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Zygote Mother

from Soundtracks by Martin Cradick

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Written around a loop that was the first music I ever wrote back in 1979. Originally I performed it Live with "Andy Mason's Lifeband". Andy Mason was an extraordinary performer who persuaded me to perform a gig the day after their first ever rehearsal. Described by one of my friends as "the strangest of the sane", Andy recited strange lyrics about his "Zygote Mother" over this same riff, before playing his unique drumkit while I improvised over his driving rhythms. Sadly I have no recordings from this time (or maybe its just as well!)

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from Soundtracks, released November 24, 2023
Martin: guitar, looper, bendir, brushes, darbuka, drum kit

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After 30 years of mixing African and Celtic music in equal measures Baka Beyond has become one of the finest danceable bands around, creating the sound of the global village.Not just a touring band, Baka Beyond have a unique relationship with their inspiration – the Baka Pygmies of Cameroon – sending royalties to help their development projects, and even touring with Baka musicians. ... more

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