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Here, reissued for the very first time, are the seminal recordings of Brother Theodore. Theodore was a staple of late-night talk shows like the Late Night With David Letterman show, a denizen of dubious '70s exploitation films such as the 'Jaws' sex-parody GUMS and the disco-vampire flick Nocturna, onetime Chess Champion of New York City and alleged offspring of Albert Einstein. Whether raving at midnight at Carnegie Hall or delivering dark diatribes over musique-concrete tape mash-ups, Theodore was unlike anyone before or since. Prohibitively rare and criminally misunderstood, the masters thought lost or destroyed for decades, Brother Theodore's premier recordings are now presented in a new and official deluxe edition. Lectures to abandon bipedalism, craven bloodthirsty hallucinations, bongo beatnik-ism and Marshall McLuhanian pre-Post-Modernism - Brother Theodore was a philosopher, metaphysician and comedian of the grotesque - an absurdist storyteller, delivering masterful expressionist-horror monologues and nihilistic gallows humour dialogues. In these days of darkness and doubt, of crisis and confusion, what the world needs is a truly great soul. BROTHER THEODORE IS THAT SOUL. Limited Edition Deluxe CD with 12-page booklet and exclusive scholarly liner notes by Alvin Lucia!Full dynamic range 2019 remasters direct from the first generation analogue master tapes!Rare and unpublished photos! Previously unreleased track!*
Here, reissued for the very first time, are the seminal recordings of Brother Theodore. Theodore was a staple of late-night talk shows like the Late Night With David Letterman show, a denizen of dubious '70s exploitation films such as the 'Jaws' sex-parody GUMS and the disco-vampire flick Nocturna, onetime Chess Champion of New York City and alleged offspring of Albert Einstein. Whether raving at midnight at Carnegie Hall or delivering dark diatribes over musique-concrete tape mash-ups, Theodore was unlike anyone before or since. Prohibitively rare and criminally misunderstood, the masters thought lost or destroyed for decades, Brother Theodore's premier recordings are now presented in a new and official deluxe edition. Lectures to abandon bipedalism, craven bloodthirsty hallucinations, bongo beatnik-ism and Marshall McLuhanian pre-Post-Modernism - Brother Theodore was a philosopher, metaphysician and comedian of the grotesque - an absurdist storyteller, delivering masterful expressionist-horror monologues and nihilistic gallows humour dialogues. In these days of darkness and doubt, of crisis and confusion, what the world needs is a truly great soul. BROTHER THEODORE IS THAT SOUL. Limited Edition Deluxe CD with 12-page booklet and exclusive scholarly liner notes by Alvin Lucia!Full dynamic range 2019 remasters direct from the first generation analogue master tapes!Rare and unpublished photos! Previously unreleased track!*
934334408327

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Format: CD
Label: ONIR
Rel. Date: 10/18/2019
UPC: 934334408327

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Here, reissued for the very first time, are the seminal recordings of Brother Theodore. Theodore was a staple of late-night talk shows like the Late Night With David Letterman show, a denizen of dubious '70s exploitation films such as the 'Jaws' sex-parody GUMS and the disco-vampire flick Nocturna, onetime Chess Champion of New York City and alleged offspring of Albert Einstein. Whether raving at midnight at Carnegie Hall or delivering dark diatribes over musique-concrete tape mash-ups, Theodore was unlike anyone before or since. Prohibitively rare and criminally misunderstood, the masters thought lost or destroyed for decades, Brother Theodore's premier recordings are now presented in a new and official deluxe edition. Lectures to abandon bipedalism, craven bloodthirsty hallucinations, bongo beatnik-ism and Marshall McLuhanian pre-Post-Modernism - Brother Theodore was a philosopher, metaphysician and comedian of the grotesque - an absurdist storyteller, delivering masterful expressionist-horror monologues and nihilistic gallows humour dialogues. In these days of darkness and doubt, of crisis and confusion, what the world needs is a truly great soul. BROTHER THEODORE IS THAT SOUL. Limited Edition Deluxe CD with 12-page booklet and exclusive scholarly liner notes by Alvin Lucia!Full dynamic range 2019 remasters direct from the first generation analogue master tapes!Rare and unpublished photos! Previously unreleased track!*
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