Crunch 22 – Crunch 22 Mess With Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland (LP, Album, Gat)

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Crunch 22 Mess With Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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A1. Down The Rabbit-Hole
A2. Advice From A Caterpillar
A3. The Mushroom
A4. An Encounter With The Cheshire Cat
B1. A Mad Tea Party
B2. Alice’s Confusion
B3. The Queen’s Croquet-Ground
B4. The Lobster Quadrille
B5. Who Stole The Tarts?

Mastered At Ten Eight Seven Mastering
Recorded At Yellow Submarine, Jerusalem

Mixed By – Uri “Mixmonster” Wertheim
Lyrics By, Text By – Lewis Carroll
Engineer – Yuval Hermoni
Engineer – Harel “MacGyver” Teitelbaum
Electric Piano, Electronics, Producer, Mixed By – Tomer Baruch
Drums – Dan Mayo
Design – Asfe
Artwork – Shahaf Ram
Production Manager – Vinyl Boutique
Trombone – Nikolaj Kynde
Turntables – Erez Todres

CRuNCH 22 takes a major shift from their debut album, expanding their musical breadth into a full length concept LP, based on Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece of psychedelic literature – “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. Keeping raw groove as the core of their music, the band’s musical language now grasps some further out melodies, abstract harmonies as well as thick layers of swirling samples, influenced by musique concrète no less than it is by modern cut-n-paste turntablism.

With a minimalist lineup of drums, turntables and Fender Rhodes, the three created an album that is both abstract and beat-driven, weird but communicative, schizophrenic yet naive. The band brings forward elements of the story that have been commonly overlooked as well as reinterprets parts that are all too familiar: the upbeat fall down the rabbit-hole, the awkward lobster dance of the Mock Turtle, the crooked time of the mad tea-party – all shed a new light upon this classic story, making it as fresh as ever on its 150th anniversary.

The album is released by Tel-Aviv-based boutique label Audio Montage on an exclusive 180g limited edition vinyl, in a beautiful gatefold sleeve illustrated by street artist Jack T.M.L.

Recorded at the Yellow Submarine, Jerusalem in February, 2015

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