MUSCLE UP by PATRICK COWLEY

SKU85859
ArtistPATRICK COWLEY
TitleMUSCLE UP
LabelDARK ENTRIES
Catalog #DE 106LP
Genre
ReleaseW 51 - 2015
FormatVinyl - US2LP
EAN Barcode744271372151
Import
 € 24,99 incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Cat's Eye
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/1_cats_eye.mp3
  2. The Jungle Dream
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/2_the_jungle_dream.mp3
  3. Deep Inside You
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/3_deep_inside_you.mp3
  4. Somebody To Love Tonight
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/4_somebody_to_love_tonight.mp3
  5. Pigfoot
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/5_pigfoot.mp3
  6. 5oz Of Funk
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/6_5oz_of_funk.mp3
  7. Don't Ask
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/7_dont_ask.mp3
  8. Uhura
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/8_uhura.mp3
  9. Timelink
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/9_timelink.mp3
  10. Mockingbird Dream 2
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/85859_muscle_up/10_mockingbird_dream_2.mp3

Description

A collection of Cowley's instrumental songs recorded between 1973 and 1980 found in the Fox Studio vaults. This compilation also includes bonus compositions found in the basement of Megatone Records owner John Hedges and the attic of former bandmate Maurice Tani.Muscle Up is a collection of Cowley's instrumental songs recorded between 1973 and 1980 found in the Fox Studio vaults. This compilation also includes bonus compositions found in the basement of Megatone Records owner John Hedges and the attic of former bandmate Maurice Tani. Influenced by Tomita, Wendy Carlos, and Giorgio Moroder, Patrick crafted an electronic sound from his collection of synthesizers, percussion, modified guitars, and hand-built equipment. The listener enters a world of forbidden vices evocative of Patrick's time spent in the bathhouses of San Francisco. The songs on Muscle Up are divided into four sides, each showcasing a different facet of Cowley's work. Side one opens with an ambient journey through the Amazon. Tension builds on side two, with the instrumental demo version of the slow-chugging masterpiece "I Need Somebody To Love Tonight". On sides three and four things go interstellar with ecstatic space-funk and galactic workouts. Featuring 75 minutes of music, this compilation contains soundtrack music from two Fox Studio films, "Muscle Up" and "School Daze", plus additional songs from the same era, never before released on vinyl. The tapes were restored and transferred using the same speed and pitch settings, then remastered for vinyl by George Horn at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, CA. The vinyl comes housed in a extra wide spine jacket and giant fold-out poster featuring a handmade collage using photography and xerox graphics of classic gay porn imagery from the Fox Studio vaults by Berlin-based artist Gwenael Rattke. Each double album also contains a 8x11 glossy promotional �Muscle Up� replica poster with original VHS artwork plus an essay from Maurice Tani.

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