Various ‎– LAFMS: The Lowest Form Of Music - Artist Edition

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Cortical Foundation ‎– organ of Corti 11.2, RRRecords ‎– RRR-CD-17
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11 × CD, Compilation
Box Set, Limited Edition
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1-1 Chip Chapman They Are Asleep (Grandiose Norway Version) 9:50
1-2 Chip Chapman CMIX 2:40
1-3 Chip Chapman Getting Ahead/Orbit/Painting The Roses Red (Original And Uncut) 6:09
1-4 Chip Chapman Music For Gamelan And Synthesizer
Percussion [Gamelan] – Cal Arts Gamelan Orchestra
10:09
1-5 Le Forte Four Microzone 5:34
1-6 Le Forte Four Japanese Super Heroes 10:50
1-7 Chip Chapman SMIX 7:35
1-8 Chip Chapman Suburban Magic (Electrolux Version)
Bass – Steve Jackson (4)Bassoon – Steve Braunstein
5:15
1-9 Chip Chapman / Le Forte Four Suburban Magic 8:35
2-1 Le Forte Four Ka-Bella-Cha-Cha 0:42
2-2 Le Forte Four Some Problem With The Cord Or Something 0:32
2-3 Le Forte Four Ka-Bella-Binsky Bungo (Excerpt) 6:27
2-4 Le Forte Four Good Worker 0:44
2-5 Le Forte Four Aye Ma Ma (I'm Amok) 0:13
2-6 Le Forte Four Meanwhile Back At The Tulip Boat, Stinky And Gus Make Warplanes/Your Living Constutuion (Dies) 0:33
2-7 Le Forte Four Before Docking In Space 0:19
2-8 Le Forte Four Candy Wrapper Blues/A Little Sloppy Still 0:18
2-9 Le Forte Four Bikini Tennis Shoes (One Pair) 4:16
2-10 Le Forte Four Joe's Nose Solo 0:49
2-11 Le Forte Four Song Of The Electric Drill 0:19
2-12 Le Forte Four I Can't Even Think/On The Dawning Of A Giant Face/Joe's Dead/Marriage/Twinkle
2-13 Le Forte Four What Do You Do, Radiator?/The Grocery Store Is My Heaven 0:32
2-14 Le Forte Four Fade It Out 0:12
2-15 Le Forte Four The Pope Speaks 0:23
2-16 Le Forte Four Crank Up The Kids 1:48
2-17 Le Forte Four Bongo Madness 3:29
2-18 Le Forte Four Ka-Bella Reprise 6:06
2-19 Le Forte Four Steven, Steven 1:01
2-20 Le Forte Four Sonnet 1:06
2-21 Le Forte Four Ballad De Forte Four 0:26
2-22 Le Forte Four It's Raining Bongos 1:05
2-23 Le Forte Four They Are Asleep
Bass – Dan WeissDrums – Jay RossFlute [Rhythm] – Susan Farthing
4:32
2-24 Le Forte Four Music Hall Bootleg (Excerpt)
Bass – Steve Jackson (4)
0:18
2-25 Le Forte Four Painting The Roses Red 0:27
2-26 Le Forte Four Enough Fun/That Feedback Again 1:08
2-27 Airway Live At LACE, Part One
Vocals – Vetza
13:26
2-28 Airway Live At LACE, Part Two
Vocals – Vetza
14:56
3-1 Le Forte Four Birth Of Largie Schrapnel 1:06
3-2 Le Forte Four The Very First Song I Ever Wrote 0:58
3-3 Le Forte Four M-M-M 1:22
3-4 Le Forte Four Keep That Point Up/4000 Holes In Glackburn, Lancashire
3-5 Le Forte Four Telethon Returns 0:23
3-6 Le Forte Four From The 12 Pages 3:56
3-7 Le Forte Four Tree Shredding Blues
