Mixtape #73 by Perhaps Contraption


This month's guest mixtape comes from the excellent, eccentric and boisterous Perhaps Contraption. The nine piece art-rock brass marching band is known for its high energy shows, blending a wide variety of musical genres like post-minimalism, jazz, contemporary classical, and avant-rock. We're happy to confirm that the music selection sent to us by artistic director and piccolo/flute player Christo Squier is just as eclectic, fun and frantic.

  1. Tarentel – Popul Vuh [Neurot Recordings]
  2. Brian Eno – St. Elmo’s Fire [Island]
  3. John Adams – Short Ride in a Fast Machine [Nonesuch]
  4. Henry Cow – Day By Day: Grete’s Tale [Broadcast]
  5. Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band – Lick My Decals Off, Baby [Straight, Reprise]
  6. The Display Team – Epitaph [Opposing Forces Records]
  7. Adult Jazz – Springful [Spare Thought]
  8. Bali: Gamelan & Kecak – Kecak [Nonesuch]
  9. DM Stith – Thanksgiving Moon [Asthmatic Kitty]
  10. Cardiacs – The Duck And Roger The Horse [The Alphabet Business Concern]
  11. Frank Zappa – Uncle Meat [Bizarre Records]
  12. Volcano Choir – Island, IS [Jagjaguwar]
  13. Devendra Banhart – It’s A Sight To Behold [Young God Records]
  14. Sleepytime Gorilla Museum – The Donkey-Headed Adversary Of Humanity Opens The Discussion [Web of Mimicry]
  15. John Adams – Harmonielehre [EMI]
  16. King Crimson – Larks Tongues’ In Aspic, Part One [Island]

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