Tuesday, 10 March 2009
I like it when I don´t understand things immediately. I like to be surprised or puzzled, and it often amazes me how often this happens with music. In the box that Ed Veenstra sent was this CD:
It is CDr but it is signed by Ted von Mikels himself! And not once, but three times: two on the sleeve and one on the CDr.
Did Mr Von Mikels make this CDr at home? Or is it a joke of some kind? I know that I could find some answers to my questions when Ispend an hour Googling, but for now I prefer my own fantasies about this CD. This is what is on it:
The copy of the tracklist that I have is not very well cut: the left half is missing, but it is enough to make out what I am hearing. And that is “leipe shit”, as Dolf Hell likes to say. I wish I could share the whole CDr with you, but here is one of my favourite tracks, the Bongo dance from the soundtrack of the movie Astro Zombies: