The name comes from a song title from The Residents' "Duck Stab" release. Many other rumors have come and gone over the years, one being that 60s experimental band Cromagnon shared members with the band. A must for REsidents fans and collectors, who have long called for its official release. This includes those songs written pre-1974, the "Residents Unincorporated" years, the year Cryptic formed. The Resident is an American medical drama television series that premiered on January 21, 2018, on the Fox Broadcasting Company as a mid-season replacement in the 2017–18 television season.The premiere was a lead-out to the Vikings-Eagles NFC Championship Game. Over the course of the year the band celebrated their 40th anniversary with a new tour (the second in the "Randy, Chuck and Bob" trilogy) entitled The Wonder of Weird. In 2014, the Residents began collaborating with director Don Hardy on a video series starring Randy, entitled In My Room, as well as a feature-length documentary film with producers Barton Bishoff and Josh Keppel covering the history of the group, entitled Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents. [28] Cryptic was formed in 1976 as a corporation in California by Jay Clem, Homer Flynn, Hardy W. Fox, and John Kennedy, all of whom denied having been band members. With her help she called the thief to tell him they knew he had it and that reps for Ralph were on their way. During this time, however, the band created a new live performance piece entitled Disfigured Night, which was performed a handful of times throughout the year, culminating in their performance at the Fillmore. Huddled Masses. Using Discogs to list the releases you have in your Collection is one of the main features of Discogs. “Duck Stab!/Buster & Glen, later renamed as just Duck Stab, is the fifth studio album by The Residents, released in November 1978. . The Cryptic Corporation has confirmed that there are many tapes in their archives dating back decades, but all were recorded before the group had officially become "The Residents" so the band does not generally consider them to be part of its discography. The official inception of the Residents was the release of Meet The Residents in 1974, but members of the group had worked together since 1969 or perhaps earlier. 5 and Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, among others. is a concept album, telling the story of an "emotional vampire" from a first-person perspective. Following Satisfaction the group began recording Eskimo in April of 1976, a concept album based upon the Theory Of Phonetic Organisation that suggests that music should not be confined to chords and structures, but instead should simply be a collection of fascinating noises. also 80 aching orphans the compilation is from the same label. The album, based around historical train wrecks from the late 19th century and early 20th century, featured collaborators such as Eric Drew Feldman and Nolan Cook, as well as the final songwriting and performance contributions from the recently retired Bobuck. The Residents' CD-ROM works were primarily designed and animated by artist Jim Ludtke. One of the most creative bands in the history of music. A group of doctors at Chastain Memorial Hospital face personal and professional challenges on a daily basis. Wormwood saw the group telling (often violent or explicit) stories from the Bible through song. Within the silk-screened cover of a dog dressed in a Santa suit was two seven inch records, consisting of four tracks - "Fire", "Lightning", "Explosion" and "Aircraft Damage". In January 2012, the Residents released the album Coochie Brake; it focused on an ambient, slightly ethnic sound, with lyrics in Spanish performed by, apparently, a new singer. The Residents. Maybe in another millennium or two lightening will strike again. Around the same time, the group began taking submissions for a new project, to be entitled I Am A Resident!, which would include fan-made covers of classic Residents tracks. They have undertaken seven major world tours and scored multiple films. A truly spectacular live performance that I am very glad to have witnessed. Music Reviews: It's Metal Meat & Bone: The Songs Of Dyin' Dog by The Residents released in 2020 via Cryptic Corp. The Residents performed at his wake, and this performance was later re-recorded in the studio and released in a limited edition as The Snakey Wake. In Between Dreams discarded the "Randy, Rico and Bob" personas which the band had been using since the beginning of the decade, and instead introduced "The Real Residents"; "Tyrone" the singer, "Eekie" the guitarist, "Erkie" the keyboardist, and a new member, percussionist "Cha Cha". I kind of get the impression that The