Candiria ‎– Surrealistic Madness

Too Damn Hype Records ‎– TDH 011
CD, Album, Reissue

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1 Candiria Temple Of Sickness
Bass, Guitar [Solo] – Eric*Bass, Keyboards, Percussion – Ken*
2 Candiria Wind
Keyboards, Percussion – Ken*
3 Candiria Elevate In Madness
Bass – Eric*Bass, Percussion – Ken*
4 Candiria Toying With The Insanities
Keyboards, Noises [Metal Security Gate Disturbance], Horn [Car Horn] – Ken*Noises [Engine Revving], Horn [Car Horn] – Chris*, Michael Strauber*
5 Candiria Mental Crossover 2:58
6 Urban Improv Quintet Chaos In The Middle Of Perfectly Illogical Sense
Bass – Mike Macivor*Drums – Thomas CirilloGuitar – John LamacchiaPercussion – Reginald JusteSynthesizer [Rhodes] – Kenneth*
7 Candiria Pages 5:31
8 Candiria Weep
Bass, Effects [Ambient Zoom Effected] – Michael Strauber*Bass, Keyboards, Percussion – Ken*
9a Candiria Red Eye Flight 11:06
9b The Lovely Quartet The Essential Victory Of Free Noise
Bass [Bass With Dust Buster] – Michael Strauber*Guitar – Chris*, Eric*Keyboards – Kenneth*
Bonus Track
10 Candiria Purity Condemned
Bass – James Robbins*Keyboards, Guitar, Backing Vocals – Kenneth*Written-By, Arranged By, Producer – Candiria

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Recorded at Purple Light Studios 24track ADAT except where noted.
Mastered at Masterdisk, NYC.

"Wind" recorded on 4 tracks in Ken's Mom's basement Spring 1995.

"Toying With The Insanities" recorded on 4 tracks at Ace London and Ken's Mom's basement Spring 1995.

"The Essential Victory Of Free Noise" recorded on 4 tracks in Mike's Mom's house, early Autumn 1992. Mixed at Ken's Mom's house Autumn 1992.

As "Red Eye Flight" fades, the final 10 minutes of another song fades in. The complete song is 45 minutes in length, apptly titled "The Essential Victory Of Free Noise".

"Purity Condemned" from the 1994 demo "Subliminal". Recorded, mixed at Imagination Workshop, on 16 tracks.

The Lovely Quartet = Candiria - Carley Coma + Mike Strauber.
Urban Improv Quintet was the previous name of the band Ghosts Of The Canal (a Candiria side project).

© 1999 800-Pound Gorilla (SESAC) administered by The Bicycle Music Co.

"It is true musical justice when an artist's love for writing and playing music feeds into the love someone has listening to it. A good friend of ours, no longer alive, truly gave us this feeleing. To the memory of Jesse Guerra, we dedicate this first album".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: CC11183 MAI CANDIRIA
  • Rights Society: SESAC

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TDH011 Candiria Surrealistic Madness(CD, Album) Too Damn Hype Records TDH011 US 1995 Sell This Version
Emetic 013 Candiria Surrealistic Madness(LP, Album, Ltd) Emetic Records Emetic 013 US 2006 Sell This Version
TDH011 Candiria Surrealistic Madness(CD, Album, RE) Too Damn Hype Records TDH011 US 1996 Sell This Version
Emetic 013 Candiria Surrealistic Madness(LP, Album, Ltd, Cle) Emetic Records Emetic 013 US 2006 Sell This Version