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Chronicles One

Black Orchid

Chronicles One

no. 020301-Digitally available from iTunes -2007

Buy now Milwaukee's Black Orchid - Chronicles One

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When asked to remaster the early releases, Producer J.A.Bohr found in the archives over two hours of Milwaukee's Black Orchid which has not been heard since the live performances. Combining the best of the original releases along with these previously unreleased gems, 'Chronicles One, Two & Three' offer over 3.3 hours of incredible live recordings. Sounding cleaner, brighter and even more exciting than before, this is a must have for fans of experimental & improvisational industrial music, old and new.

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1. A Daydream in Fantasy Land* (3:44)

2. Anxious Paranoia* (3:22)

3. Awoken Early (6:10)

4. Blue Skies* (6:43)

5. Brains* (4:40)

6. Clockworks (2:51)

7. Dance before the gates (3:06)

8. Devotion* (4:40)

9. fall of the Berlin Wall** (4:30)

10. Felicia (live)** (3:33)

11. forgotten thoughts (4:31)

12. From the Caves of Chaos* (6:27)

13. geodesic (5:21)

14. get rid of it (3:57)

15. hearing problems (4:48)

16. journey** (2:57)


All songs written, programmed, improvised and performed by Milwaukee's Black Orchid. Produced, Engineered, Edited and Remastered by J.A.Bohr. All untitled songs were named by J.A.B. *originally released on 'Traveling on Dark Frequencies' no. 020101. ** originally released on 'Live and Rare' no. 020201. The release contains live stereo performances recorded directly to Digital Audio Tape.


Sven Kort, Raig Macher, J.A.B.

please don't ask us what we played where,
we have no idea anymore. You guess.

additional percussion on Tracks 2, 8 and 12 by Alan Zorn

effected violin on Tracks 3 and 13 by Erich Ternes

When they were recorded

Tracks 1-2, 4, 6, 8 and 14 from February, 1994. Tracks 3 and 13 from October 1994. Track 5 from December 1993. Tracks 7 and 12 from January 1994. Tracks 9-11 and 16 from March 1994. Track 15 from June 1994.

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