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Sarisataka – Paintgun E.P.

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Yes, it’s true: with last week’s post only barely forgotten, we are proud to present yet another artifact of questionable musical content. This time, we bring you the long-unheard and longer-ignored E.P. from Los Angeles instrumental unknowns Sarisataka (previously introduced here with the “Frisbee Detector” track from the “The Good Life Most Will Never Find” compilation).

This E.P. chronicles the band’s “pink” period (as the music clearly demonstrates). Sarisataka describes their compositional style as “blind sonic macrosculpture”, using randomly selected keyboard tones, carelessly chosen thrift-store record albums, and reinterpreted found sounds created by accident/surprise to achieve a set of compositions that can only be described as “somewhat listenable”and “occasionally coherent”. Recommended for fans of The Eagles and Whitney Houston!

Sarisataka – Paintgun | 6:00
Los Angeles, CA 2007

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Tone field Roland MC-303 abstract expressionist interpretation in pink, black, white. Pure synthetics.

Sarisataka – Au revior Edith (avec des poulets) | 8:00
Long Beach, CA 2006

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Reinterpretation of Edith Piaf for Roland MC-303, electric slide guitar, hand-spun sound effects record w/ random needle drop, Roland 808 drum kit

Sarisataka – Sunset & Alvarado | 5:20
Los Angeles, CA 2007

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Contextualized radio interference from Echo Park Mexican evangelical pirate radio station, Fender Jazz bass guitar, Roland 909 drum kit, Fender Stratocaster guitar/e-bow

The Good Life Most Will Never Find Compilation (Part One)

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A couple of new tracks tonight from the (pointless) imaginary compilation, “The Good Life Most Will Never Find”. The title itself is an homage to/ripped off from Deth P. Sun, an artist whose work we feel has had some impact on this compilation, but he’ll most likely never see this so who cares. Anyway, on with the hits!

I Am Eagle! – Bark Beetle | 3:31
Previously Unreleased
Long Beach CA, 2005

I Am Eagle! – Ass, Grass, or Gas | 2:34
Previously Unreleased
Los Angeles CA, 2008

Keeping the easy-listening hits going with a couple of cuts by I Am Eagle! Taken together, these two tracks bookend the four-year-long career of this particular band (whose entire recorded output actually contains only one additional song). Featuring drumming by “Robot Steve”.

Sarisataka – Frisbee Detector | 3:02
Previously Unreleased
Los Angeles CA, 2008

A somewhat new band with a thankfully brief history, Sarisataka focus on shorter, more electronic-oriented drones produced predominantly on the critically despised Roland MC-303. This particular recording features real live crickets for added “fun”!

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth – The Good Life Most Will Never Find | 7:18
Previously Unreleased
Long Beach CA, 2006

Another sonic collage in the spirit of the first post. Consisting of processed acoustic/electric guitar and melodica, this mid-length piece from WDRtE explores the lack of focus and where that gets you eventually; evolving reality; and communication between sentient rocks. Cough! *_*