Scissor Shock - Synonym For The Word Decay (Double Album) (Placenta Recordings #279 - 2015)

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Scissor Shock - Synonym For The Word Decay (Placenta Recordings #279- 2015)

R.I.P. Adam Cooley/Scissor Shock, a friend and inspiration to many <3

Experimental musician from Columbus, Indiana. Born May, 28th, 1986, died of complications from acid reflux on February 3, 2014. A member of the Placenta Recordings family since 2008.

DISC 1(Y):

01 Unconcerned With The Holy and Profane
02 Naked Brunch
03 Demon, Detuned
04 Feedbag
05 Ghost Fahey
06 Blood Infinitive
07 Psychic Vision of a Strangulated Woman Who is Missing a Shoe
08 Tape-recorded Counterculture Implosion
09 For Hisako Tabuchi
10 Fahey Ghost
11 Obsessed With Structural Defect
12 End of Johnny Merzbow

DISC 2(Z):

01 Splintered Skyscraper
02 Existentialist Agendas
03 Untitled
04 Ro
05 Bo
06 Demon Combustible
07 Remains Of The Counterculture Facade
08 For Mukai Shutoku
09 Art That Dies To Live
10 The Host The Ghost The Most Holy-O
11 Everything Stu Says Could Be A Song Title
12 Blue Mamba (Sun City Girls cover)
13 Ghost Snoring
14 Bathed In Syrup
15 Glass Bulbs
16 Forget The Sunny Side Of The Ocean
17 Design An Algorithm
18 (BONUS TRACK) Psychology Means Nothing
19 (BONUS TRACK) Harmonizing With The Refrigerator
20 (BONUS TRACK) Scissor Shock vs. Dental Work

"Scissor Shock was the solo project of Adam Cooley (Robe., RUINHORSE, etc.) — who often employed the help of a small list of collaborators (most notably Aaron Booe) — usually described as being an avant-progressive/art rock/electronic/RIO/noise/free jazz/no wave/ambient band formed in Columbus, Indiana in 2003, but opinions differ. The project has been put on permanent hiatus due to the death of Adam Cooley in February, 2014."

“Scissor Shock has no near equal, much less an equal, and any attempt to try and nail them into a particular genre or sub-genre is a fruitless endeavor.” - Dusty.

"Scissor Shock has had up to 30 members at a time before, though the band is mainly just credited to Adam. Scissor Shock has explored many different types of genres and production styles and rarely makes the same music twice. Scissor Shock is constantly progressing. Through clever advertising, insane live shows, and a forward-thinking approach to making music, Scissor Shock has continued to gain attention and is listed by many artists as being an influence. Today, Scissor Shock hardly has any elements of the sound they started with in 2003. No two albums are the same. Adam uses a wide, vast, and ridiculous assortment of sounds to make his songs, and sometimes spends weeks just recording one track. The only constant in Scissor Shock’s music, present on nearly every release, from the past to the present, is a strange balance of unhinged lunacy combined with uneasy, delicate ambiance."

Scissor Shock:

www.last.fm/music/Scissor+Shock
myspace.com/scissorshock
www.discogs.com/artist/401804-Scissor-Shock
www.indieville.com/articles/20Q/scissorshock.htm

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released January 4, 2015

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