Mother Mallard's Portable Masterpiece Co. - 1970-1973 (CD)
Regular price €12,90
Original recorded at the R.A. Moog Co., Trumansburg, NY (1970) and at
the Mother Mallard Farmhouse Studio, Enfield (1972 & 73)
Re-issue 1999 Cuneiform Records
...recordings by Moog minimalism pioneer Dave Borden and his Mother Mallard's Portable Masterpice Company... I guess their notion of world music can encompass white Americans with synths as well!
...Composer Borden's all-Moog ensemble drew upon his experiences as Bob Moog's test pilot in the late '60s, and acknowledged inspirations Philip Glass and Terry Riley. As demonstrated here, Mother Mallard was all about looooong tracks of repetitive, bubbling synths, pleasantly trancey and mesmerizing, with complex interlocking cyclic rhythmic layers like a futuristic (circa the '70s) take on Medieval cantos...