UNTT 350 – This Inbred Species, The Hippobluntommyling (CD/Digital, HysM? 2016). UNTT 350’s sophomore album is the soundtrack to a post-apocalyptic nano scavenge of viral-cyber ASMR phantasm. “If Cyberpunk was a musical genre, this album would be its manifesto.” Featuring Francesco Calandrino on all kinds of analogue equipment, and Kevin Shea on electronics, tape manipulation, percussion and wind instruments.
NOMOTO – s/t (Digital, 2016). NOMOTO features guitarists Jeremy Wilms & Nick Demopoulos, bassist Danton Boller, drummers Tomas Fujiwara & Kevin Shea! “NOMOTO approach the concepts of mind expansion through compositions based in repitition and collective improvisation. Elements of Metal, Math Rock, Punk Rock, Prog Rock, Minimalism, Free Jazz, Through Composed, and Spontaneously Improvised musics find a common core in this band, none of it seeming forced or compromised.”
Mostly Other People Do The Killing – Live (Digital, For Tune 2016). Peter Evans – trumpet, Jon Irabagon – saxophone, Moppa Elliott – bass, Kevin Shea – drums and electronics. Recorded live during Jazz & Beyond Improvised Music Festival October 29th, 2012 at Jazz Klub Hipnoza in Katowice (Poland).
Talibam! + Matt Nelson + Ron Stabinsky – HARD VIBE (LP/Digital, ESP-Disk’ 2016). HARD VIBE is a new cosmic-modular jazz quartet based in New York City featuring saxophonist Matt Nelson, pianist Ron Stabinsky, keyboardist Matthew Mottel, and drummer Kevin Shea. Inspired by Herbie Hancock’s ’70’s space-music and long-form repetitive works like Miles Davis’ On The Corner, Hard Vibe has a trans-minimalist compositional impetus with an atypical array of structural obstructions. To be released late 2016!
Talibam! – 2049 (LP/Digital, ESP-Disk’ 2016). Electronic abstract instrumental game-soundtrack action-music. Sci-fi psychedelics for the future. In 2049, the race to claim sovereign territory in Antarctica is in full effect. To be released late 2016!
Talibam! & Alan Wilkinson – It Is Dangerous To Lean Out…E Pericoloso Spongers (Cassette/Digital, Astral Spirits 2016). “Veteran British improviser Alan Wilkinson teams up with NYC absurdists Talibam! for a gonzoid session that sounds like a jazz trio fed through Google’s Deep Dream software.” – The Quietus. Six years after the release of their debut, Talibam! & Alan Wilkinson are pleased to present their sophomore album, It is Dangerous To Lean Out (E Pericoloso Sporgersi)! Available as a limited edition cassette from Astral Spirits, It is Dangerous features two volcanic performances from the Sant’anna Arresi Jazz Festival in Sardinia, Italy.
Yoni Kretzmer (sax) + Jason Anemian (bass) + Kevin Shea (drums) – Until Your Throat is Dry (CD/Digital, OutNow Recordings 2016).
Kevin Shea’s Lonely Gold Mine of Symbiotic Subterfuge – Extinction (Digital 2016). Sam Kulik trombone/effects, Tim Dahl synth, Ron Stabinsky piano, Tom Blancarte bass, Kevin Shea drums/voice. Kevin Shea collages together popular song excerpts with his own music and spontaneous cues as interpreted by his all-star NYC band Lonely Gold Mine of Symbiotic Subterfuge.
Beninghove’s Hangmen – Zohove (CD/Digital 2016). Dane Johnson guitar, Eval Maoz guitar, Rick Parker trombone, Ezra Gale bass, Shawn Baltazor drums, & Bryan Benninghove saxophones. Guest drums on 4 songs: Kevin Shea.