Bass – Steve Jackson (4)
2:11
3-8 Le Forte Four To The Crow 1:11
3-9 Le Forte Four Balanced Comfort 16:13
3-10 Le Forte Four Telethon Returns 0:14
3-11 Le Forte Four Internal C.B. Breakage 0:25
3-12 Le Forte Four Good Friday Tape Dumb Session No.1 1:47
3-13 Le Forte Four Reel World 0:37
3-14 Le Forte Four Columbia-Princeton Low Priority Soybean Meal 1:02
3-15 Le Forte Four Telethon Returns 1:18
3-16 Le Forte Four Down The Congo In A Backwards Canoe 1:27
3-17 Le Forte Four Telethon Returns Continues 0:31
3-18 Le Forte Four Welcome To 35 South Raymond
Bass – Steve Jackson (4)Organ – Ken (11)
1:30
3-19 Le Forte Four Darker Skratcher
Synthesizer [Electric Music Box] – Bob Frazier (2)
4:09
3-20 Le Forte Four Diorama I 0:49
3-21 Le Forte Four Diorama II 0:47
3-22 Le Forte Four HHHMMM 1:25
3-23 Le Forte Four Telethon Returns 0:25
3-24 Le Forte Four Good Friday Tape Dumb Session II 1:45
3-25 Le Forte Four Shoe Spot/Meet The Detectives 2:22
3-26 Le Forte Four Simple Circus 1:13
3-27 Le Forte Four Amazing Three (Instrumental) 5:33
3-28 Le Forte Four Japnese Super Heroes
Performer [Toys], Vocals – Susan Farthing
2:59
3-29 Le Forte Four Amazing Three (Live)
Performer [Toys], Vocals – Susan Farthing
3:41
3-30 Le Forte Four Speed Racer
Performer [Toys], Vocals – Susan Farthing
2:01
3-31 Le Forte Four Man Has A Dream
Performer [Toys], Vocals – Susan Farthing
2:04
4-1 Doo-Dooettes Mojave
Organ [Electric] – Dennis MehaffeySynthesizer – Harold Schroeder
8:15
4-2 Doo-Dooettes Silver Hours 5:35
4-3 Doo-Dooettes (Twenty-Four) 5:37
4-4 Doo-Dooettes Children Undressing Animals
Percussion, Cornet, Voice – Dennis MehaffeySynthesizer, Organ – Harold Schroeder
15:01
4-5 Fredrik Nilsen Green 6:39
4-6 Doo-Dooettes Live Outside 23:18
4-7 Doo-Dooettes with John Duncan Close
Drums – John Duncan
13:26
5-1 Unknown Artist Intro 0:25
5-2 Electric Willy Her Father's Love 1:25
5-3 Smegma Geek The Geeker
Bass – Ju Suk Reet MeateVocals – Ace Farren Ford, Cheez-it-Ritz, Chucko Fatts, Pizza Tioux*
1:15
5-4 ACE=1, c/s & Helene Elana Armand* HEA/AOS 0:59
5-5 Mr. Foon's Bandaloon Microphobia 5:58
5-6 Ju Suk Reet Meate Hot Bee's Head Hit The Wax 4:35
5-7 Smegma "Difference" 3:57
5-8 Smegma 1980 A.R. (After Radiation) 7:28
5-9 Smegma PROWING NOSE 5:14
5-10 Smegma Die Wo-Wo 1:35
5-11 Smegma "I Am Not Artist" 6:15
5-12 Smegma Ladies Nite At The "Ortho Lounge" 4:02
5-13 Smegma HALF A BILLION 7:51
5-14 Airway Perpendicular Thrust
Technician – Jerry BishopVocals – Vetza
3:53
5-15 Airway Live
Vocals – Vetza
4:38
5-16 Vetza & Airway Racing In The Streets
Technician – Jerry BishopVocals – Vetza
1:37
5-17 CV Massage Naked
Performer – John Duncan, Michael Le Donne-Bhennet, Paul McCarthy
7:06
5-18 CV Massage Sea Chantey
Performer – John Duncan, Michael Le Donne-Bhennet, Paul McCarthy