Residents could only have existed because of lsd and the hippy days of the late 1960s. If you try them out and hate what you hear, try a different decade. Another rumor speculates that N. Senada may have been Captain Beefheart, because in the late 1960s Beefheart and his "Magic Band" lived in a residence on Ensenada Drive in Woodland Hills, California,[5] while recording Trout Mask Replica and Safe as Milk; Beefheart influence can also be heard in early Residents works. The recording was distributed in two editions of 400 before being deleted. It was a step up from previous shows, featuring more elaborate dance numbers and sets. The members of the group then decided to use this name, first becoming "Residents Unincorporated", then shortening it to the current name. Fingerprince received considerable coverage in the British Press, and was the first LP by the group to receive any critical attention when Jon Savage reviewed the album and its two predecessors favorably for the December 31st issue of Sounds Magazine. Eskimo was reissued in surround sound in 2003 and released on DVD, featuring a slideshow of still images conveying the album's narratives. Fearing that they were now taking themselves too seriously, The Residents remixed the "songs" in disco style, the results of which appeared on the EP Diskomo. [24] The production of this film involved the digital transfer of the group's many years of archived video, film and tape, including the production materials shot for Vileness Fats between 1972 and 1976. and "The Bunny Boy" (2006–2009), 2010–2017: "Randy, Chuck and Bob" and "The Ghost of Hope", "Talking Light" and "Sam's Enchanted Evening" (2010–2012), "The Wonder of Weird" and "Theory of Obscurity" (2012–2015), "Shadowland", the departure of Charles Bobuck, and "The Ghost of Hope" (2015–2016), 2017–present: "The Real Residents" and "pREServed" series, Eskimo Liner Notes (Ralph Records, ESK7906) [1979], The Residents - Fingerprince Liner Notes, (Ralph Records RR1276) [1977], Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Learn how and when to remove this template message, The Big Bubble: Part Four of the Mole Trilogy, Stars & Hank Forever: The American Composers Series, Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978–1984, George & James: The American Composers Series, vol. This page has links to the official web site, google+ home page, facebook, youtube, myspace, twitter, bandcamp, reverbnation. 1, Stars & Hank Forever: The American Composers Series, vol. The Residents followed up Fingerprince with their Duck Stab! According to Homer Flynn, the band "had to borrow equipment from people there in the town" including instruments and costumes to make the performance. Yes, I love the early stuff too. The group had hoped to record at least ten volumes in this series (which was projected to continue until the year 2000), but only two albums from this period saw completion and release – 1984's George and James (dedicated to George Gershwin and James Brown) and 1986's Stars & Hank Forever: The American Composers Series (featuring tributes to Hank Williams and John Philip Sousa). Video projections and unusual flexible screens were added to the stage set, creating an unsettling ambiance. The group also formed Ralph Records at this time, as a small, independent label to release and promote their own work. To promote the album, The Residents purchased 40 one-minute advertising slots on San Francisco's most popular Top-40 radio station at the time, KFRC, such that the station played each track of their album over three days. The first part of this show was recorded in the studio and released as the Buckaroo Blues EP, and the third part became 1989's The King & Eye, a surreal biography of Elvis Presley consisting entirely of covers of classic Presley singles. EP – their most accessible release up to that point. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2020 Gold Lathe Cut release of Tourniquet Of Roses on Discogs. Welcome to the Residents Wiki, your number one resource for everything Residents related! festival for their "33rd Anniversary", performing a two-hour retrospective set entitled The Way We Were. As well as continuing to examine their voluminous archives for the ongoing pREServed series, the group have also been working on album releases – Intruders was released in October 2018, and Metal, Meat & Bone, the "blues" album previewed during the In Between Dreams tour, is due for release in July 2020. [16] The sudden success of Fingerprince and its predecessors caused the group to briefly half production on their Avant Garde "Eskimo" album, to create something more appealing to the newer audience. While attempting to make a living, the group purchased crude