Now Try To Be Cute

by Iain McLaren

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Ulusulu Music is proud to present this digital reissue of Iain McLaren's legendary 1998 experimental album.

Originally self-released in 1998, "Now Try To Be Cute" is the classic experimental lo-fi album by Iain McLaren, presented now in the digital age by Ulusulu Music. Oddball piano solos peppered with gibberish vocal harmonies are interspersed with unpredictable swatches of colour created by basketballs, oil rigs, metal chains, and hand drums in the most peculiar polyrhythms. Somehow, all of this deep strangeness is instantly likeable for its innocent playfulness. Iain's is a rare breed of creativity, as some fans may know from his prior work with metal band Sadistic Humor, rockers Hob-Nob, experimental duo Tragedy Hashbrown and Cable 10's Euphoria Emporium.

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released May 18, 2017

notes from the original 1998 release:

evythin' recorded between sept.97 and july.98 on a
tascam 4 track except #9 rec.live on tascam 8 track by
sean luciw and #13 rec.live in red dear on a zero fideilty pook.
all noise recipes performed, composed and concocted by
Iain McLaren. Paddy, scruff and jingle bell john have all been
rescued from the supple clutches of the cute confiscators and
they are now selling dimples to people with plain faces.

pics & album design by GIZBAH

(c) 1998 Baalimusic SOCAN

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