2:48
6-1 Dennis Duck & Kevin Laffey Schlagerziet 3:02
6-2 Doo-Dooettes Zombie 3:04
6-3 Doo-Dooettes I Got A Right To Sing The Blu
Engineer – Brent Wilcox
4:21
6-4 Doo-Dooettes The Flying Eyes (Complete) 18:28
6-5 Doo-Dooettes Baby 1:36
6-6 Doo-Dooettes Bird And Bee Orchestra (Incorporating Run Off Groove)
Featuring – Joseph T. Jacobs
6:29
6-7 Doo-Dooettes Schlagerzeit (Tolstoy's Anemic) 3:01
6-8 Doo-Dooettes Dr. Phibes Visits Chicago 4:58
6-9 Doo-Dooettes Scrapyard 3:19
6-10 Doo-Dooettes Red Wrec. Said 2:11
6-11 Doo-Dooettes That Latin
Featuring – Joseph T. Jacobs
2:11
6-12 Doo-Dooettes Untitled (Source Piece For Side 2 Runoff Groove) 2:12
6-13 Foundation Boo Slow Piece #1 Of 3 10:26
7-1 Joe Potts with Vetza Mother Daughter
Vocals – Vetza
2:55
7-2 Doo-Dooettes L.A. Nickel 8:35
7-3 Doo-Dooettes / Junichi Kawara - Chie Mukai Collaboration 8:37
7-4 Fredrik Nilsen Insecticide, A Philosophic Didactic 2:52
7-5 Solid Eye Satie Bongos
Cello [Two-by-cello] – Bill Leavitt*Sampler [Mirage], Engineer – Steve Thomsen
2:38
7-6 Solid Eye Blender Meadow
Cello [Two-by-cello] – Bill Leavitt*Sampler [Mirage], Engineer – Steve Thomsen
2:59
7-7 Harold Schroeder Silent Rituals
Guitar, Bass, Tape, Voice – Harold Schroeder
3:39
7-8 Kevin Laffey Berlin Zug Und Der Düsseldorf Hop 4:39
7-9 Slimy Adenoid & The Pablums Under My Gums
Marimba – The Reverend Toad Eater
3:38
7-10 Monitor (3) Pet Wedding
Bass – Laurie O'ConnellDrums – Jeff RankinGuitar – Michael UhlenkottKeyboards – Steve Thomsen
2:17
7-11 Monitor (3) Beak
Bass – Laurie O'ConnellDrums – Jeff RankinGuitar – Michael UhlenkottKeyboards – Steve Thomsen
1:53
7-12 Dennis Duck One O'clock Jump (Excerpt) (From "Dennis Duck Goes Disco") 4:52
7-13 Dennis Duck Davey The Worm 2:57
7-14 Paul Is Dead Crazy 3:42
7-15 Paul Is Dead Jasper Johns 3:10
7-16 Friends Of Leslie Freak Show (For Mayo Thompson) 3:13
7-17 Friends Of Leslie The Four People 2:56
7-18 Doo-Dooettes Jesus Theme 8:12
8-1 Dinosaurs With Horns Carny 3:04
8-2 Rick Potts Platform Swimfins
Performer [Cocktails] – Jerry Bishop
3:10
8-3 Gothic Hut Autobody Experience
Drums, Percussion – Walter LabGuitar – John Dyer, Nic GreeneKeyboards, Effects, Percussion – Bob MrozekOboe – Catharine Del Russo*Sitar – Matt LevonianTrombone – Richard AcostaTuba – Norm Pearson*
2:60
8-4 Rick Potts Objects In The Mirror
Keyboards, Drum Programming – Steve ThomsenVocals – Barbara Ann Jaekel*
3:04
8-5 Rick Potts Malathion L.A. 4:53
8-6 Rick Potts Squirrel-Proof Man
Keyboards, Drum Programming – Steve Thomsen
4:23
8-7 Rick Potts Step Into The Shadow
Keyboards, Effects, Drum Programming – Steve Thomsen
3:43
8-8 Gothic Hut Undermatter
Engineer – Phil SingherGuitar – Doug Henry, John Dyer
4:36
8-9 Steaming Coils Blathering Hemispheres
Drums, Guitar, Vocals – Brad LanerVocals – Grashtaht Schtant
