Matmos ‎– The Rose Has Teeth In The Mouth Of A Beast

Matador ‎– OLE 677-2V
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1 Roses And Teeth For Ludwig Wittgenstein
Guitar [Twang Guitar], Performer [Electronics] – Jay Lesser*Performer [Cow Recordings, Goose Call], Mixed By – M.C. Schmidt*Performer [Roses, Teeth, Manure, Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing] – Drew DanielVoice [Excerpts From Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations Read Aloud By] – Björk Guðmundsdóttir, Laetitia Sonami, Marcus Schmickler, Rose McKereghan, Werner Phillip Schmidt, Zum Zoom
2 Steam And Sequins For Larry Levan
Drums – Steve GoodfriendGuitar [Electric Guitar], Horns [Peck Horn], Trumpet – Mark LightcapPerformer [Electronics] – John TalagaPerformer [Steam, Sewing Machine, Sequins, Arp 2600, Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing] – Drew DanielPerformer [V-synth, Tambourine, Shaker, Sauce Pan], Mixed By – M.C. Schmidt*Synthesizer [Arp 2600] – Matthew Curry*Voice – Kalonica McQuesten
3 Tract For Valerie Solanas
Performer [Cow Uterus, Reproductive Tract, Vagina, Vacuum Cleaner, Plastic Gloves], Mixed By – M.C. Schmidt*Performer [Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing, Machete, Scissors, Knives, Paper, Personal Alarms (rape Alarms)] – Drew DanielVoice [Excerpts From Valerie Solanas' The S.c.u.m. Manifesto Read By] – Barbara Golden, Yalie Kumara
4 Public Sex For Boyd McDonald
Drums – Steve GoodfriendGuitar [Electric Guitar], Trumpet – Mark LightcapPerformer [Pen, Paper, Typewriter, Video Tape, Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing, Arp 2600] – Drew DanielSaxophone – Stephen ThrowerSynthesizer [Arp 2600, Sh 101, V-synth, Juno 6], Performer [Video Tape], Mixed By – M.C. Schmidt*
5 Semen Song For James Bidgood
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Jefferson FriedmanCello – Clarice JensenHarp – Zeena ParkinsKeyboards [V-synth, Piano], Performer [Sampling, Sequencing], Mixed By – M.C. Schmidt*Performer [File Transfers, Effects] – Jon LeideckerPerformer [Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing, Toilet Paper Roll Panflute, Paper, Semen] – Drew DanielPiano, Piano [Prepared] – Matthew FuerstStrings – ACME (American Contemporary Music Ensemble)Viola – Bridget FitzgeraldViolin – Erik Carlson (2), Miranda CucksonVoice – Antony Hegarty
6 Snails And Lasers For Patricia Highsmith
Double Bass – Brian O'Reilly (2)Drums – Steve GoodfriendFrench Horn – Amy VaillancourtPerformer [Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing] – Drew DanielPerformer [Sequencing, V-synth, Ms2000, Books, Brushes, Live Garden Snails, Glass Cylinder, Light-sensitive Theremin], Mixed By – M.C. Schmidt*
7 Germs Burn For Darby Crash
Performer [Arp 2600, Wahl Hair Clipper, Hair] – M.C. Schmidt*Performer [Lighter, Cigarette] – Don BollesPerformer [Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing, Burnt Flesh, Cry Of Pain] – Drew Daniel
8 Solo Buttons For Joe Meek
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Lev "Ljova" Zhurbin*Bass – Jay Lesser*Cello – Jeffrey ZeiglerDrums – Steve GoodfriendGuitar – Mark LightcapPerformer [Tapes, Synths, Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing] – Drew DanielPerformer [Whinging] – M.C. Schmidt*Strings – Kronos QuartetViola – Hank DuttViolin – David Harrington, John Sherba
9 Rag For William S. Burroughs
Goblet Drum [Darbuka] – Darcy BartolettiPerformer [Amateur Piano, Sampling, V-synth, Sequencing, Tape Recorder, Typewriter, Vacuum Cleaner Tube, Horn] – M.C. Schmidt*Performer [Burroughs Adding Machines, Film Projectors] – Michael Brown (2)Performer [Electronics] – Jay Lesser*Performer [Heidelberg Windmill, Chandler And Price Printing Presses] – Leif FairfieldPerformer [Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing, Bombard, Tape Recorder, Shortwave Radio, Marbles, Keys, Efx] – Drew DanielTrumpet – Mark LightcapViolin – Blevin Blectum
10 Banquet For King Ludwig II Of Bavaria
Drums, Percussion [Sleighbells] – Steve GoodfriendFrench Horn – Amy VaillancourtPerformer [Glassware, Dishes, Coconuts, Sampling, Sequencing, V-synth] – M.C. Schmidt*Performer [Glassware, Dishes, Sampling, Sequencing, Digital Editing] – Drew DanielTuba, Horns [Peck Horn], Performer [Plastic Tube] – Mark LightcapVoice – Maja S. K. Ratkje



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Track 4 includes mini-disc recordings of anonymous sex acts made surreptitiously at Blow Buddies in San Francisco during International Bear Weekend.

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