TALIBAM!. – Launchpad #8 (Oneohtrix Point Never). The “Launch Pad” series was created by Talibam! to explore new sound relationships in the digital world. Using recent album releases by contemporary artists as the launching pad, Talibam! feels inspired to paint and mold the music into a new species, blurring the lines between inconspicuous and conspicuous consumption/appropriation. Launch Pad #8 features Oneohtrix Point Never’s “Garden of Delete” as the catalyst.
Sam Kulik. – The Broadcast (available as packs of baseball cards Bort Records 2015). Sam recorded himself doing the play-by-play of a 9-inning game between the Marlins and Mets and then set the whole thing to music. The 3-hour narration is issued as a set of 20 baseball cards, each of which unlocks an mp3 at samkulik.com/baseball. Look for autographs and other rarities! featuring Sam Kulik, Kamala Sankaram, Matt Nelson, Ian Antonio, Russell Greenberg, Jon Lipscomb, Louise DE Jensen, Kyle Forester, Tom Blancarte, Ed Pastorini, Shahzad Ismaily, Moppa Elliott, Amie Weiss, Karen Waltuch, Austin Vaughn, Rick Burkhardt, Kabloona, Jeremiah Cymerman, Kevin Shea, Dubl Handi, Brandon Seabrook, Bruce Eisenbeil, Tony Bianco, Matt Mottel, Yasunao Tone, Lisa Clair, Frantz Loriot, and others.
Mostly Other People Do The Killing. – Mauch Chunk (CD/LP/Digital Hot Cup 2015). Jon Irabagon alto, Ron Stabinsky piano, Moppa Elliott bass, Kevin Shea drums.
KEVIN SHEA – It’s Christmas Day 2Day (Digital 2015). Experimental electronic holiday music.
TALIBAM!. – Talibam! Piano Sequenza (VHS tape, ultra limited-edition of 10, published by Endless Editions). Piano Sequenza is a unique composition by Talibam! coinciding with their performance at Lincoln Center’s Sound + Vision Festival. As a celebration of the 50-year anniversary of Luciano Berio’s Sequenza IV for Piano, Talibam! decided to take on the compositional challenge of creating their very own Piano Sequenza and supplemental video.
Kevin Shea – Songs For The Summertime Picnic (Digital 2015).
Chris Pitsiokos Trio – Gordian Twine (CD/Digital 2015). Chris Pitsiokos sax + Max Johnson bass + Kevin Shea drums.
Yasunao Tone + TALIBAM! + Sam Kulik – Double Automatism (lim. Ed. of 500 180gr LPs in a silk-screened sleeve incl. download code, Karl Records 2015). Sam Kulik trombone, Matt Mottel synth/electronics, Kevin Shea midi mallet percussion, Yasunao Tone specially made app mp3 deviations. Be prepared for a stormy noise attack with analogue synths and other devices, trombone and more!
TALIBAM! – Free World (40-minute cassette + digital, lim. Ed. of 100, Körper / Leib 2015). Matt Mottel + Kevin Shea: live instruments, midi, electronics, tape manipulation etc. This is the first installment of the Part Two of Talibam!’s Launch Pad series.
NEBADON – The Destroyed House (Digital, Scores also available, 2015). David Earl Buddin – composition and electronics and modulation + Dominika Michalowska – voice, synth, percussion + Kevin Shea – percussion.
TALIBAM! contributed our new track “Aufhebong” to this cassette compilation based in Reykjavik (Cassette/digital, Lady Boy Records 2015). Matt Mottel synth/electronics, Kevin Shea programming. TALIBAM! interview.
TRIPPING LANDLOCKED INFIDELS –
Soul Cream From Daisy Bluffs (Digital, 2015). Fritz Welch and Kevin Shea on drums/electronics, plus Andrew Barker guest cello on one track.
COLONIC YOUTH – Fountain Of Youth (Infrequent Seams 2014).
James Ilgenfritz doublebass + Philip White electronics + Dan Blake sax + Kevin Shea drums.
FORM and MESS
– s/t (LP/CD/Digital Sick Room Records 2014).
