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Moorcock, Michael & The Deep Fix / Entropy Tango & Gloriana Demo Sessions, The
Album:Entropy Tango & Gloriana Demo Sessions, The Collection:General
Artist:Moorcock, Michael & The Deep Fix Added:Jan 2009
Label:Noh Poetry Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-12-27 Pull Date:2010-02-28 
Week Ending:Jan 31Jan 24

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 29, 2010:The Courtesy Flush - yakusa mama edition
Mystical, Magnificent, Munificent And Wise
3.Jan 21, 2010:Lyrics and Licks
Entropy Tango
2.Jan 22, 2010:The Courtesy Flush
Entropy Tango

Album Review
Barbra Anne
Reviewed 2009-12-21 
Michael Morecock & The Deep Fix
The Entropy Tango

Low fi cuts from an unfinished oddball science fiction radio opera. Has a Tom Waits feel, and maintains the aesthetic found on old super hero records (a la MF Doom / RZA samples). These are demo tapes from unreleased album sessions by famed science fiction writer and figure Michael Morecock with songs based on two of his novels.
FCC clean
Try: 1, 7, 8, 17, 26, 29

1. (2:55) goofy cartoonish count chocula sings a delightful tango. Precious melody, quirky lyrics.
3. (2:58) dark Elliot-esque poetry reading over somber old school radio opera violin
4. (3:05) over sung over dramatic pity fest
6. (2:30) garbled calliope doozy
7. (3:00) eleanor rigby meets epic space drama.
8. (1:30) brilliant. Head scratcher lyrics to boot.
11. (7:11) explains this whole project . cool spoken word that might be interesting out of context.
15.(1:06) somber violin instrumental
17. (3:13) untraceable ethnic influence. Warm chimes sound beautiful in the dim low fi haze.
20. (1:30) violin time.
22. (1:37) Lawrence of Arabia thinking about something.
23. (3:29) Over sung sparse operatic drama.
25. (0:57) Pressing, impatient. Not jazz, but would go well with jazz.
26. (2:36) intro is an explanation about just how rough the cut is you’re about to hear, followed by a clangy acapella chorus. get your po-mo on and play this puppy.
28. (1:16) more talking about the project , this time by the artist.
29. (4:58) certainly wasn’t expecting them to bust out the electric guitar here. Kept on time with a hand clap (or is it a stomp?) cool psych shredding/noodling. Spoken intro.
30. (1:19) old school ghostly tribute to the queen

Track Listing
1.Entropy Tango 15.Untitled Instrumental #1
2.At The Time Centre 16.Queen & Country (Ffynne)
3.The Birthplace Of Harlequin 17.Untitled Instrumental #2
4.Columbine Confused 18.John Dee's Song
5.Pierrot's Song Of Positive Thinking 19.The Winter Masque Music
6.Through The Megaflow (Waltz) 20.Ingleborough
7.Every Gun Plays Its Own Tune 21.Untitled Instrumental #3
8.Pierrot In The Roof Garden 22.Untitled Instrumental #4
9.The Birthplace Of Harlequin (Alternative) 23.Mystical, Magnificent, Munificent And Wise
10.Through The Megaflow (Alternative) 24.The Ghosts Of Idiot Queens And Tyrant Kings
11.The Tale Of The Entropy Tango 25.Untitled Instrumental #5
12.Brief Intermission 26.The Mob Song
13.Gloriana 27.Quire's Song
14.Montfallcon 28.Summary
 29.A Possibility