Colin & Mingo - Dansveisla

Colin & Mingo CD front cover

BAIT 44 (2015)

[Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States]

Cover art by Mingo using a public-domain vector graphic: Disco People Dancing Party Afro


This album is dedicated to the memory of Gregory E. Keklak (Colin), who died while we were working on it.

Download or stream Dansveisla for free from the Internet Archive.

CD Availability

Copies of this album on CD may be available. To inquire, send email to:

colinandmingo AT pobox.com

Track Listing

Airbag

July 1997. Previously unreleased.

Mingo composed and performed this instrumental track as an all-MIDI music track.

A True Story

July 1996. Originally appeared on Goofy Music for Spontaneous Human Combustion

Words and voices by Colin & Mingo. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track and incorporated fragments of an original audio recording from 1984.

Hell Market Remix

October 1996. Originally appeared on Goofy Music for Spontaneous Human Combustion
Source material from The Munich Duck Accident

Words and voices by Colin & Mingo. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-sampled music track and incorporated fragments of an original recording repeated in a rhythmic fashion.

9½ Weeks

December 1996. Originally appeared on Goofy Music for Spontaneous Human Combustion

Words by Colin. Voices by Colin & Mingo. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track and incorporated an electronically altered scripted conversation between Colin & Mingo. The original recording of the conversation was made while holding down the fast-forward button, and had been spoken so as to appear to be played forwards when the recording was played while holding down the rewind button. The original recording was digitized and then electronically sped up and reversed to produce forward speech.

Table

May 1997. Originally appeared on Goofy Music for Spontaneous Human Combustion
Source material from The Munich Duck Accident

Words and voices by Colin & Mingo. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track and incorporated fragments of an original audio recording made in 1986.

Liquored Up

March 2000. Originally appeared on Endangered Feces Vol. I
Also appeared on Trove

Words and voice by Colin (but mangled by Mingo). Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

Commentary

March 2000. Originally appeared on Trove

Words and voice by Colin & Mingo. Colin & Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

You Always Make Everything Worse

August 2000. Originally appeared on Trove

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

A Mile a Minute

August 2000. Originally appeared on Trove

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

I Never Knew

March 2002. Originally appeared on Electrosmog

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

Born in a Tree

June 2002. Originally appeared (as a "hidden" track) on Electrosmog

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

Science Needs a Corpse

June 2002. Originally appeared on Electrosmog

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

She's Alive Again

July 2002. Originally appeared on Electrosmog

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

Recycler

July 2002. Originally appeared on Electrosmog

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed and performed the music for this track as an all-MIDI music track on the Yamaha DJX.

Piercing-Heart Elbow

April 2004. Originally appeared on Electrosmog

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed the music for this track in as an all-MIDI music track and performed it on the Yamaha DJX.

Light Magnet

May 2004. Originally appeared on Electrosmog

Words and voice by Colin. Mingo composed the music for this track in as an all-MIDI music track and performed it on the Yamaha DJX.

Festival of Light

January 2007. Originally published within a video podcast.
Also appeared on Spurning

Words and voice by Colin (as "Magakrampi"). Mingo (as "Blanda") composed the music for this track (120 BPM) in and performed it using soft synths and electric guitar.

A video was supposed to be here.

Pinholes

July 2007. Originally appeared on Spurning

Words and Voice by Colin (as "Magakrampi"). Mingo (as "Blanda") composed the music for this track (120 BPM) in and performed it using only soft synths.

Maxwell Montes Download Live #1

June 2008. Previously released as a podcast.

Words (mostly) and voice by Colin. Mingo composed the music for this track and performed it using only soft synths.

Features "live" recordings of:

  1. We Have Mutated (Original version from Combat for Decency)
  2. The Veal Song (Original version from Goofy Music for Spontaneous Human Combustion)

Conidium

March 2009. Originally appeared on Sporangia

Words and voice by Colin (as "Magakrampi"). Mingo (as "Blanda") composed the music for this track and performed it using soft synths only.

Maxwell Montes Download #2

August 2009. Previously released as a podcast.

Words (mostly) by Colin. Voices by Colin & Mingo except Icelandic introduction by Arnþór Snær Sævarsson. Mingo composed the music for this track and performed it using only soft synths.

Features "live" recordings of:

  1. Phrenology (Original version from The Air-Conditioned Nightmare)
  2. Ad Absurdum (Original version from The Air-Conditioned Nightmare)

Hvannadalshnúkur

October 2009. Originally appeared on Исландия

Mingo (as "Blanda") composed and performed this 106-BPM instrumental track using only soft synths and the encouragement of Colin (as "Magakrampi").

The Great Unknown

February 2010. Previously unreleased.

Words and voice by Colin (as "Magakrampi"). Mingo (as "Blanda") composed and performed the music for this track using only soft synths.

Gravastar

March 2010. Previously unreleased.

Mingo (as "Blanda") composed and performed this instrumental track using only soft synths and the encouragement of Colin (as "Magakrampi").

A Word About Words

June 2010. Previously unreleased.

Words and voice by Colin (as "Magakrampi"). Mingo (as "Blanda") composed and performed the music for this track using only soft synths.

We Have Mutated (2005 Mix)

2005. Previously unreleased.
Original version from Combat for Decency

Mingo wrote the title/chorus, but otherwise words by Colin. Voice by Colin. Mingo composed the music for this track, including programming the Synsonics. Mingo performed the keyboard parts and James Pinto played guitar.

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All images, audio compositions, video compositions, lyrics, and production notes are original works and may be shared but not changed or used for commercial purposes without permission (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 US unless otherwise indicated).

Email: colinandmingo AT pobox.com

Last updated: 2015/09/19 15:12:26