Ono - Kate Cincinnati [RANDOM COLOR VINYL] – New LP
2022 vinyl reissue of 1982 tape.
The ONO Statement of Purpose: Experimental, Noise, and Industrial Poetry Performance Band Exploring Gospel's Darkest Conflicts, Tragedies and Premises.
Here lies a reissue of the first release from legendary long-running Chicago group ONO, Kate Cincinnati. ONO originally self-released the music in an edition of 300 tapes, and it shares several traits with the music of today's ONO. travis's singing moves effortlessly between gospel, blues, opera and noise registers; Shannon Rose Riley plays a maelstrom of music on her horn of choice, here saxophone; bandleader P. Michael Grego quietly orchestrates bass, guitar and lap guitar, creating a musical Jenga tower. If this is your first time with ONO, hop on board and see why Moor Mother, Black Midi, Algiers and countless other acts love them so. If you're already a fan: don't walk - run.Arranged By [ONO-Arranged By] – P.Michael Grego* Calligraphy – travis* Concept By – N. Rodgers / B. Edwards* (tracks: B1) Design [Album] – Ric Graham (2) Lyrics By [Poetry] – travis* Music By, Written-By, Arranged By – ONO Photography By – D. Magdziarz* Edition of 300 copies of which Include a hand-numbered 5"x7" 16-page libretto printed on thick paper stock, with lyrics, photos, and credits. Cassette shrink-wrapped in a Norelco case with printed black and white labels on a gray cassette shell. No j-card included as part of this release. [Libretto] "Kate Cincinnati" was recorded 14AUG on a Marantz PMD360; 2 Shure PE588 microphones; TDK/D cassette tape. "I Wonder Why" / "Oppenheimer" recorded from the Progressive Audio mixing board, The Lucky Number, (Club 950) Chicago, 23SEP. Kate Cincinnati tapes processed by Tono Tapes / Universal Studios.