Colin & Mingo - Goofy Music for Spontaneous Human Combustion

Colin & Mingo album cover

BAIT 40 (1997)

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

Cover art originally assembled by Noise E. Piranha-Underoos and reinterpreted by Mr. Beefy


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Side A / Disc 1

Hell Market Revisited

originally written by Colin, with added text by Mingo

The original script is narrated and performed by computerized voices.

This track is present only on the "Special Edition" cassette releases.

Voyage Centrale

written by Mingo

This piece orchestrates three source fragments:

This piece was originally created by sampling the banjo-like music and recording a loop of it on tape, and then sampling the French words and layering them individually so the female voice (chorused and lowered in pitch in the original) would say "voyage", and the male voice (raised in pitch in the original) would say "centrale". The piece was and is still just these elements repeating over and over.

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

Bag of Fun

written by Mingo

Hell Market Remix

originally written by Colin, but "remixed" by Mingo

This piece intermixes fragments of the original "drama", repeated in a rhythmic fashion and accompanied by a sampled and altered electronic rhythm.

This piece was originally created by combining all of the audio samples together directly, with a heavy echo effect added to the voices. Like "Voyage Centrale", it has been redone here and the end result is that it is much cleaner sounding. The original audio had been sampled at a much lower rate.

Necrophilia

written by Mingo

This selection is presented as an "instrumental", in the sense that the original lyrics are not present. Instead, many unidentified audio samples from television have been added throughout.

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

Augen: Gefährlich

music written by Mingo, words assembled by Colin & Mingo

This piece contains words from a German nursery rhyme, a German language textbook, and other German language instruction material.

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

The Veal Song

music written by Mingo, lyrics written by Colin

Several audio clips are played between verses:

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

Germans

written by Mingo

This piece incorporates audio clips from a television program or segment about German companies.

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

9 1/2 Weeks

music written by Mingo, words by Colin

The chorus is an electronically altered scripted conversation between Colin and Mingo. It was originally recorded 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 the "normal" sounding speech heard in this selection.

Voices

written by Mingo

The computer voices appearing throught this piece were obtained from an AT&T web site which allowed the web client to submit text to be spoken by the various voices.

My Name

written by Colin & Mingo

The music track is actually a small fragment of a piece of music digitized from an unknown radio program. It is being looped and pitch-shifted to achieve the basic rhythm. The second part, where a singer is apparently singing "yeah" is just the tail end of the same sample being played long enough to hear him start to sing something.

The other audio elements are excerpts from a longer audio recording made by Colin & Mingo in 1983.

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

Level 15

music written by Mingo, words and music written by Colin & Mingo

The audio clips heard in this piece are excerpts from a longer segment made by Colin & Mingo in 1983.

Among those audio elements used here from the original recording are several sections of a German language instruction recording, sometimes being played at 45 RPM instead of 33 RPM. The German language instruction is also being echoed and looped.

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

Cut Up

music written by Mingo, words selected by Colin & Mingo

Several different advertisements and other fragments are intercut randomly to produce an overall nonsensical text.

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

Table

music written by Mingo, words written by Colin & Mingo

This piece incorporates fragments of an original audio recording made by Colin & Mingo in 1986.

A True Story

music written by Mingo, words written by Colin & Mingo

This piece incorporates fragments of an original audio recording made by Colin & Mingo in 1984.

Charitable Machine

written by Mingo

This track is present only on the CD & "Special Edition" cassette releases.

Swing Job

written by Mingo

This track is present only on the CD & "Special Edition" cassette releases.

Pink Escape Kit

written by Mingo

This track is present only on the CD & "Special Edition" cassette releases.

Ass

written by Mingo

This piece incorporates fragments of dialog from a porno video of unknown origin.

The source material in this piece has been used without the permission of the copyright holder(s) (if any), so this piece is for private use only.

Seven Songs of Salt

written by Mingo

Side B / Disc 2

Edgy

written by Mingo

Swift Planetary Edge

written by Mingo

Cacogroove

written by Mingo

Playing the Tuna

written by Mingo

Triple Action

written by Mingo

This track is present only on the CD & "Special Edition" cassette releases.

Scenic Route

written by Mingo

This track is present only on the CD & "Special Edition" cassette releases.

The Lost Art of Contemplation

written by Mingo

This track is present only on the CD & "Special Edition" cassette releases.

Be Nice to Your Ribosome

written by Mingo

Symphony Ballistique

written by Mingo

Crescendo

written by Mingo

Return of the Man with the Big Boots

written by Mingo

Tales from the Swamp

written by Mingo

Interzone

written by Mingo

Eine kleine Schlachtmusik

written by Mingo

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