Distant Bee Travel Deluxe Edition

Original price was: $20.00.Current price is: $16.00.

by Steven Cerio

Steven Cerio is joined by members of Lettuce Little, Brown Cuts Neighbors and more on this sprawling compilation of late 90s/early 00s sessions and live performances, cut up and reconnected into an hour of delight.

This deluxe edition is presented in a 12 page screenprinted book of Cerio art.

“These are repetitive rhythmic sounds and percussion, spoken word, telephone snippets, blurting free jazz horns, etc., in jarring, jostled juxtapositions; they make Zappa’s Mothers sound like Tom Jones”. — Jack Rabid, The Big Takeover 86, 2020.

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Created from source material recorded to 4-track, 8-track, 16-track, Walkman, boom box and answering machine. All tracks were recorded live, then manipulated and cross-pollinated. No other samples were used. All mixes, secondary composition and cross-pollination by Steven Cerio

Steven Cerio: drums, lyrics, marimba, saw blades, gamelan, piano, wood flute, tapes, accordion
Roger Kummert: basses, synth, trombone, guitar
Bryan Kieser: tenor, alto and soprano sax, cornet, pvc tube, transmission fluid funnel, duck call
Karen Langlie: cello
Jason Martin, Dara, Rob Coye, Jim Kopta, Jeff Mack, J.P. Crangle, Jim Drago & Marc Arsenault: tape glossolalia, etc. etc.
Lore Barges & Kathleen Phelps: voice

18 tracks, 59 minutes

12 page screenprinted book
Printed in four colors (barn red, aqua blue, black and a deep chocolate brown) in an edition of 125. The 6.5″ x 6.25” book is signed and numbered by the artist. Printed by Mark Dancey.

Audio CD in color cardboard sleeve with liner notes insert
Wow Cool, 2022

Additional information

Weight 5 oz
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 0.25 in

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