Crawling With Tarts, Grand Surface Noise Opera Nr. 3 (Indian Ocean Ship) Grand Surface Noise Opera Nr. 4 (Drum Totem)

Crawling With Tarts I first listened to this on lp, which gives an extra dimension of surface noise to the endeavor that cd copies will never have, viz. Marclay’s lp that comes sans sleeve. If you are old enough to remember radio, you will wet yourself at the opening of Grand Surface Noise Opera Nr. 3. If you are not, it may take a few minutes of this lovely jumble to make your bowels respond. Once they do, you’ll be hooked, I promise you. Mixed metaphors are certainly appropriate here. I quickly found all the other Crawling With Tarts albums there were, and though Madeleine is a mixed bag, literally, I enjoyed all of them thoroughly. If you’re intrigued by your first hearing of this one, I’d suggest Sarajevo Center Metal Doors as the next Crawling With Tarts you buy, if you can find it. Last I checked, Discogs had one for sale.

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