EX040/041: The Ex: Joggers + Smoggers (2 CD).

EX040/041: The Ex: Joggers + Smoggers (2 CD).
Label: Ex Records
Catalog Number: EX040/041
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Terrie - guitar; G.W. Sok - voice; Luc - bass; Katrin - drums, voice + grill, birdcage, double-bass, fire-extinguisher + hammer, bamboos, piano, electric razor, dobro, spoons, human batbox, wire, glass, castanets, bow, crackle-box, cowbells, kabassa + Wilf Plum - organ (2), drums (3, 21, 24), birdcage (3), voice (12), bodhran (23), kabassa (26), bamboos (27), spoons (32), backing-vocals (31) / Jeroen - birdcage (3), voice (12, 23), backing-vocals (31), tapes (piano-sequenzer on 12, various soundscapes) / Dolf - guitar (2), acoustic guitar (5), voice (24), space-stations (26) + Ab Baars - saxophones (14, 15, 18, 32, 34) / Bram - guitar (10, 34) / Doan Gurkensalat - saz (9) / Dorpsoudste de Jong - voice (1, 19) / Ferrie Meurkerrie - trumpets, trombones (22) / Floris van Manen - control-programma orkaterdrum (20) / Gabi Kenderesi - voice, violin (16) / Gerhard Bornefeld - piano (33) / Harry Roberts - bamboos (27), backing-vocals (31) / Jeroen de Groot - bagpipes (2, 7) / Lee Ranaldo - guitar (8) / Lena - accordion, voice (20) / Nick Hobbs - voice (27), announcement (25) / Thurston Moore - guitar (11) / Thijs Vermeulen - bass (6, 17, 21) / Wolter Wierbos - trombone (14, 15, 18, 32)

Track Listing:


1. Humm (the fullhouse mumble)
2. At the gate
3. Pigs & scales
4. Coughing
5. Morning star
6. Wall has ears
7. Invitation to the dance
8. Tightly stretched
9. Ask the prisoner
10. To be clear
11. Gentlemen
12. Make that call
13. The buzzword medley
14. Shopping street
15. Crackle engines vrôp vrôp
16. Greetings from Urbania
17. Wired
18. Got everything?
19. Waarom niet
20. Courtyard
21. Burst!crack!split!
22. Brickbat
23. Hieronymus
24. Nosey Parker
25. People who venture
26. Watch the driver
27. Let's get sceptical
28. Tin gods
29. State of freedom
30. Provisionally untitled
31. Kachun-k pschûh
32. The early bird's worm
33. Catkin
34. Upstairs with Picasso

released in November 1989

recorded at ADM's Koeienverhuurbedrijf in Amsterdam, NL
produced by Dolf Planteydt

Originally released as a vinyl double-album on Ex Records. Re-released as a double-CD in February 1992.

"From folk and ethnic to freedom and postpunk skronk."

"This record is a joyful testimony to music's continuing ability to communicate ideas. (...) They have opened up their frenetic grind to encompass a 1,000 different rhythms. (...) They're caught up in something unique."