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Artist: BITCHIN BAJAS
Title: Bitchin Bajas
Format: Double Cass
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"The trip through Bitchin Bajas took in all kinds of sonic terrain. When it was done, an additional mix was made, omitting the intense peaks of the album to create a Relaxation Version. This mix has been added to the cassette version only, making a 2xCS." - Drag City.

Artist: BITCHIN BAJAS
Title: Bitchin Bajas
Format: Double LP
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $25.00
"...and at the heart of Bitchin Bajas, there is pure peace. Bitchin Bajas have been around the world in five years; chasing sonics through space and time and coming up with a lot of conclusions along their discographical path. Always, they push forward, recklessly consuming processes in order to realize their own works -- but the sound and the music regularly emerges with tranquil essence, bringing them and their listeners into a shared experience. Bitchin Bajas output has been remarkably diverse in search of this singular goal, which makes for great listening across multiple albums etc. -- and with the release of this new double-LP, they have mapped and traversed their own ecosystem as they journey in search of the aural epiphany, the true unknowing. With plenty of room stretched over four sides, Bitchin Bajas use their many methods to attain perfect flow throughout the 76 minutes of this self-titled record. Self-titled because this is who they are at their core; these are the flares and oscillations of their soul. They will be other things again, horizons will continue to rise and fade away in their path as they continue forward and upward -- but this self-titled record is a pure vision at the heart of Bitchin Bajas. Acoustic is the beginning. Eastern tonalities relocate Bitchin Bajas farther inside the source, finding the timeless time from long ago and slowly sliding via fader until then is now, until acoustic goes analog. Something pure and natural is happening -- within the sound, within the songs; in the album and in you. The shifts that come makes changes in your moods and your body temperature. Something delicate yet definite, gradually washing over your consciousness. Electricity just comes, it doesnt even begin. Bitchin Bajas is climate-controlled comprehension -- on one hand, an ultimate album, and on the other, barely even an album at all. What began in randomness, pitch-shifting and tape manipulation emerged in the cutting as a single direction, a journey in scales, divided by the format perfectly into four stages, eight discreet parts. Bitchin Bajas reach high and low in their consciousness as expressed through equalization to see (hear) what affect it will have on them -- and what it does to them, reaches through to you. The space found on Bitchin Bajas was located with organ, synthesizer, winds, xylophone and autoharp, employing a 1" 8-track tape machine to the fullest extent. Additional contributions from strings, keys, guitar and field recordings helped make Bitchin Bajas everything that it is." - Drag City.

Artist: BITCHIN BAJAS
Title: Bitchitronics
Format: Cass
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"Bitchin Bajas are back... Bitchitronics, is ready with the quickness we expect from the Chi-based duo -- which is funny, since their area of expertise and mastery is in the area of synthetic ephemeral sonic languid-ity known more instinctively, inclusively (and lets face it, irresponsibly) as drone music. They make slow music at a fast pace is what were saying. Now these guys are paying attention to this on the micro-level because thats where their fun is, so how will you react when we tell you that the sound of Bitchitronics was a change so extreme they considered changing their name? Ha. Yeah, us too. They were revamping a bit on this one though, it isnt just about turning on the keyboard and getting cozy. This time, the concept was: use tape techniques to create and then solve problems -- but mainly, loops and edits were there to make things fun and the music great in the style of experimental tape pioneers upon whose shoulders the Bajas play. In keeping with the (unspoken, unacknowledged by the band) concept of catching air with tape, Bitchitronics is the first Bitchin Bajas record made as a trio, blending the blowing of flute into the mix of electric keys and posthuman tones and loops of tape atop other loops of tape, with the final result coming to us with all the ebbing and flowing of a breeze -- wind on wind, even! A veritable index of gases! Let the power of Bitchitronics fall over you; another green world of music made Baja fresh by the wandering ears and care-filled creations and re-creations of Bitchin Bajas." -Drag City.