recording equipment and began to build on their home recording and tape editing skills, as well as photography, painting, and anything remotely to do with art that they could afford. The Residents had only intended to wear these costumes for the cover of Eskimo, but adopted the costumes in the longer term as it provided them with a unique and recognisable image. In January 2010, The Residents began a tour entitled Talking Light, with dates in North America and Europe. Album. The discography of The Residents officially dates from Christmas 1972 to the present day (though recordings from some years earlier are also known to exist). In 2002, as a response to the September 11 attacks, The Residents recorded the album Demons Dance Alone and followed this with a tour of the same name. Commercial Album also led to the creation of One Minute Movies, a short film by the group with collaborator Graeme Whifler consisting of music videos for four tracks from the album. Onstage and in the studio, Bobuck was replaced by a new addition to the band, "Rico". A synopsis for the Residents' 2012-stage production "Sam's Enchanted Evening" provides the name "Randy Rose" as that of the Residents' lead singer. God in Three Persons, a lengthy poetic fable in a clear narrative format, tells the story of a colonel who visits a carnival and becomes entranced by a pair of mysterious and androgynous Siamese twins. The Residents were not bothered by this deviation from the original plan not to release this album as the 1978 release ultimately did not affect the philosophical conditions under which it was originally recorded. I Am A Resident! Background. Mar 30, 2019 - Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Residents - Mark Of The Mole at Discogs. KBOO DJ Barry Schwam (Schwump, who also recorded with the Residents) promoted them on his program as well. De startede i 1972 og udgav deres første plade det år, en dobbelt 45 RPM kaldet Santa Dog. a fantastic 4 cd box set ! * Video by The Residents ** Video by Graeme Whiffler and The Residents *** Video animated by The Residents. The Residents discography and songs: Music profile for The Residents, formed 1971. as i'm listening to the meet the residents cd that came today, the sound quality is fantastic as are the extras . With these new instruments, they recorded and released Freak Show; a concept album in which each track offers an insight to the character of a circus freak. The songs were stories about various characters' obsessions with ghosts, imaginary people, and supernatural phenomena. A replacement, Eric Drew Feldman, was chosen for Chuck who continues to perform with the band under the name "Rico". The Eye was returned but was in bad condition from being thrown around and the Residents decided that it was a superfluous shell of its former self. They sent copies of Santa Dog to west coast radio stations with no response until Bill Reinhardt, program director of KBOO-FM in Portland, Oregon received a copy and played it heavily on his show. After four years of filming (from 1972 to 1976) the project was reluctantly cancelled because of time, space, and monetary constraints. $32.99 New. The album would feature acoustic soundscapes inspired by Inuit culture[13], whilst parodying American ignorance of other cultures. The Warner Bros. Album remained officially unreleased by the group until 2018, when it was remastered and re-issued in a limited edition as part of their comprehensive "pREServed" campaign. VISIONARIES, TRAILBLAZERS, OUTLAWS, SONIC ASTRONAUTS, WITCHES, WIZARDS, SLUDGELORDS, VIXENS, NOISE MONGERS, GENIUSES & BEAUTIFUL WEIRDOS that you should hear before you die. Following the success of the podcast, The Residents launched a weekly video series on YouTube featuring Timmy, the lead character from the Bad Day On The Midway CD-ROM. A subset of that belief is that Flynn is the lyricist and that Fox writes the music. Fan Resources. 1 The Delta Nudes/Residents, Uninc. To inaugurate the new business, the group recorded and pressed the Santa Dog EP (1972), their first recorded output to be released to the public. Previously unreleased, legendary pre-Residents album, an accompaniment to RSD 2018's successful W***** B*** Album. It's strange that people still think they're a foursome - or that they ever were - when the setup actually always shifted, AND you can see them "in the flesh" on YouTube snippets... George & James (American Composer Series - Volume 1), The Census Taker (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), The Big Bubble (Part Four Of The Mole Trilogy), Stars & Hank Forever! Peter Principle of Tuxedomoon claimed that he and others "eventually figured out that the guy doing the graphics and the engineer in the studio were, in fact, the Residents. 