Creel Pone Edward M. Zajda “Independent Electronic Music Composer” (USA) CP015 CDr
originally self-released (on what i assume is zajda’s “ars nova / ars antiqua” label), “independent” stars out with a bit of midrange oscillating synth clusters abetted by moaning “psych” vocals ; then for some reason an opera bellow cuts through ... then ... a snatch of late 60s psych-guitar fuzz (??? !!!) that wouldn’t be out of place on the plastic cloud lp before descending back into further logically-removed synth fuzzler aktion ...
from there on it just gets more and more out; some really fantastic edit-heavy ring-modulated noise one second, then an 8-voice drone cloud the next. a couple of pieces on the b-side mix voices from the apollo mission with some of the most absolutely fried pontillist blat i think i’ve ever heard ...
of the creel pones that have surfaced as of yet, this could very well be my favorite (i’m basing that status on the fact that i had never even heard of this lp prior to receiving the creel pone of it coupled with the fact that its so boss) ; entirely necessary, especially if the combination of a) early synthesizer manipulation b) home-studio strangeness c) late 60s midwest “psych” connotations floats your respective tugboat. capital-z zonked ..."
study no. 10 (9:57) 1965-66
in march for ann (5:05) 1967
points (6:57) 1968
magnificent desolation (16:52) 1968
study no. 3 (3:20) 1968
Creel Pone Press Release
This creel pone edition includes ::
1 x crystal-clear resealable polypropylene cd sleeve with a custom foil stamp affixed to the exterior
1 x double-sided six-color inkjet-printed hand-cut card-stock booklet
1 x six-color inkjet-printed compact disc recordable in a high-density round-bottom cd sleeve
"... now that the creel-pone series is in its teens; time for an irreverent late-60s blast of heavy synth-freakout / tape-psych weirdness from this cicero, illinois based composer, about whom...
is back-ordered. We will ship it separately in 10 to 15 days.