George Draguns electric bass
Nick Millevoi guitar
Kevin Shea drums
GREAT LAKES – “Into the Fold” (CD-Record PIAPTK 2014). Cover of a song by Dean Wareham. Ben Crum – voice/guitars/etc, Kevin Shea drums, etc. CD-Records are CD/Vinyl hybrid discs that will play in your CD Player AND on your turntable.
– Solarists (CD/Digital New Atlantis 2014).
Ed Ricart bass
Nick Millevoi guitar
Dan Blacksberg trombone
Kevin Shea drums
MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING – Blue (CD/Digital Hot Cup Records Oct 14 2014). Ron Stabinsky piano, Peter Evans trumpet, Jon Irabagon saxes, Moppa Elliott bass, Kevin Shea drums. This is a note-for-note recreation of Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue.
MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING – Hannover (CD/Digital Jazzwerkstatt Oct 2014). Peter Evans trumpet, Jon Irabagon sax, Moppa Elliott bass/composition, Kevin Shea drums. This is MOPDTK’s 2nd live album.
– 3xaWomen (The Misplaced Files) (LP/CD/Digital Telegraph Harp 2014).
Mary Halvorson guitar/voice/composition
Kyle Forester bass/voice/harmonies
Kevin Shea drums/voice/lyrics
Farvefisen Blomstrer (CD/Digital 2014).
Louise Dam Eckardt Jensen saxophone/flute/vocals/electronics
+ Brandon Seabrook guitar +
Tom Blancarte upright bass +
Kevin Shea drums. Purchase at Squidco.
YULENOG 10 – s/t (CD HOT CUP 2014). Get punched in the face by Santa Claus.
MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING – Red Hot (CD/Digital Hot Cup Records 2013). David Taylor bass trombone, Ron Stabinsky piano, Brandon Seabrook banjo/electronics, Peter Evans trumpet, Jon Irabagon saxes, Moppa Elliott contrabass/compositions, Kevin Shea drums. iTunes.
NEBADON – The Destroyed Book (Free Digital EP, Pukekos.org 2013). Nebadon is a Brooklyn-based new music ensemble featuring Dominika Michalowska (voice/percussion/synthesizer), Kevin Shea (percussion) and David Buddin (composition/filters/modulation). The music is generated by the superimposition of several layers of sonic material with each layer moving at a different speed. It is typical of the temporal quality of our familiar universe where varied time structures are always going on at once.
MICAH GAUGH – The Blue Fairy Mermaid Princess (CD/LP/Digital Africantape 2013). Micah Gaugh voice/sax/piano/songs, Dan Bodwell contrabass, Kevin Shea drums.
UNTT 350 – nude long hugs (CDr haveyousaidmidi 2013). Francesco Calandrino and Kevin Shea… rancid cassette manipola(c)tion and blow critters drum drum drum kit.
Talibam! – Puff Up The Volume (CD/LP/Digital C.H. 2012). Matt Mottel voice/keys, Kevin Shea voice/drums. Puff Up The Volume is Talibam!’s Rap debut. To purchase the LP or CD please write firstname.lastname@example.org
Talibam! – Step Into The Marina (7″/Digital C.H. 2012). Matt Mottel voice/keys, Kevin Shea voice/drums. This is the first single from Talibam!’s Rap debut Puff Up The Volume. To purchase the 7″ please write email@example.com
TALIBAM! AND SAM KULIK – Discover Atlantass (CD/ComicBook Belly Kids 2012). Belly Kids have teamed up with Talibam! and maestro multi-instrumentalist/trombonist/song-writer Sam Kulik to put together a conceptual adventure into the bowels of the magical city of Atlantis. The 19-track, 80 minute CD comes accompanied with a kick ass 30 page comic book, drawn up by James Clapham. “Discover AtlantASS” tells the story of a young teen named Franklin who gets abducted to the undersea world of Atlantis by a laid-back revolutionary jazz fish named Stinge. Together, they are ready to combat a disastrous oil spill which has nearly eradicated the vibrant community of poets, musicians, artists and fornicators who inhabit the undersea paradise.
