THE DEAD C  |  Clyma Est Mort

2XLP

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    Tracks

  1. Sunshine/Dirt for Harry
  2. Sky
  3. Electric
  4. Power
  5. Highway
  6. Ein Kampf, Ein Seig
  7. World
  8. Das Fluten
  9. Hell is now love
  10. Bone [Slitbreeze 7"]
  11. Power
  12. Mighty
  13. Peace [Forced Exposure 7"]
  14. Radiation [h/corp 7"]
  15. Power (Fallujah version) [Ba Da Bing 7"]

Relegated to expensive fodder for eBay bidders until now, Clyma Est Mort can be considered The Dead C's "Ed Sullivan moment," except it wasn't performed live on network TV–it was recorded in a practice room in Port Chalmers, NZ, in 1992 with the inestimable Tom Lax of Siltbreeze as the sole member of the audience.

Since the goal was to make a "fake bootleg" album for release on the mythical Proletariat Idiots Productions label--and in honor of the 13th Floor Elevators (often overlooked as an influence)--the band dubbed in fake audience noise from a gig by the Renderers. Despite the deliberate incompetence with which this was accomplished, Clyma is often touted as a "live album." This is only true in the sense that the band members were alive when they made it. This double-LP reissue includes Tentative Power, a collection of non-album tracks many consider among the band's best moments.

(JAG171 released: 12/14/10)

Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey
Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen

Our Love by Sharon Van Etten

Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten

Ambulance City by Pink Mountaintops

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