The next Walmartians collection is titled “Fractures.” The current track listing is below. Bold titles are completed and available for streaming or download.
Fracture I (1:56)
This Thing I Read (3:00)
Fracture II (2:03)
Factory ’63 Dubfeaturing Caterpillar (3:55)
Fracture III (2:08)
National Integration No. 10 (2:36)
We Have A Place For You (3:15)
Friends of Mutual Recognition
Performed and recorded by Walmartians at Down Brown Sound, Evanston, Illinois. All songs written by BD Cummings except “Factory ’63 Dub” by BD and ID Cummings (aka Caterpillar). Thanks to Ian and Colin for inspiring a new collection of Walmartians material. Also thanks to Nick, Steve, Darin, and Rob. Cover image taken somewhere in Arkansas.
A collection of electronic and dance-oriented experiments recorded by Purple Fish side project Sing Monkey Sing from 1991 to 1992.
Introducing the Band (1:48)
Tinhead Parts I to III (9:14)
The Clogger’s Dream (4:21)
2 B.C. The Power of Involvement (4:33)
Blue Baby Mix 2 (4:36)
D-Day at Pompano Beach (4:16)
Squenchy Pants Live Mix (1:57)
Kernkraft Parts I to VI (23:25)
Equipment and software used: Alesis SR-16, Ensoniq Mirage, Yamaha DX-27, Yamaha FB01, Casio CZ-101, Sequential Circuits Six-Trak, ART Multiverb, Texture 2.1, Boss and DOD effects pedals, Fender Stratocaster, Peavey T-40, Tascam 244, Rotel and Technics tape recorders and many thrift-store cassettes.
Performed and recorded by Sing Monkey Sing. All songs written by Brown and Cummings. Recorded from 1991 to 1992 at Tranquility Bass and Sheer Drop Studios, Austin, Texas. Cover image by Cummings. Different mixes of both Blue Baby and parts I and II of Tinhead were self-released in 1992 on a cassette titled “Four Songs.”
Recently while setting up a site for my son’s stories I managed to wipe out my vortura.com site. So I am in the process of redoing everything here. In the meantime please enjoy this picture of frozen Lake Michigan that I took a recently during the big freeze. This is at South Blvd. Beach in Evanston, Ill. Cheers.