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SHIT & SHINE "Chakin'" 2xLP + DL Code

18.00

SHIT & SHINE "Chakin'" 2xLP

white/clear/red mixed vinyl
limited to 400 copies
silkscreened gatefold covers
3 different covers available:
green cover (about 150 copies)
grey cover (about 100 copies
yellow cover (about 150 copies)
all covers are handprinted and all are different (1 of a kind).

tracklist:
A1 Denim Do's And Don'ts
B1 TJC 16
B2 TJC 13
B3 TJC 17
B4 TJC 7
C1 TJC 19
C2 Jump On The Feeder
C3 TJC 15
D-side is blank

Originally released on Astral Spirits as a limited cassette.

This is THE Shit & Shine with a brand new release “Chakin”. We couldn’t be more excited about it. Craig Clouse has gained notoriety over the years for wide arrays of stylistic moves from long­form repetition & noise rock to his more recent dance/disco output on labels like Diagonal, Gangsigns, Rocket Recordings, Load, Rock is Hell, Riot Season and more. He’s worked throughout the years with many different collaborators but the list on “Chakin’” is stunning, here Clouse is joined by Ingebrigt Haker­Flaten (The Thing, Atomic, Icepick, etc), Pete Simonelli (The Enablers), King Coffey (Butthole Surfers) & Nate Cross (Marriage).
The music on “Chakin’” is true to the spirit of Shit & Shine as we see repetitive loops but with a focus on improvisation overlayed onto the grooves…layers of Wurlizter and Rhodes electric pianos, assorted percussion, acoustic bass and more permeate throughout. Half the album was recorded live in the “Chak” and some may even recognize bits from the amazing Shit & Shine Tuesday Jazz Chat series on YouTube.
“Denim Do’s and Don’ts” is the real masterpiece here though. A 17 minute free jazz meets krautrock and all zones in between journey complete with narration from Pete Simonelli & bass playing from Ingebrigt Haker­Flaten. A truly epic Shit & Shine track that builds off past accomplishments but also looks toward the future, as Clouse always tends to do.