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1 - TUXEDOMOON - SCREAM WITH A VIEW - (12") 
SUPERIOR VIADUCT


Founded by Steven Brown and Blaine Reininger in San Francisco, Tuxedomoon are a futuristic alternate reality of delirium and existential dread. Aligned with fellow Bay Area experimentalists The Residents (to whose Ralph Records the group eventually signed) and Robin Crutchfields post-DNA project Dark Day, Tuxedomoon developed a unique combination of synthesizer and guitar that placed them at the forefront of the US post-punk movement in the late 70s and early 80s. Scream With a View, recorded surreptitiously in The Residents private studio in 1979, advances brilliant melodic concepts through analog technology for a sound barely comprehensible today. On "Where Interests Lie," punchy drum machine underlies barbed and eerie leads from guitarist Michael Belfer (The Sleepers). "(Special Treatment for the) Family Man"-a reference to Dan Whites trial for the assassination of San Franciscos mayor George Moscone and supervisor Harvey Milk in 1978-is an indignant vigil cut with a rare brand of macabre humor. Saxophone, Polymoog, violin, e-bowed guitar, and CB radio interference make Scream With a View the insidious foil to the urgent No Tears EP..

TRACKLISTING: 01. Nervous Guy 02. Where Interests Lie 03. (special Treatment For The) Family Man 04. Midnite Stroll

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Format: 12"

Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 02-12-2013
Item # : 450907     
Availability: 2/3 WEEKS, NOT IN STOCK
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