10 February 2019

DOG FACED HERMANS Bump And Swing 1995


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Orchestral instruments, including viola, trumpet, and saxophone, were combined with such oddities as hippo tube and foghorn to create the ultra-loud post-punk sounds of the Dog Faced Hermans. Although the group disbanded in 1995, the members of the Dog Faced Hermans remain active. Bass guitarist and steel drum player Colin McLean worked with Pere Ubu vocalist David Thomas before become a full-time sound engineer for the Ex. Guitar, hippo tube, and viola player Andy Ex went on work with the Ex, Kletka Red, Little Red Spiders, and the Magpie Dance Company. Nigerian-born vocalist and trumpet/bells player Marion Coutts relocated to London, where she played briefly with Spaceheads and works as a sculptor and lecturer. In addition to playing drums with Rhythm Activism, Wilf Plum has worked as a DJ in Amsterdam and had led his own group, Johnny Distance & the Web Riders. 


1 Hear The Dogs 4:42
2 Peace Warriors 4:59
3 Viva 2:35
4 Love Is The Heart Of Everything 6:19
5 Transformation 1:22
6 Keep Your Laws Off My Body 5:30
7 Jan 9 6:35
8 Human Spark 4:22
9 Love Split With Blood 2:57
10 Fortune 4:18
11 The Bride Has Feet Of Clay 2:58

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