10 posts tagged with contrabassoon and gyrophonia.
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Which Way to the Apothecary?

Track 6 from our album Everything You See Here, released two weeks ago--the first of four, being released over the course of this month. Previously from this album... [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Nov 18, 2011 - 1 comment

This is Not the Real World

In the real world, nobody voluntarily plays contrabassoon. Those who are forced to do so only play one note, and it's in long tones. This, however, is abstract, effected, avant-garde contrabassoon. This track comes from our newly released album, Everything You See Here. Don't ask about the alpaca. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Nov 5, 2011 - 4 comments

Discrete Magic

A bit of semi-long form semi-ambient semi-minimalist semi-something something something. Unfortunately, this is at a stupidly low bitrate because it's 22 minutes long, so higher bitrate MP3 and FLAC are available. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Jun 16, 2011 - 1 comment

Contrabassoon + 2(Accordion)

Sometimes, you find exactly how many reeds you are absolutely necessary to make the sound you want, then you add two more accordions. Previously. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Jun 12, 2011 - 4 comments

Epilogue to Lightning

Warning: This recording includes heavy amounts of face-swallowing, house-rumbling, often subsonic bass. Also available in HBR MP3 and FLAC. For best results, use good headphones or speakers with a subwoofer. Apply directly to the forehead. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Jun 9, 2011 - 3 comments

Judgement Day

Let's go grab a pizza.
posted by man vs sun on May 20, 2011 - 1 comment

Prelude-Midnight (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)

Having already tackled Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Christmas Music, and the Catholic Church, we decided that, for May's Challenge, it was time to up the ante to the second worst thing ever: TSO's non-Christmas music. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on May 14, 2011 - 2 comments

We Three Kings

And finally, The Christmas Album closes on a low note--literally, this time. After all, where's the fun in having a contrabassoon at your disposal if you're not going to do something wacky with it?* *Headphones recommended for maximum head-rattling [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Dec 25, 2010 - 1 comment

Bad Santa

An original composition by our own Tommy Scheurich, and another experiment in instant festivity. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Dec 22, 2010 - 4 comments

What Child is This?

We all thought as hard as we could, to come up with a Christmas song that none of us hate, so we could do it semi-reverently, in a manner which at least resembles proper. It took so many takes to get it right that now we hate this song, too. [more inside]
posted by askmeaboutLOOM on Dec 21, 2010 - 3 comments

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