4:03
8-10 Monique Experience Donde Esta Mi Cuerpo
Engineer – Ricky MixxVocals – Kari Birmingham, Sarah Seager
5:29
8-11 Gothic Hut Jeannie Wants Her Tambourine
Bass – Matt LevonianDrums, Percussion – Walter LabGuitar – John Dyer, Nic GreeneKeyboards, Effects, Percussion – Bob Mrozek
5:13
8-12 Gothic Hut Unintentional Laugh
Drums, Percussion – Walter LabGuitar – John Dyer, Nic GreeneKeyboards, Effects, Percussion – Bob MrozekTrombone – Richard AcostaTuba – Norm Pearson*
3:24
8-13 Gothic Hut Uvula Broach
Bass – Nikolas DodetEngineer – John DyerGuitar – John Dyer, Tony LovettKeyboards, Effects, Percussion – Bob Mrozek
3:37
8-14 Rick Potts Parasitic Twin 4:23
8-15 Rick Potts Look Who Buried Their Car
Mixed By – Joseph Hammer
4:11
8-16 Rick Potts Sausage In A Bottle 1:34
8-17 Rick Potts Yet To Appear
Mixed By – Joseph Hammer
2:49
8-18 Rick Potts Platform Swimfins (Reprise) 4:25
8-19 Rick Potts Draw Spunky 4:44
9-1 Tom Recchion Lepidoptera 2:13
9-2 Tom Recchion Music For Homemade Instruments 1:58
9-3 Tom Recchion The Blue Blue Moon 3:12
9-4 Tom Recchion Jazz 2,000 A.D. Part 3 4:08
9-5 Tom Recchion Back Beat 8:00
9-6 Tom Recchion Martin Denny In Spain 4:23
9-7 Tom Recchion Mother
Voice – Gerald Bole
6:06
9-8 Tom Recchion Stodgy Old Sayings
Voice – Gerald Bole
4:20
9-9 Tom Recchion Pinky Takes A Walk 5:26
9-10 Tom Recchion Herself A Cocoon 4:01
9-11 Tom Recchion Infancy In The Water 3:57
9-12 Tom Recchion Untitled 4:42
9-13 Tom Recchion The Little Green Thing 5:07
9-14 Tom Recchion The Real Strungaphone 16:18
10-1 Gerald Bole Moonlight 2:09
10-2 Gerald Bole Spain 2:45
10-3 Gerald Bole Hawaii 3:20
10-4 Gerald Bole Elephants 1:25
10-5 Gerald Bole If Mississippi... 0:33
10-6 Gerald Bole Will You Elope?... 0:16
10-7 Gerald Bole Lament 3:55
10-8 Gerald Bole March 2:36
10-9 Doo-Dooettes Pole-land 11:56
10-10 Monique Et Aviv I Am I
Vocals – Kari Birmingham, Sarah Seager
2:56
10-11 Monique Et Aviv J'Attends
Vocals – Kari Birmingham, Sarah Seager
2:21
10-12 Monique Et Aviv I Want To Go Outside
Vocals – Kari Birmingham, Sarah Seager
2:19
10-13 Monique Experience Someone's In The Bathroom
Vocals – Kari Birmingham, Sarah Seager
3:04
10-14 Precambrian Three Jewel Of Denile
Violin – Michael Uhlenkott
10:15
10-15 Dinosaurs With Horns Interesting Jewelry 1:58
10-16 Dinosaurs With Horns Sabertina's Country 3:49
10-17 Dinosaurs With Horns Totally Gone 2:51
10-18 Dinosaurs With Horns Deep 11:02
11-1 Rick Potts The Very First Song I Ever Wrote 0:54
11-2 BDR Ensemble Station Event
Performer – John Duncan, Michael Delle Donne-Bhennet*
25:11
11-3 Joe Potts Extended Organ (Three Chord Fade) 32:43
11-4 Extended Organ Untitled 1
Performer – Paul McCarthy
3:44
11-5 Extended Organ Untitled 2
Performer – Paul McCarthy
10:13

