MC


REDEEM DOWNLOAD CODE

Enter the download code you received with your purchase to claim your downloads. Keep in mind many mobile devices don't have built in support for opening ZIP files; you may want to download on a computer.


LOGIN

Login with your existing account.

CREATE ACCOUNT

Create an account to purchase items.

Passwords must be at least 6 characters

Prove The Beast

Lipman, Adam

Prove The Beast

Shrimper
CD $9.25

04/15/2014 759718117424 

SHR 174 


MP3 $7.99

04/15/2014 759718117424 

 


FLAC $8.99

04/15/2014 759718117424 

 


Adam Lipman has moved into the modern era with his new album Prove the Beast, his third release on the legendary Shrimper label. While From Your Mouth to God’s Ears (2009) was a record of words, and Glacial (2013) was a record of a voice singing those words in perfect pitch, Prove the Beast is a record of worlds: basketball legends, misogynistic feminist fables, love through the prism of drink, slow counterpoint piano, hip-hop beats, off-key / off-kilter hand-claps and drums, Peruvian pop goddesses, income inequality, Jesus as unrealistic sex god role model, dating as ritual death dance, and love as catalyst for death-inducing high-speed country driving. 
Helping this project along was Michael Sherk (Mandarin Dynasty), who took the helm as producer and engineer. Cooped up together in an oceanside cabin in Big Lagoon, Trinidad, CA, the pair recorded mostly live for four days. Completing the recordings with overdubs over several months was Allen Callaci (Refrigerator, singer on Glacial) adding vocal touches, Tommy Seven (also known as Controller 7, hip hop instrumentalist and Anticon label alum) with drum programming, Taryn Popplewell on vocals, Kevin Ferguson on drums, Matt Longwell on saxophone and Aaron Alcala on piano. The cover is drawn by Bay Area artist Gonzalo Perez Acosta.

Tracklist

  1. #1 Leaving Virginia

    Listen

  2. #2 In Our Home

    Listen

  3. #3 Drifting Blue

    Listen

  4. #4 The Body Bare

    Listen

  5. #5 Cool Breeze

    Listen

  6. #6 Prove the Beast

    Listen

  7. #7 Only the Hunted

    Listen

  8. #8 Waiting to Exhale

    Listen

  9. #9 Remember Me

    Listen

Related Items

Joy

Sailing Days
Shrimper

Bingo Trappers

Sierra Nevada
Shrimper

Lipman, Adam

From Your Mouth To God’s Ears
Shrimper

Trés Oui

Poised To Flourish
Shrimper

Joy

Devil’s Blues
Shrimper

Refrigerator

Live At The American Legion Hall Pomona
Shrimper

Refrigerator

Lonesome Surprize
Shrimper

Refrigerator

So Long To Farewell
Shrimper

Davis, John

Blue Mountains
Shrimper