The Swamp Beast from New Hampshire- 2004​-​2014 - a decadent retrospective (or more building blocks for the musical ego)

by Yr Ziggurat

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about

celebrating 10 YEARS of music recording with a fun anthology-analog? gee whiz! not really{not really!

here we have 11 tracks that were recorded with friends, all now and evidently within Yr Ziggurat, between the years 2004 and 2014. Solid individuals, each of them.


heady jams, songwriting, and recording most likely took place somewhere between Toppus' grand New England journey, i.e- Newmarket NH or Burlington VT (or maybe even somewhere in Maine) (again, between the years of 2004 and 2014)

1.BEEN HUNGRY-
Gong, Varese and Beach Boys samples
Toppus Bottomus- drums, guitar, bass, keys, voice
Brendan Dempsey- saxophone

2. FRIENDS TOO-
computer drums
Parkour Lenninberg- voice, guitar
Toppus Bottomus- bass, voice

3. POISON IVY-
Toppus Bottomus- guitar, voice
Pilot Supreme- drums

4.NAMGRINDER-
Pilot Supreme- drums
Toppus Bottomus- bass, voice

5. WHY CAN'T SOMEBODY LOVE ME???? (RIGHTEOUS LOVE AND THANK YOUS TO THE MIGHTY EDGAR BROUGHTON BAND FOR WRITING THIS INCREDIBLE SONG AMONG MANY MANY MANY OTHERS)-
Toppus Bottomus- bass, guitar, voice
Pilot Supreme- drums, voice

6.WORMDOM-
Lollywood samples
Toppus Bottomus- guitar, bass, piano, voice
Horus J- drums

7. FRANKIE REX {ON THE OREGON TRAIL}-
Toppus Bottomus- guitar, mandolin, voice
Wax Mice- voice
Braxton Stevens- bass, jaw harp
Parkour Lenninberg- harmonica

8. SNOWSHOE SUNSPURS-
Toppus Bottomus- organ, guitar
Pilot Supreme- drums

9. NAMGRINDER II-
Pilot Supreme-drums
Toppus Bottomus-bass, voice

10.WHOOP-
Bret Judges- voice, guitar, bass
Toppus Bottomus- slide guitar, guitar

11. FERAL LADY'S JOURNEY AND HER FIGHT TO BE NOT FOOD:;:;: A BALLET IN INFINITE PARTS-
Paul Winter sample, James Reese Europe sample, and some others
Toppus Bottomus- keyboard, guitar, saxophone, castanets, e-bow, voice, noise, jaw harp, fretless guitar, bass, frame drum
Pilot Supreme- trumpet
Horus J- saxophone, voice
Parkour Lenninberg- voice
Lord Bird- whatever it is that lord bird plays
Larry Wish- voice, drums
Chris Barbey- guitar

credits

released September 15, 2014

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Toppus Bottomus Buffalo, New York

Toppus Bottomus has carried the torch of Yr Ziggurat since 2004. He doesn't know how he got it, who or what gave it to him, or where it came from, but he's determined to find out. Many people have made music with Yr Ziggurat, and you should contact Toppus if you want to as well ... more

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