shea on drums, Matt Mottel on keyboards) and Peeesseye (Jaime Fennelly on electronics, Chris Forsyth on guitars and Fritz Welch on drums) have been pals and Evolving Ear labelmates for a while now, so it was only a matter of time before they all got together and let it rip. And rip this certainly does, driven on by the double-barrelled percussion attack, underpinned by Fennelly's drones and scribbled all over by Mottel and Forsyth, whose wild gonzo soloing is a happy and healthy reminder that one-chord jamming was part and parcel of American alt.rock before the word alt.rock even existed, back when Fugs roamed the Earth and Angus MacLise still turned up for rehearsals, back when these laddies were still twinkles in their daddies' eyes. Of course, it's not all one-chord rock —sometimes they dispense with chords altogether and dive headlong into the primeval murky soundpool, with scant regard for whatever sharp rocks and nasty beasties might be lurking under the surface. Loud, messy, dangerous and glorious." —Dan Warburton


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