Bromp Treb is Neil Young Cloaca
material recorded between 1992-2013 on microcassette, 4trk cassette, and 2trk 1/4" tape throughout massachusetts, using various microphones, electronics, instruments in varying states of operation or dysfunction. various collaborators include: Davey G., Mike Bedard, Mugy, Lance, Goof, Nikolaivich, Fafnir, Neil s, Meaghan, Jeanette, Knight, Jen, Jesus, Lisa, Tamsin, Eli, Bo, Colorado Ridener, Larry, Chris, Alan, & Lois.
mew (present given from my self of the past to my self of the future)
playground at the end of the runway at night
ballad of cornelius
various lambs, breads, etc.
police clearing youths
the legend of Davey G (drum solo by davey g)
meet me at the gates
jerome's laugh and microcassette remixes
npr healthcare debate
horseback ascension premonition
endless horseback procession
letter from a pelican
milk of mount vesuvius
yeay! po box turners fall, ma 01376 usa
while some of the tapes are very easy for me to figure out what is going on and why, many do not readily reveal their initial utility and some, i found thoroughly confounding in spite of their familiarity. the gas escaping through these holes in my memory is intoxicating. listening to, editing, and remixing them has become a more heightened act of divination than originally anticipated. along with the two sides of this sound essay, i have gleaned these kernels: all paths are true. linear progression is probably cyclical. the purpose of a recording or performance is best forgotten. the present sits more comfortably if its location on the line is unknown. don't write anything down. space and time are infinitely malleable. numbers can be arbitrary projections of faith."
- neil young cloaca, december 2013.
"present given from self of the past to self of the future"
was made in 2013 for the Museum of Microcassette Art