TALIBAM! – Launch Pad #1 (Dirty Projectors) (online-streaming 2012). The “Launch Pad” series was created by Talibam! (Matt Mottel & Kevin Shea) to explore new sound relationships in the digital world. Using recent album releases by contemporary artists as the launching pad, Talibam! feels inspired to paint and mold the music into a new species, blurring the lines between inconspicuous and conspicuous consumption/appropriation.
TALIBAM! – Launch Pad #2 (Frank Ocean) (online-streaming 2012). The “Launch Pad” series was created by Talibam! (Matt Mottel & Kevin Shea) to explore new sound relationships in the digital world. Using recent album releases by contemporary artists as the launching pad, Talibam! feels inspired to paint and mold the music into a new species, blurring the lines between inconspicuous and conspicuous consumption/appropriation.
TALIBAM! – Launch Pad #3 (MBV) (online-streaming 2013). The “Launch Pad” series was created by Talibam! (Matt Mottel & Kevin Shea) to explore new sound relationships in the digital world. Using recent album releases by contemporary artists as the launching pad, Talibam! feels inspired to paint and mold the music into a new species, blurring the lines between inconspicuous and conspicuous consumption/appropriation.
V/A – Winners Don’t Shiver — Another Piped-In From Head Office Records Compilation (CDr pifho 2012). “They are loved, loathed, feared, despised and even worshiped; human beings whose appearances and natures often conspire to defy that very description. We call them freaks.” This compilation features a track by Tripping Landlocked Infidels (Fritz Welch and Kevin Shea on drums/etc) entitled With Spleen In Pocket.
YULENOG 8 – More Sex, Violence & Drinking (Free download, Hot Cup Records 2012). Nathan Kuruna (vocals, mouth harp, theremin, bells, various) Moppa Elliott (producer, mixing and mastering bass, flutes, percussion, various) Amanda DeMatto (piano) Charles Evans (piano, drums, metronome) Kyle Forrester (various) Jon Irabagon (various) Sam Kulik (trombone, guitar, bass, vocals) Matt Nelson (sax, snake charmer flute, various) Kevin Shea (drums, various) etc.
AMERICAN LIBERTY LEAGUE – Going To Coney Island (free download pukekos.org 2011). David Earl Buddin on piano and vocals, Tim Dahl on synthesizer, and Kevin Shea on snare drum. Produced by BJ Rubin, engineered by Jason LaFarge at Seizures Palace. They can be seen regularly as the house band on The BJ Rubin Show.
MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING – The Coimbra Concert (CD Clean Feed Records 2011). Peter Evans (trumpet) Jon Irabagon (sax) Moppa Elliott (upright bass, compositions) Kevin Shea (drums).
MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING – Live At Newport Jazz Festival (free download, npr.org 2011). Peter Evans (trumpet) Jon Irabagon (sax) Moppa Elliott (upright bass, compositions) Kevin Shea (drums).
RHYS CHATHAM – Outdoor Spell (LP/CD/MP3/FLAC Northern Spy Records 2011). Rhys Chatham (voice/trumpet/composition) with Beatriz Rojas (cajón on ‘Corn Maiden’s Rite’), Jean-Marc Montera (electric guitar on ‘the Magician’) and Kevin Shea (drums on ‘the Magician’).
THE SPINNING WHEEL DRIVES BAND – 100% Totally Free Ringtones (CD Versus Trade 2011). Rainer Jancis (fretless 7 string gtr) Tim Dahl (bass) Kevin Shea (drums). The Spinning Wheel Drives Band on kauaaegse muusiku ja helilooja Rainer Jancise uus band. Fretless-kitarril tema ja rütmiplatformil kaks ameeriklast. Trummar Kevin Shea on Raineri vana iidol ja bassist Tim Dahl’il on metal-muusika taust. TSWDB on vabaimprovisatsiooniline punkjazz, kivikõva avangard, kus järeleandmisi ei tehta ja vange ei võeta.
