Heavenly Sounds in Lo​-​Fidelity: Arvo Plays Ferrante & Teicher

by Arvo Zylo

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One 11:31
Two 01:58
Three 02:37
Four 01:12
Five 01:50
Six 08:46
Seven 07:59
Eight 02:12
Nine 02:20
Ten 05:25
Eleven 10:55
Twelve 02:44
Thirteen 18:57
Fourteen 02:35


Ferrante & Teicher were initially a duo of twin grand piano player,s who began playing prepared piano duets with spiraling mad arrangements, for what could be called part of the "percussion craze" of the late 50s, or "proto exotica". They were massively successful, and continued to make record after record of schmaltzy covers of show tunes, movie soundtracks, classical music, love song standards, etc.

Arvo Zylo has been making odd, often manic soundscapes and noise with a malfunctioning sequencer, hundreds of layers of horns, or mic'ed objects, among other things, starting in 2000. He owns about 15 albums by Ferrante & Teicher, along with several other percussive records of the 30s and 40s (Enoch Light especially). One day, listening to the peculiar sound design on "Soundproof!" (1956), he decided to explore F & T's peculiarities more thoroughly, and became inspired to build some sound structures of his own out of them. The contents range from daffy percussion psychosis to smoothed out industrual/ambiante.

Over 80 minutes of material.
Cassettes come in a butterfly case with two full color covers, and printed labels.
Limited to 50 copies.


released August 8, 2016

Mastered by Zach Adams

Thank you Scott Scholz and Bob Bucko Jr


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