Credits

  • Artwork By [Packaging Design] – Tom Recchion
  • EngineerPaul McKenna (tracks: 9-01 to 9-14), Randy Farrar (tracks: 6-02, 6-04 to 6-12), Richard McIlvery (tracks: 6-02, 6-04 to 6-12)
  • Mastered ByGary Todd
  • PerformerChip Chapman (tracks: 1-01 to 1-09, 2-01 to 2-28, 3-01 to 3-31, 5-14, 5-16), Dennis Duck (tracks: 2-27 to 2-28, 4-07, 5-05, 5-14, 5-16 to 5-18, 6-01 to 6-13, 7-03, 7-12 to 7-15, 7-18, 8-02, 10-09), Fredrik Nilsen (tracks: 4-03 to 4-07, 5-17 to 5-18, 6-02 to 6-13, 7-02 to 7-04, 7-14 to 7-15, 7-18, 8-10, 10-09, 10-13, 10-16, 11-4, 11-5), Joe Potts (tracks: 1-03 to 1-06, 1-09, 2-01 to 2-28, 3-01 to 3-31, 5-14 to 5-16, 7-1, 7-09, 11-3 to 11-5), Joseph Hammer (tracks: 7-05 to 7-06, 8-01, 8-04 to 8-07, 8-13 to 8-15, 10-15 to 10-17), Juan Gomez (tracks: 2-27 to 2-28, 3-18, 4-02, 4-04, 7-07, 7-14 to 7-15, 10-14), Kevin Laffey (tracks: 5-14, 5-16, 6-01, 6-06, 6-10, 6-13, 7-08, 8-10, 10-13), Rick Potts (tracks: 1-03, 1-05 to 1-06, 1-09, 2-01 to 2-28, 3-01 to 3-31, 5-16, 6-04, 6-07, 7-05 to 7-06, 7-09, 7-13 to 7-15, 8-01 to 8-19, 10-13, 10-15 to 10-17, 11-1), Tom Potts (tracks: 1-03, 1-05 to 1-06, 1-09, 2-20 to 2-21, 2-25, 3-01 to 3-26, 5-14, 5-16), Tom Recchion (tracks: 2-27 to 2-28, 3-18, 4-02 to 4-04, 4-06 to 4-07, 5-14, 5-16 to 5-18, 6-02 to 6-13, 7-02 to 7-03, 7-07, 7-14 to 7-18, 8-10, 9-01 to 9-14, 10-09, 10-13 to 10-14, 11-2, 11-4, 11-2, 11-4, 11-5)
  • PianoGerald Bole (tracks: 10-01 to 10-08)
  • ProducerGary Todd, Ron Lessard

Notes

Numbered edition of 350 copies with extra disc, extra 8-page booklet and vellum back cover with Japanese text, in which it is entitled, ラフムス「音楽の原典(ザ・ロウェスト・フォーム・オブ・ミュージック)」. Additionally, this set is signed by almost everyone who appears.

Tracks 1-05 to 1-07 and 1-09 originally released on Le Forte Four - Spin 'N Grin.
Tracks 2-01 to 2-26 originally released as the LP "Bikini Tennis Shoes".
Tracks 2-27 and 2-28 originally released as the LP "Live at LACE".
Tracks 3-1 to 3-26 and 4-1 to 4-5 originally released as Le Forte Four / Doo-Dooettes - L.A. Free Music Society Live At The Brand.
Tracks 5-1 to 5-5 originally released on Various - Blorp Esette Volume One.
Track 5-6 originally released on Various - Blorp-Essette Volume Two.
Tracks 5-7 to 5-13 originally released as Smegma - Glamour Girl 1941.
Tracks 6-2 to 6-11 originally released as Doo-Dooettes - Look To This.
Track 7-01 originally released as the b-side to the 7" "The Residents".
Track 7-04 originally released on the cassette "Music From Norway" on Solid Eye.
Track 7-07 originally released on the compilation LP "I.D. Art #2".
Track 7-09 originally released as a 7" record.
Tracks 7-10 and 7-11 originally released as a 7" record by <A HREF="http://www.discogs.com/release/697508">World Imitation</A>.
Track 7-12 originally released on Dennis Duck - Dennis Duck Goes Disco.
Tracks 7-13 and 8-02 originally released on Various - Darker Skratcher.
Track 7-15 originally released on the Various - Blub Krad
Track 7-18 originally released on Various - Bethel.
Track 8-03 and 8-11 released on the LP "Big Holes" on Show Me Records & Tapes.
Track 8-08 originally released on the LP "Show Me Yer Belley" on Show Me Records & Tapes.
Track 8-09 originally released on Steaming Coils - Never Creak.
Tracks 10-15 to 10-17 originally released on the cassette "Dinosaurs With Horns" by Solid Eye.
Track 11-2 originally released on BDR Ensemble - Station Event.
All above released published by <A HREF="http://www.discogs.com/label/Los+Angeles+Free+Music+Society">Los Angeles Free Music Society</A> unless otherwise noted.

All other tracks previously unreleased.

Packaged in a foil stamped box with 36-page four color booklet of photos, 60-page book of extensive notes and essays, and poster discography.

Contributors to the booklet of essays are Dennis Cooper, Gary Todd, Byron Coley, David Toop, Jerry Bishop, Tony Mostrom, Takuya Sakaguchi, Fredrik Nilsen, Michael Uhlenkott, Juan Gomez, Tom Recchion, Kevin Laffey, Sarah Seager, Dennis Duck, John Duncan, Paul McCarthy, Ju Suk Reet Meate, Ace Farren Ford, and Dinosaurs With Horns.

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