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Carnivals & Saturnalia

by The Futurist

A delicate, alternative confection of acoustic folk-pop and singer-songwriter traditions - blending elements of English pastoral, Sixties West Coast bliss and analogue-electronic soundscapes.
Genre: Folk: Singer/Songwriter
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Emma Peel Slowly
1:37 album only
2. Meant for You
2:36 album only
3. Wind Will Blow
4:36 album only
4. Notebook
2:14 album only
5. Film '96
1:46 album only
6. Inter-Mission
2:38 album only
7. Sleep Song II
4:01 album only
8. Mandala
2:18 album only
9. Dharma Bum
3:30 album only
10. Judee Sill
4:43 album only
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This is the first on-line release for the Futurist's debut album, first issued as a strictly limited-edition CD in 2012 (with different cover art) by Psychedelicate Records. (Cat. No. PS-01-ST)

Carnivals & Saturnalia

Written, recorded, arranged and produced by the Futurist -
Ronnie Brandon - Vocals, instruments, tape-loops and technicalities.

Love & Peace to:

Nick Corran - Fender bass, high organ, percussion, co-engineering / arranging / mixing / production - Wind Will Blow
S.J. Downes - Unwavering enthusiasm & herbal teas
Pat Gossage - Percussion - Emma Peel Slowly
Brendan O'Rourke - Kala ukulele bass - Meant For You
Ian Ruddock - Additional engineering (Rhodes piano) - Judee Sill

All songs R.A. Brandon (Psychedelicate Songs)
Recorded at Shabby Road Studios & at Home, Wirral, England
Sleeve design & art direction by the Futurist


The original liner notes for the album read thus:


Dear listener,

you hold in your hands a dual first for this is not only the debut long-player from erstwhile pop maestro the Futurist but also the inaugural release from Psychedelicate Records - the new home of non-square sounds!

And with the happenin' sounds inside this lp the list of Futurist followers is sure to grow! Flip to the wild bossa-nova of 'Emma peel Slowly' - a dance craze for this or any other year - guaranteed to delight the swinging younger set!

Then dig the flipside! Swirling electronics, groovy keyboards, tape-loops and acoustic guitars combine with Beat writing & philosophy in search of doors in the wall - Carnivals & Saturnalia - enlightenment now!



The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Psychedelicate Records / the Futurist (c) & (p) 2012 & 2015
All rights of the owner and producer of the recorded work reserved

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