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Ulan Bator: pushing rock to the limits...actually just beyond that tree, the one on the left - The Audiophile Man
Title: Stereolith Label: Bureau B Even if you don’t know the band and its rather avant garde rock musical direction, you may still be bothered by the name and see it as familiar. Of course, those of you who spent two weeks of their summer holiday in Mongolia (and I know that many of you have…and already have bags packed for a return trip) will laugh at the obvious: Ulan Bator is the capital of that fine country. Formed in the mid-90s in France (just to confuse you geographically), the band featured the vocals, guitar and tapes of Amaury Cambuzat, Olivier Manchion (bass, metal and even more tapes: this is obviously why Amazon has sold out of TDKs) and Franck Lantignac (percussion, trumpet and no tapes at all). Lantignac left (maybe you could only stay in the band if you had a stash of C90s?) to be replaced by Matteo Dainese. They released a series of albums and a compilation from 1995 and toured with Faust. The group even worked with former Swans leader, Michael Girl when releasing the LP Ego: Echo in 2000. This new release features Cambuzat still but two newer bodies occupy the rest of the slots: …