Atavistic Unheard Music Series UMS/ALP228CD White earth streak


LaDonna Smith/Davey Williams/Günter Christmann/Torsten Müller

LaDonna Smith, viola, violin, voice, piano, piano harp, objects; Davey Williams, electric guitar, banjo, drumjo, acoustic guitar; Günter Christmann, trombone (tracks 1-9); Torsten Müller, double bass (tracks 1-9).

  1. Born for water (04.52)
  2. The electrical front (09.05)
  3. White earth streak (07.38)
  4. Rainbow blizzard (05.58)
  5. Giant gator play (05.21)
  6. What Popeye really meant (04.16)
  7. Static slide kisses (01.25)
  8. Untitled no. 1 (00.51)
  9. Untitled no. 2 (01.22)
  10. Song of an Aeropteryx, side 1 (05.16)
  11. Song of an Aeropteryx, side 2 (03.12)
Tracks 1-7 were released in 1983 as trans museq 7; tracks 8-9 previously unissued. Recorded on 5 February 1981 at Schulzentrum, Langenhagen, Germany. Tracks 10-11 released in 1983 as a 7" single on trans museq: recorded in May 1983 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Cover art (reproduced above) from The Garden of Eden collage by Dorah Lee Rosen.


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