Monday, 1 May 2017

Chorchazade ‎– "Made To Be Devoured" (Get Ahead Records ‎– GET#1) 1987

Proto-Post Rock is the made-up genre for this deeply buried and deeply good lost album from another lost British group. Pre-dating the very american Slint to the claims of inventing Post-Rock by a couple of years at least.
This is one of Slint producer, Steve Albini's, favourite albums,which suggests an undue influence on those tiny giants of post-rock , by the giant of american alternative rock himself. He was always whipping out his copy of "Made To Be devoured" in the control room apparently; explaining the undeniable parallels with that "Spiderland" album.
But you won't find Chorchazade doing sell-out(in both senses of the word)tours performing "made To Be Devoured" in its entirety to packed audiences of middle-aged bankers, oh no. I doubt the individuals involved even remember,or care, they were in such a bizarre group as this at least I hope not.


A1 Pie Maker
A2 Half A Crown
A3 Beak (Concise Version)
A4 Felix Rex
B1 It Aint Because
B2 Twain
B3 Tom Dander
B4 Out Of This World


pinkpressthreat said...

Thanks Jonny - what a treat :D

pinkpressthreat said...

Oh, sorry meant to ask - any more perchance? Death is Eeklo, or maybe The Aaah, You Are As Light As A Feather 12″ ?

Jonny Zchivago said...

did you not see?.....

I am still searching for 'Death is Eeklo"....only have two tracks from that!

pinkpressthreat said...

Oops! Yeah, bit spaced last night! Much obliged, great EP. Good luck tracking down the rest. Some interesting tracks still on the myspace site, incl some live recordings, but you probably know about them.

Thanks again Jonny.

MisterPrime said...

I've got an old download of 'Death Is Eeklo' from who-knows-where - I'm happy to send you a copy if you'd like (and I can work out how...?) The files are okay as I recall...


Jonny Zchivago said...

Thanks Mr Prime,
I think you would be doing the world a great service.

You can upload it to zippyshare without having an account, then send me the link? You would have to compress the files into a Zip or Rar file first, which makes it speedier to upload.
Good luck.
Thanks in advance,

Jonny Zchivago said...

Thank you Mr Prime,
received and processed.
A job well done.

Misfit said...

Instructions and thanks and me without a finger lifted! I presume some other kind soul beat me to it but let me know if you still need me to have a crack at it. Many thanks for the Chris and Cosey albums that bought me here nonetheless. You've got an excellent blog here and I'm sure I'll be a regular visitor. Cheers. MistePrime

chris46 said...

Dear Fans, I have 120 vinyl copies of Made To Be Devoured rotting away in the loft awaiting the stirring of the strings. The links to our other recordings may be a bit old now - but aren't we all.
Proto on!

Chris (Guitar)

chris46 said...

There's more!!

zuiop said...

Does anybody meed Chorchazade's track "Too much timex" from the Bludgeoned compilation? Can upload the track (or the whole compi).

Jonny Zchivago said...

Did anyone say yes?......ok, then yes please,for whole comp if you can be bothered?

zuiop said...

Bludgeoned! A Collection(1986) Sorry, no scans yet.

pinkpressthreat said...

Ooh ta zuiop

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