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5 MARGARET EXPLOSION CDS ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE - $10 EACH (USA)

Margaret Explosion "Live Dive"

Margaret Explosion Live Dive(ear 14)
CD Available here for $10

Margaret Explosion "Skyhigh" song titles include:

1. Lakeshore Boulevard 7:03
2. Five Star Surf 5:39
3. Live Dive 6:12 (download mp3)
4. Lyell Avenue 5:15
5. Forever Wild 4:27
6. Rain Dance 7:18
7. Beautiful Iraq 6:19
8. Super Slinky 6:37 (download mp3)
9. Into the Dream 6:30
10. Hyperlinks 6:19
11. Sleep Michael Jackson 6:50

Margaret Explosion is
Peggi Fournier - saxophone;
Bob Martin - guitar;
Ken Frank - bass;
Paul Dodd - drums;

Pete LaBonne plays piano on Five Star Surf and Super Slinky
Jack Schaefer plays guitar on Lyell Avenue and Super Slinky
Phil Marshall plays guitar on Rain Dance
Charles Jaffe plays piano on Forever Wild

All songs by Margaret Explosion
Spontaneously composed and performed live in Rochester, New York
at venues including Little Theater Café, Rochester Institute of Technology,
Flat Iron Café, Bug Jar and The Bop Shop

Photography by Andrew MeyeBand photo by Brian Peterson

Margaret Explosion Skyhigh

Margaret Explosion Skyhigh (ear 12)
CD Available here for $10

Margaret Explosion "Skyhigh" song titles include:

1. Alice 7:06 (download mp3)
2. Ten Minutes of Evolution 5:05
3. Bilbao 4:16
4. The Last Song 3:48
5. Sleep of Reason 4:17 (download mp3)
6. OK Corral 7:56
7. Shep’s Paradise 5:47
8. Shimmy Cove 4:11
9. 4 am 4:44
10. Ionia 5:19
11. Fossil Box 6:36
12. Ticklish 4:41
13. Playground Tavern 3:23

Margaret Explosion is
Peggi Fournier - saxophone;
Pete LaBonne - piano
Bob Martin - guitar;
Ken Frank - bass;
Paul Dodd - drums
All songs by Margaret Explosion
except 4 am by Bob Martin
Recorded at Studio 145
Package design by 4D Advertising,
Band photo by Brian Peterson

“El Sueño de la Razón Produce Monstruos” - Goya

Margaret Explosion 1969

Margaret Explosion “1969” (ear 10)
CD Available here for $10

Margaret Explosion "1969" song titles include:
1. Galicia 6:27
2. Tip Toe 3:38 (download mp3)
3. Drop Out 3:29
4. New Gait 5:24
5. Lullaby 3:22
6. Excuse Me 3:46
7. Stretched Out 4:29
8. Assembly Line 6:12 (view video)
9. Rewind 1:30
10. 1969 8:53 (download mp3) alt mix
11. Don’t Wake Me 4:25 (view video)
12. Greg Sings 5:53

Margaret Explosion is
Peggi Fournier - sax
Greg Slack - bass
Bob Martin - guitar
Paul Dodd - drums
Recorded & mixed at Studio 55
All songs by Margaret Explosion except “Don’t Wake Me” (Fournier, Dodd)
Package design by 4D Advertising

"1969" is an organic exploration of wide open sonic landscapes. Recorded live to four tracks at Studio 55, the sax, guitar, drums and bass lineup seeks to recapture that period that zoomed by when rock met jazz. The Margaret Explosion lineup includes three former members of Personal Effects and the new cd includes an instrumental of “Don’t Wake Me” from Personal Effects’ 1983 debut album.

VIEW alternate Margaret Explosion 1969 CD covers.

Margaret Explosion Happy Hour

Margaret Explosion “Happy Hour” (ear 9)
CD Available here for $10

Margaret Explosion "Happy Hour" song titles include:
1 Floating at the Bug Jar 6:00 (download mp3)
2 Canoe 5:06
3 Cowboy 4:06
4 Kronos 4:05 (download mp3)
5. EcoTourist 4:18
6 Tunisia 4:24
7 Funky Clave 4:56
8 Jungle Extraordinaire 5:03
9 Melancholy Drift 4:27
10 Train 5:15 11 N.O. Shuffle 4:44
12 Peggy Lee 4:23
13 Snake Charm 5:00

Download outtake from "Happy Hour" entitled "Three Chins"
featuring Phil Marshall from Colorblind James Experience on guitar

Margaret Explosion is
Peggi Fournier – sax
Greg Slack – bass on all tracks and guitar on Peggy Lee,
Paul Dodd – hand drums/percussion and
Michael Rizzo – drum kit
Pete LaBonne - Yamaha electronic piano and Farfisa organ

Jack Schaefer plays guitar on Floating at the Bug Jar, guitar and cello on Kronos and clarinet and bass clarinet on N.O. Shuffle
Bob Martin plays guitar on Eco Tourist, Tunisia and Melancholy Drift.
Phil Marshall plays guitar on Cowboy and Train
Scott “Fex” Smith plays trumpet on Funky Clave, Jungle Extraordinaire and N.O. Shuffle

Recorded & mixed at Studio 55
All songs written and produced by Margaret Explosion

 

Invisible Idiot Margaret Explosion

Invisible Idiot “Outta Sight, Outta Mind” (ear 7)
CD Available here for $10

Invisible Idiot is actually the original Margaret Explosion and this is the first cd. It was recorded and released while the new Margaret Explosion lineup was performing around town. The new lineup played on the cd "Happy Hour" featured to the left.

Invisible Idiot song titles include:
1. son of telly savalis - (Download mp3)
2. kudzoo
3. slinky
4. pimientos de padron
5. suitcase of beer
6. sparky's shed - (Download mp3)
7. mega lounge
8. abstract express - (Download mp3)
9. millions of brazilians
10. harmonium continuum
11. coconut
12. knight shifter
13. pipedreams
14. beach fires
15. jujubee
16. as is
17. jack lord
18. lava lamp
19. spit

Invisible Idiot is:
Peggi Fournier -sax
Jack Schaefer - guitar, bass clrinet, cello, tenor sax, flute, piano, glockenspiel, field tapes
Pete LaBonne - bass
Paul Dodd- percussion
Shelley Valachovic - shakers, dancing

All songs by Invisible Idiot, Published by Lint Music
Recorded in the Living Room,
Mixed at Arpad's,
Mastered by Tom Green at Grenadier
Package design by 4D Advertising
Engraving by Paul Klem

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