The Cabinet of Modern Silent Cinema (2024)

Modern Silent Cinema - The Cabinet of Modern Silent Cinema
release date May 3, 2024 by Bad Channels Records (BCR-008)

1. Assless Chaps Do Harm
2. Forest Warrior
3. Blues for a Broken Blue Ceramic Mug
4. Fools' Gold Parade
5. Come Back to the Corral, Fuzzy St. John
6. Death Whistles the Clues
7. Sitting on a Bus, Thinking About a Burrito Blues
8. Rotorelief
9. Ah, But Is It Love? (Harburg/Gorney)
10. Alarido
11. Dislocations (with Boru)
12. Blues for Colonel Brewster (with Boru)
13. Siodmak (with Boru)

Music written, performed, and recorded by Cullen Gallagher except "Ah, But Is it Love?" by E.Y. Harburg and Jay Gorney (used with permission), and "Dislocations," "Blues for Colonel Brewster," and "Siodmak" co-written with Boru. 

Tracks 1-10 recorded 2009.
Tracks 11-13 recorded 2010.
All songs previously unreleased.
Remixed 2024 by Cullen Gallagher.
Mastered by Caleb Mulkerin at Tank 28.
Released by Bad Channels Records May 2024 (BCR-008).
Copyright 2024.

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Limited edition CD available (first pressing, 50 copies)

"Beautiful sounds, both raw and polished... Omnifarious sounds spraying from the fluidity of a long waterfall. The groove is raw, holding a warmth many listeners will most ebulliently absorb. The quality of recording harks back to early delta blues 78's with connective sonic gems sown throughout. Sometimes there is a feeling this is a lost Fahey or Basho recording, low-fi and a wanderer of tempos and styles. At other times there is the definitive resonance of a much more modern era. Rhythms built with multiple tracks as selections form with sonic sophistication and elegance. Then, back on the train to Chicago to get paid for another two sides of American roots. Using one more reference because it popped in thoughts, there might be a little Snakefinger sound in "Rotorelief", but that is just what i hear. The last three selections are co-written with Boru, providing a bit more introspective sound, but these selections are still divided between added production and completely not cooked recording."Lost in a Sea of Sound

"Weird and fascinating combination of dub sensibilities, whispering folky guitar, and ambient background noise."Rosy Overdrive.

June 26, 2024 - "Death Whistles the Clues" on The End of Radio (WUSB 90.1 FM, Stony Brook, NY)
May 20, 2024 - "Come Back to the Corral, Fuzzy St. John" on FFFoxy Podcast #242 (Free Form Freakout, Mankato, MN)
May 5, 2024 - "Blues for Colonel Brewster" on Mixed Bag Sessions (Eternal Fusion, UK)
May 4, 2024 - "Forest Warrior" on Currents with Brian D., WFMU (Jersey City, NJ)
April 27, 2024 - "Death Whistles the Clues"on Currents with Brian D., WFMU (Jersey City, NJ)
April 20, 2024 - "Ah, But Is It Love?" on Inflatable Squirrel Carcass with Rich Hazelton, WFMU (Jersey City, NJ)