2009 saw the release of The UGHS! The Residents have acknowledged the existence of at least two (of perhaps hundreds) unreleased reel-to-reel items dating from this era, titled The Ballad of Stuffed Trigger and Rusty Coathangers For The Doctor. Artwork features original unseen imagery and artefacts from The Residents’ archive. Les Claypool, frontman of rock band Primus, and Gerald Casale of new wave band Devo claimed to have been accused of being members of the band; and Mark Mothersbaugh is alleged to have played keyboards during the band's 13th-anniversary tour. Not that I'm complaining, my tastes are very eclectic and they are certainly something. It consists of dozens of studio, live, and compilation albums, as well as many singles, digital releases and offshoot projects. Discogs is committed to being open source, which includes making sales data public. [citation needed] Better known by his stage name, "6025," Cadona was in the original lineup of the Dead Kennedys and appears on a live album by Snakefinger. For other uses, see, An eyeball helmet used by The Residents in concert, 1965–1972: Origins and Residents Unincorporated, "Santa Dog", "Meet The Residents", "Not Available" & "The Third Reich 'n Roll" (1972–1974), 'Eskimo', 'Fingerprince', 'Duck Stab, & Rise in popularity (1976–1979), 1981–1990: New technology and live performances, The American Composers Series and 13th Anniversary Show (1984–1986), "Freak Show" and "Our Finest Flowers" (1990–1993), "The Gingerbread Man", "Bad Day on the Midway" and the "missing year" (1994–1997), "Demons Dance Alone" and "Animal Lover" (2001–2005), "The River of Crime", "Tweedles!" Only three parts of The Mole Trilogy were released; parts I, II (1982's The Tunes of Two Cities) and IV (1985's The Big Bubble: Part Four of the Mole Trilogy), in addition to releases of related material such as 1983's Intermission EP. The Residents later were interviewed on MTV where they told the story of it being stolen. Catch new, season 3 episodes Tuesdays at 8/7c on FOX! The Residents discography and songs: Music profile for The Residents, formed 1971. In December, the band began celebrating the upcoming 40th anniversary of their first release, the Santa Dog EP, and released an "infomercial" starring Randy Rose promoting the release of The Residents' Ultimate Box Set – a 28-cubic-foot refrigerator containing the first pressings of every Residents release to date, as well as other ephemera (such as an eyeball mask and top hat). Since their first official release, Meet the Residents (1974), the group has released over sixty albums, numerous music videos and short films, three CD-ROM projects, and ten DVDs.They have undertaken seven major world tours and scored multiple films. Since their first official release, Meet the Residents (1974), the group has released over sixty albums, numerous music videos and short films, three CD-ROM projects, and ten DVDs. The Beatles Play the Residents and the Residents Play the Beatles, Intermission: Extraneous Music from the Residents' Mole Show, "San Francisco Mural Arts – Mission – Sycamore Street", "The Third Reich 'n' Roll - Historical - The Residents", "He Was Bitter At The End (Satisfaction) | Grandpa Gio and The Residents", "Residents: Meet the Residents *****; Third Reich 'N' Roll *****; Finger Prince *****. The 13th Anniversary Show Live in the U.S.A. Supposedly born in 1907 and dying in 1993 at the age of 86, Senada was one of The Residents' earliest collaborators, having arrived in San Mateo, California, with Philip "Snakefinger" Lithman. Word of the unnamed group's experimentation spread, and in 1969 British guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Phil Lithman, known as Snakefinger, began to participate with them. In 1987, The Residents were in the initial stages of preparing their new concept piece God in Three Persons, when they received the news that their friend and long-time collaborator Philip "Snakefinger" Lithman had died of a sudden heart attack. She told him the Residents were going to Georgia in a few weeks and that it needed to be retrieved as soon as possible. He posited that "It is possible that the creative core of the Residents is the duo of Flynn and Fox." Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from The Residents at the Discogs Marketplace. After the two-week run in Japan, the band took the show to the US. The Residents made one more attempt at a CD-ROM game, I Murdered Mommy!, in 1998, but left this effort unfinished and unreleased, instead moving onto another new concept. The artists who became The Residents met in high school in Shreveport, Louisiana in the early 1960s. 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