This Heat/Albert Marcoeur – split cassette

01 Various cassette recordings 1977-78 (1:57)
02 Various cassette recordings 1977-78 (4:56)
03 Various cassette recordings 1977-78 (3:51)
04 Various cassette recordings 1977-78 (0:51)
05 Various cassette recordings 1977-78 (5:03)
06 Deux Lions Au Soleil – excerpt (2:44)
07 Deux Lions Au Soleil – excerpt (1:52)
08 Deux Lions Au Soleil – excerpt (1:10)
09 Deux Lions Au Soleil – excerpt (0:56)
10 Deux Lions Au Soleil – excerpt (2:57)
11 Deux Lions Au Soleil – excerpt (1:09)
12 Deux Lions Au Soleil – excerpt (2:40)

Total time: 30:00
Cassette+magazine, Tago Mago, 1982

1982 split release on french Tago Mago. The A side is a selection from This Heat 1977-78 Cold Storage, Camberwell studio and live recording sessions with Ghanaian musician Mario Boyer Diekuuroh on Ghana gyilli xylophone, flute, percussion and vocals. It shows This Heat in extra-european endeavours with wind instruments and maestrovox [+] as prominent features. Tracks are short, either excerpts from longer improvisations (tracks #01 & 02) or explosive live recordings. This is not included in the 2006 Out of Cold Storage 6CD box set, but it was released on various bootlegs including a Canterbury Dream CD with a track listing as follow: 01 The Session 1, 02 The Session 2, 03 Health And Efficiency, 04 Graphic/Varispeed 1, 05 Graphic/Varispeed 2. The B side is the soundtrack to a 1979 Claude Faraldo french movie ‘Deux Lions Au Soleil’ (film poster pictured on top) by Albert Marcoeur, recorded 1979 (in mono). Possibly the most neoclassical Marcoeur recording, with feminine string quartet and male choir – the latter overdubbed by Marcoeur himself. Plus exquisite bass+conga duo on tr.#10. All Marcoeur brothers contribute here while other interprets seems to be session musicians not featured on Marcoeur’s first 2 albums in 1974 and 1976.

This Heat:
Charles Bullen : guitar, clarinet, viola, flute
Charles Hayward : percussion, harmonica, maestrovox [+], keyboards
Gareth Williams : bass, keyboards, tapes
Mario Boyer Diekuuroh : gyilli [xilophone], flute, percussion, voice

Albert Marcoeur:
Pierre Vermeire: clarinets
Denis Brély: bassoon, saxophone
Bernard Morain: acoustic guitar
Jacques Garret: el. bass
François Ovide: el.+ac. guitars
Stéphane Bonnet: el. guitar
Albert Marcoeur: clarinet, saxophone, drums, vocals
Claude Marcoeur: drums
Gérard Marcoeur: drums, keyboards
Michèle Margand: violin
Marie-Christine Desmonts: violin
Annick Trehen: viola
Claudine Lasserre: cello


6 Responses to “This Heat/Albert Marcoeur – split cassette”

  1. 1 mago March 5, 2009 at 10:24 pm

    Ay la época del cassette!

    Que viejos estamos!

  2. 2 Andrew April 11, 2009 at 11:29 pm

    Thank you SO much.

  3. 3 continuo April 12, 2009 at 11:13 am

    You’re welcome.

  4. 4 Peak May 19, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    Hello, thanks for posting this.
    Do you have a higher resolution scan of the cassette cover (the crude face drawn by Gareth Williams)?

  5. 5 continuo May 20, 2009 at 5:04 am

    Unfortunately, no.

  6. 6 Peak May 21, 2009 at 8:10 pm

    OK, thanks.
    In the booklet that accompanies the “Out Of Cold Storage” box set There is a small photo showing the drawing on the wall (in Cold Storage?) along with a couple of other line drawings.

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