The night was cold and dark. On the table lay an unopened envelope. Suddenly, I felt a tremor, a dark presence moved through the room. In the distance, a bodiless scream of pain reverberated endlessly.
Culled from live concerts in Hannover and Brussels while on a European tour in November of 2015, "Live!" is a brutally unfiltered representation of The Gate's special brand of spontaneous composition. Dan Peck, tuba and effects; Tom Blancarte, upright electric bass; Brian Osborne, percussion.
The red leader 747 Cobalt High-Bias Type II tape comes in a clear shell with direct printing in a limited edition of 100.
released September 30, 2016
Dan Peck - tuba and effects
Tom Blancarte - upright electric bass
Brian Osborne - percussion
mixed and mastered by Colin Marston
Artist: The Gate
Title: Live! (Cassette)
Release Date: 30 September 2016
Label/Catalog #: Tubapede 09
Side A: Rembrandt von Schlippenjovi 42:46
Side B: Phantasmarrhea 35:54
"If you like your jazz free and sludgy and as a friend put it recently "fucked", well you are in for a treat - a very nasty treat of the best sort."
- Guide me a Little Tape, Chuck
"In a way, Stench embodies a strain of aural nihilism that most metal bands should be jealous of. There’s no neat chord progressions or blast beats or perfectly rhythmic tremolo picking. Convention is simply suffocated in its relentless, unbounded force."
- Dan Sorrells, Free Jazz Blog, Stench