- York (First Exit to Brooklyn)
Infobox Album | Name = York (First Exit to Brooklyn)
The Foetus Symphony Orchestra
March 11, 1997
Recorded = The Anchorage,
Brooklyn( July 18, 1996)
Jazz, No Wave
Length = 46:29
J. G. Thirlwell
Reviews = *
AllmusicRating|2.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:v7j20r5at489 link]
*Sonic-Boom.com (ambiguous) [http://www.sonic-boom.com/review/foetus-2.html link]
*"The Wire" (unfavorable) [http://foetus.org/text/wire164.html text at foetus.org]
Last album = "
This album = "York (First Exit to Brooklyn)"
Next album = "Flow"
"York (First Exit to Brooklyn)" is an album by
The Foetus Symphony Orchestrafeaturing Lydia Lunch, released in 1997 by Thirsty Ear. "York" is Big Cat Records#ABB148XCD.
As opposed to every other Foetus album, "York" is a wholly collaborative work. A "travelogue and exploration of
DUMBO(Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass)" [http://foetus.org/discog/york.html] , "York" features J. G. Thirlwellas composer and conductor for a group of notable New York Citymusicians. The musicians, almost all of which had worked with Thirlwell previously, were encouraged to freely improviseon their parts. Lydia Lunch, a regular Thirlwell collaborator, narrates the proceedings.
#"Black Adonis" – 10:26
#"Crumpled City" – 10:00
#"Puddlin' Doorway" – 9:07
#"Egomaniacs with Insecurity Problems" – 10:12
#"Arschficken" – 6:44
*"Arschficken" is a version of
Wiseblood's "The Fudge Punch."
J. G. Thirlwell- vocals, conch shell, tin whistle, Master of Disaster
Brian Emrich- Bass, e-bow, bass synth
*Steve Bernstein -
Trumpet, slide trumpet
David Ouimet- Trombone
Marcus Rojas- Tuba, didgeridoo
Oren Bloedow- Guitar, electric oud
Kurt Wolf- Guitar
*Vinnie Signorelli - drums
Lydia Lunch- Narrator
J. G. Thirlwell- Production, design
*Rob "Rok" Sutton - Engineering
*Mark Droescher - Rendering
* [http://foetus.org/discog/york.html "York"] at foetus.org
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