Insect with Sinister Dental Work

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Teeth moved like insects,
searching for food,
weasels were par-boiled, beetles were stewed.
Porcine confectionary, Battenberg hog,
a preacher was dressed up in the guise of a dog

Don't you talk to me like that

Stained black dentures, chitin-encased,
Tapes of Roy Harper, slightly erased.
Bedlam was burning, like Newton Heath.
Life was a building without any teeth.

Don’t you talk to me like that.


from Strange Ululations, released January 1, 1999
Robinson / Scullion



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Big Block 454 Hebden Bridge, UK

Since the late 80s, Big Block 454 has been making exploratory, highly individual music that encompasses rock, funk, electronica, folk music, Dadaist collage and much more besides.
Each band member is a multi-instrumentalist, but Big Block 454’s approach also encompasses the creation of sound on instruments they don’t know how to play, and those that hadn’t been invented before the band made them.
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