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Bruno Spoerri

Teddy Bar / Lilith

Label: Cache Cache

Format: Vinyl LP

Genre: Library/Soundtracks

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A set of gloriously eccentric cues recorded by electronic jazz visionary Bruno Spoerri for Kurt Aeschbacher's experimental film Liltith (1978) and Rolf Lyssy's comedy Teddy Bar (1983). Exploring quirkier, more varied territory than last year's Dead-Cert excavation, AX+BY+CZ+D=o, the two scores featured here will particularly delight fans of Gluckskugel, the 2007 Finders Keepers comp that first brought the Swiss composer to the attention of us mere mortals. Musically-speaking, the only rule is that there are no rules: concrete tape experiments are woven into and out of traditional song-structures, vocals are strafed with industrial field recordings, and Spoerri uses his favoured Lyricon wind synth and arsenal of specially customised modular synths to generate sounds by turns soothingly pastoral and chillingly alien. Highlights come in the stacked space-funk of 'Baby Baby' and 'Smalltalk', the blowsy synth-blues of 'Arrest Of Groucho', the eldritch folk-jazz of 'Too Much Smell' and the Mos Eisley slap-grooves of 'Big Reception', while unsettling dronescapes and treated vocal incantations like 'Strange Sounds' and 'Singing In The Dark' pursue an altogether darker muse. The music for Lilith has never been released before, and the music for Teddy Bar, remastered for this release with the addition of a bonus track, is unspeakably rare - need we say more?

Cat. number: CACHE05LP
Year: 2013