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One of the most idiosyncratic and original groups of the past two decades, BCO is not your standard Orchestra. Situated in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, the band has released an enormous catalog of recorded material over the past two decades. Formed in the late 1970's the ensemble continues to maintain a free-flowing roster of artists from around the world that collaborate on specific projects. Categorizing the Orchestra into any given genre can be a task, as releases continue to surprise even the most devout listener. There is never any way to precisely classify the next BCO release. An album of authentic sea-shanties? A wall of noise? A shimmering downpour of lullabies whispered to the wind? A humorous or thought-provoking album of Sound Collages? Vocal excursions set to make Rod McKuen blush? We press play, leaning forward with slight apprehension. We await the first wave of blissful deception. We are perpetually rewarded.
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Alastis

Alastis

April 5, 2006
edited over 12 years ago
BCO (primarily Robo and Das with revolving cast of musicians) were around for more than 20 years now and i could easily put them into the list of greats like Zoviet-France. Unfortunately, this is the case where quite often quantity defies quality - its extremely uneven, with many tracks sounding as if though they were created in order to test the listener patience. Kudos to them, however, for promoting mp3-only albums - at least 5 or 6 of those appeared on various netlabels in the past 2 or 3 years. Overall, worth investigating if you're not against weirdness for weirdness sake and occasional self-indulgence.

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