Serie Una Di Collaborazione was originally released back in 2006 at a very limited run on the now defunct Squeamish Recordings. The new version is now available again and has a much cooler cover, through Lesstalk Records.
The entire album was recorded over a couple of months at Annie St Gallery, it marks a defining change in direction for Crab Smasher, finding themselves as a 2-piece for the first time after the departure of founding member Chloe Russell. During a period of uncertainty as to how to proceed Crab Smasher started jamming with their friends regularly, both live and at home. Each of the special guests brought their own skills and sensibilities to the table and enabled them to approach Crab Smasher in new and exciting ways. Featuring collaborations with friends and past members including Nick Senger (Castings), Sarah Humphreys and many more.
We look down on the ants, why do they not just stop?
(Grant Hunter/Nicholas French/Troy Sweetman/George Villisanti)
People forgive and forget if you're fantastic
(Grant Hunter/Nicholas French/Phillipa O'Shea/Kerry Robinson)
If you've got the eyes, i've got the candy
(Grant Hunter/Nicholas French/James Glines/Michael Liestins)
It is like he wants to grab the hand of joy, clench its fingers with his firm grip and shake it all night
(Grant Hunter/Nicholas French/Sarah Humphreys)
A blessing and wonderous thing
(Grant Hunter/Nicholas French/Nick Senger)
The perfume fight
(Grant Hunter/Nicholas French/David Crews)
Biting his bottom lip and tipping energy into his collection of road lizards with his bowl of guitars, with a sound so far out that it will make women grow beards and the beards of men swallow back into their faces
(Grant Hunter/Nicholas French/Marnie Vaughn)
Man there are some killer bands at the This Is Not Art Festival. Wish I knew who booked it so I could get on this sexy cross-genre bill.
THIS IS NOT PART OF THE TINA FESTIVAL
Hamilton Station Hotel NEWCASTLE
Over two nights from 9.30pm $5 entry
FRIDAY OCT 3
dRillbit, Passenger of Shit, Xylocaine, Alps, Netas, Cunt Butcher, Trancendental Headache, Inappropriate Tough Guy Behaviour, B.I.N.T, The Peter Styvestant Band, pp. flo
SATURDAY OCT 4
Crab Smasher, Crux, Castings, N.U.T.E, McClane, The Thaw, GO GENRE EVERYTHING, RANCID SHIT WANK, GRANNYFIST, Mitchell Brennan, Prehistoric Fuckin' Moron(s), Anal Cum Wolf, Thylacine Death Rattle, Craicwhore
Noisecore or Breakcore tonight? you decide.
KITCHENS FLOOR (QLD)
POLYFOX AND THE UNION OF THE MOST GHOSTS
www.myspace.com/spanishmagic for directions
WINTER TRAGIC 2008
All day music + film festival
$12 Entry. 11am start.
Some of the artists I recommend checking out on the day include the Night of Love, Brasskulls and Castings. But I'm sure there are some real gems of bands in there that I am yet to hear and see live.
40 Great Western Highway