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Music to Freak Your Friends and Break Your Lease

Heins-Hoffman Richter (a.k.a. Rod McKuen)
Total Quantity Pressed: 300

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Upon its initial release in 1974, this “Symphony for Tape Delay, IBM Instruction Manual, & Ohm Septet” was credited to “recognized raconteur, genius, composer, musicologist, conductor” Heins Hoffman-Richter, whom the original liner notes blithely inform us, “died from an ear lobe tumor.” It turns out that the late Hoffman-Richter was none other than best-selling poet and all-time cult music hero Rod McKuen. Music to Freak Your Friends and Break Your Lease is Rod McKuen’s very own Metal Machine Music. He immersed himself in musique concrète, or music which utilizes recorded sounds as raw material, for the most unusual album in his vast discography. Like Lou Reed’s later experiment in feedback and noise, Freak Your Friends features no songs or traditionally structure...

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Release Type
1 LP
33 1/3 rpm
Vinyl Size
12 inch
Foil Stamped
Antifreeze Green
Direct-To-Board; Single
Mastering Studio
Sonic Vision Mastering
Mastering Engineer
Mike Milchnter
Pressing Location
Gotta Groove Records
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Music to Freak Your Friends and Break Your Lease

Heins-Hoffman Richter

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