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    Liberty Dime Under the Linoleum, Flor de Muerto

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    My Disco Ball

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    Collapse of the Magnetosphere

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    I Blew a Casket Dreamin

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    Sumptown

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    Junkie Observer, Malt Liquor Spectator

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CORPSE OF DISCOVERY is a music collective founded in 2009 by Bryan Zimmerman in Brooklyn and Queens. This 6-track, 26-minute record was released on limited-edition vinyl in 2010 by New York-based Transmission Arts organization Wave Farm. The music has been described as "exquisite-corpse-structured improvisations," "modular family band sessions," and "a communal door-to-door adventure collage jam." A diverse list of collaborators improvise and revise to a loose script consisting of hand-cut audio loops by Zimmerman. The record also includes a cell-phoned organ coda from his mother,  Jolene Zimmerman.  Engineered and co-produced by Jason Loewenstein (Sebadoh,Circle of Buzzards), via the JakeRock Mobile Recording Unit. Lowenstein also plays drums, bass, and guitar on several songs.

MUSICIANS
Seth Abrames glockenspiel, cowbell
Seth Armstrong acoustic guitar
Shelley Burgon harp
Jeff Conaway drums
Shannon Fields casio
Charlie Hines bass
Travis Millard guitar, field recordings, vocals
Jason Loewenstein bass, drums, guitar
Darin Mickey electric guitar and lap-steel guitar
Laura Ortman casio, electric guitar, hammond C3 organ, violin, vocals/megaphone
Michael Sump pedal-steel guitar
Bryan Zimmerman vocals, samples
Jolene Zimmerman organ
 
Album Notes
Released July 1, 2010
Musical direction and lyrics by Bryan Zimmerman.
Produced and mixed by Bryan Zimmerman and Jason Loewenstein
Engineered by Jason Loewenstein
Engineering assistance and tape transfer provided by Charles Burst at Seaside Lounge, Brooklyn
Mastered by Joe Lambert/JLM, Brooklyn, NY
Recorded at various spaces in Brooklyn and Queens, NY, April-June, 2010*

*Travis Millard's guitar and vocals, and field recordings on "Sumptown" and "I Blew a Casket Dreamin" recorded in Los Angeles, CA
Selected radio tuning for samples provided by John Zimmerman in Olathe, Kansas
Jolene Zimmerman's organ coda on "Liberty Dime" played via cellphone from Kansas City First Church of the Nazarene, Kansas City, MO

"My Disco Ball" dedicated to Robert Adams
"Liberty Dime: Flor de Muerto" after the band Elk City
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