V/A – 101 Things To Do in Bongolia (CD Electric Cowbell Records 2011). 101 Things To Do In Bongolia is a sonic brochure of Electric Cowbell’s first batch of 7″ singles from 2010-2011 with the addition of some bonus tracks and remixes from the label’s current releases. This compilation includes the track Cosmic Attidude from Talibam!‘s 2010 Cosmoplitude 7″ (a co-release by ESP-Disk’ and Electric Cowbell Records). Talibam!’s COSMIC ATTIDUDE delivers scrambling shape-shifting disco manoeuvres that cross-pollinate Brainiac and Lady Gaga with Captain Beefheart and Salem in the astral post-jazz firmament.
COMBINEHARVESTER – Some Ditty, A Mountain II (LPgatefold + mp3/flac, A Tree In A Field Records 2010). Marlon McNeill (guitar/voice/composition) Kevin Shea (drums). iTunes
GREAT LAKES – Ways Of Escape (CD Orange Twin Records 2010). Ben Crum (guitars/voice/songs) with David Lerner (bass) Jay Israelson (piano) Joe McGinty (organ and electric piano) Phil Sterk (pedal steel) Linda Rosenbury (violin) Heather McIntosh (cello) Jon Natchez (bass clarinet, baritone and tenor saxophones) Suzanne Nienaber (backing vocals) Kevin Shea (drums).
HEY!TONAL – s/t CD (Africantape Records 2010). Mitch Cheney (guitar), Dave Davison (guitar), Alan Mills (instruments), Theo Katsounis (bass), Kevin Shea (drums). CD SOLD OUT. iTunes
I WAS A KING – Old Friends (CD/LP Sounds Familyre Records 2010). Frode Strømstad (guitar/voice/songs) Anne Lise Frøkedal, Daniel Smith, John Ringhofer, Emil Nikolaisen, Joshua Stamper, Kevin Shea (drums).
I WAS A KING – (split 7″ Sounds Familyre Records 2010). “Daybreak” from IWAKs “Old Friends” and “Lil Norge” from Danielsons “Best Of Gloucester County”. Both remixed in best ways by Kramer. I Was A King musicians: Frode Strømstad (guitar/voice/songs) Anne Lise Frøkedal, Daniel Smith, John Ringhofer, Emil Nikolaisen, Joshua Stamper, Kevin Shea (drums).
MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING – Forty Fort (CD Hot Cup Records 2010). Peter Evans (trumpet) Jon Irabagon (sax) Moppa Elliott (upright bass, compositions) Kevin Shea (drums).
PEEESSEYE & TALIBAM! – s/t (CD + 2xLP 2010 w/gatefold — released as a continuous mix CD with no breaks by Invada Records, and as a limited 600 print double LP w/gatefold plus 18 minute bonus track by Smeraldina-Rima Records). Collaborative album between colleagues in debauchery, artwork by Rachel Lowther. Featuring Jaime Fennelly (electronics) Chris Forsyth (guitar) Matt Mottel (synthesizer) Kevin Shea (drums) Fritz Welch (drums/electronics/voice). iTunes
PETER EVANS QUARTET – Live In Lisbon (CD Clean Feed Records 2010). Peter Evans (trumpet/compositions) with Ricardo Gallo (piano) Tom Blancarte (upright bass) Kevin Shea (drums). iTunes
PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ – White Light / White Heat (LP Hot Cup Records 2010). BJ Rubin (voice) and Kevin Shea (drums) w/guests Moppa Elliott (upright bass) Jon Irabagon (saxophone) Sam Kulik (trombone) Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Nate Wooley (trumpet). iTunes
TALIBAM! – Cosmoplitude (7″ released by ESP-Disk’ in collaboration with Electric Cowbell Records 2010). It’s an hours worth of WFMU’s eclectic programming distilled down into a three minute 7″ – 7inches. Featuring Matt Mottel (synthesizer/voice) and Kevin Shea (drums/voice). Recorded/mixed by Talibam!