Artist: BITCHIN BAJAS
Title: Bitchitronics
Format: LP
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Bitchin Bajas are back... Bitchitronics, is ready with the quickness we expect from the Chi-based duo -- which is funny, since their area of expertise and mastery is in the area of synthetic ephemeral sonic languid-ity known more instinctively, inclusively (and lets face it, irresponsibly) as drone music. They make slow music at a fast pace is what were saying. Now these guys are paying attention to this on the micro-level because thats where their fun is, so how will you react when we tell you that the sound of Bitchitronics was a change so extreme they considered changing their name? Ha. Yeah, us too. They were revamping a bit on this one though, it isnt just about turning on the keyboard and getting cozy. This time, the concept was: use tape techniques to create and then solve problems -- but mainly, loops and edits were there to make things fun and the music great in the style of experimental tape pioneers upon whose shoulders the Bajas play. In keeping with the (unspoken, unacknowledged by the band) concept of catching air with tape, Bitchitronics is the first Bitchin Bajas record made as a trio, blending the blowing of flute into the mix of electric keys and posthuman tones and loops of tape atop other loops of tape, with the final result coming to us with all the ebbing and flowing of a breeze -- wind on wind, even! A veritable index of gases! Let the power of Bitchitronics fall over you; another green world of music made Baja fresh by the wandering ears and care-filled creations and re-creations of Bitchin Bajas." -Drag City.

Artist: BITCHIN BAJAS
Title: Tones/Zones
Format: LP
Label: Important
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Bitchin Bajas is the solo project of Caves Cooper Crane. Coopers skillful use of melody within his elastic electronic tones is matched by his ability to mix it all (much like he does with Cave) so that theres a lot of sound but even more space and separation between the sounds. Tones/Zones was pressed in an edition of 500 copies. Through some sort of cosmic serendipity, Important is releasing Tones/Zones at the same time as J.D. Emmanuels classic Wizards LP from 1981. There are some interesting parallels between Tones/Zones and Wizards. Both artists have a firm grasp of sound without wading too deeply into the blissful waters of new age melody. Both used an organ and a similar assortment of analog synths and both used the same Tascam reel-to-reel tape machine for their recordings. Though nearly 30 years separate, theyre both generously offering you the opportunity to dive deeply into their own private tones & zones. Enjoy." -Important.

Artist: BITCHIN BAJAS
Title: Water Wrackets Film Score
Format: LP/DVD
Label: Kallistei
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"It appears that the well-guarded secret of the past year is out. Last summer COOPER CRANE of BITCHIN BAJAS & CAVE was asked to score a remake of the classic short film Water Wrackets (1975) originally directed by legendary British filmmaker, PETER GREENAWAY. Artists/filmmakers GABRIELLE GOPINATH and BENJAMIN FUNKE (Captcha Records) will be releasing the fruits of this project on their new fine art label, Kallistei. After only viewing a 30 second clip of the upcoming film, Cooper composed a wonderfully enlightened vision of this project that would make both Terry Riley and collaborator Bruce Conner to happy to see the torches being passed. It is fascinating to see someone this talented work through the conceptual landscape of a project and create something this beautiful and intriguing. Cooper in the depth of his practice, harmonized perfectly and completely on this recording. Packged in tip-on style gatefold sleeves with DVD and poster included." - Kallistei

Artist: BITCHIN BAJAS
Title: Krausened EP
Format: LP
Label: Permanent
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Fans of Terry Riley, Kraftwerk, Conrad Schntizler, and Kosmische Musik in general take note!  BITCHIN BAJAS has returned to Permanent Records (following their split single with Moon Duo) with a brand new record of side-long transcendental synth workouts. This is Bitchin Bajas most accessible and autobahn ready delivery to date! Bitchin Bajas began as a side project, but COOPER CRAIN of CAVE and DAN QUINLIVAN formerly of MAHJONGG have been spending as much time, if not more, with Bitchin Bajas as they have with the aforementioned groups and theyve been progressing very quickly.  In just two or so years, Bitchin Bajas have released three critically acclaimed LPs (one on Important Records and two on Kallestei Editions), two incredible splits (one with Moon Duo and the other with the Peaking Lights-related Faceplant), and one very limited edition cassette tape. The two side-long pieces on this nearly 40 minute EP were written on their 2012 European tour and recorded and mixed over three days by Bitchin Bajas at Minbal Studio in Chicago, Illinois. Edition of 500 copies." - Permanent.

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