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Electric Lotus
LP+CD $16.00

06/12/2007 783881010312 

VHF 103LP 


MP3 $9.90

06/12/2007  

 


This epic double set combines an LP of all-electric rock mayhem with a CD of subtle drum/shakuhachi tracks. Electric Lotus is the Youngs and Neilson’s self-proclaimed “rock” album, and it is a mind-boggling clutch of guitar/bass/drums demolition. Coming off like an amphetamine-fueled Guru Guru, the music tumbles out in a crazy quilt of stun-level attack zonage, especially on the side-long “Electric Lotus.” Neilson’s staggering free-drumming hits a new peak here, stepping beyond his laudable work with Jandek, Bonnie Prince Billy, etc., into new realms. Youngs lights it up with raging guitar and bass action, including some deeply psychedelic leads, and on “Kickin’ The Glass,” some killer “heavy” riffing. 
Lotus Edition is a companion CD of restrained and completely live duos for drums and shakuhachi. Youngs had previously issued a disc of shakuhachi solos with dense delay and layering effects, but here his untrained but highly musical output on the ancient instrument is in deep conversation with Neilson’s drum set. A couple of the tracks feature the kind of long notes, bowed cymbals, and other droneage heard on previous releases like Partick Rain Dance, but in a stripped down live setting.

Tracklist

  1. #1 Teeth

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  2. #2 Kickin' Thru Glass

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  3. #3 Mute Action

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  4. #4 Electric Lotus

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