TALIBAM! WITH ALAN WILKINSON – Dem Ol’ Apple Pie Melodies (LP Bo’ Weavil Recordings 2010). Matt Mottel (synthesizer) Kevin Shea (drums) Alan Wilkinson (saxophone). Limited to 300 hand-numbered copies, with hand-screened artwork. iTunes
TALIBAM! + Ne Travaillez Jamais
split 7″ limited to 300 copies (Musica per ORgani Caldi Records 2010). The Talibam! song Sexchopper features Matt Mottel (synthesizer/voice) and Kevin Shea (drums/voice). Recorded live in Naples, Italy.
Yulenog 6 – Holiday Whines & Spirits (CD Hot Cup Records 2010). Nathan Kuruna (vocals, mouth harp, theremin, bells, various) Moppa Elliott (producer, mixing and mastering bass, flutes, percussion, various) Jason Beckham (vocals) Erin Bush (guitar, drums, misc) Amanda DeMatto (piano) Charles Evans (piano, drums, metronome) Peter Evans (slide trumpet, various) Danny Fischer (drums) Kyle Forrester (guitar, various) Mary Fry (guitar, dog) Jon Irabagon (C Melody sax, piano, bass, various) Sam Kulik (trombone, guitar, flute, bass, vocals) Matt Nelson (sax, snake charmer flute, various) Kyle Saulnier (guitar, vocals, various) Kevin Shea (drums, various) Aaron Wolfe (guitar, vocals). iTunes
Puttin’ On The Ritz – Gigantic b/w 4’33” (MP3 Pukekos 2009). BJ Rubin (voice) and Kevin Shea (drums) w/guests Moppa Elliott (upright bass) Jon Irabagon (saxophone) Peter Evans (trumpet) Weasel Walter (keyboard). Two missionaries on a conquest adventure sans outerspace, real-time vagabonds and heart munchers aka suburban vampires at heart, open sewage system water wars and high heeled market shares. Count Dracula. Abe Lincoln. Free album download
Puttin’ On The Ritz – Jingle Bells b/w Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer (MP3 pukekos.org 2009). BJ Rubin (vocals) and Kevin Shea (drums) with guests Moppa Elliott (standup bass) Jon Irabagon (saxophone) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Sam Kulik (trombone) Matt Mottel (keyboard) Peter Evans (trumpet) Kevin Shea (drums). free download
Talibam! – Boogie In The Breeze Blocks CD (ESP-Disk’ 2009). Boogie brings back many from Ordination plus new collaborator. Its a narrative earful as warped and wonderful as spicy pasta, fresh grapes and caramel crunch…an anthropological investigation into the guilty/strange systemic beauty and loss from contemporary debt-maxed-out stimuli, featuring Matt Mottel (synthesizer/voice) and Kevin Shea (drums/voice) with guests Tim Dahl (bass) Moppa Elliott (upright bass) Michael Evans (percussion) Peter Evans (trumpet) Chris Fosyth (guitar) Jon Irabagon (sax) Danielle Kuhlmann (voice) Sam Kulik (trombone) Robbie Lee (renaissance instruments) Anders Nillson (guitar) Mike Pride (voice) and Jeremy Wilms (guitar). CD’s SOLD OUT. iTunes
TALIBAM! & Daniel Carter – The New Nixon Tapes (LP Roaratorio 2009). This limited pressing weaves in and out of textures, landing on extraterrestrial boogie launch pads and ominous collages of soothsayerism. Recorded in 2005. Artwork by Haley Hughes. Featuring Matt Mottel (synthesizer), Kevin Shea (drums) and Daniel Carter (horns) with guest Ed Bear (feedbacksophone).
TALIBAM! / Sloppy Seconds / Monosodic / F.M.G – 2XC20 4-way split cassette (Moist Lips 2009). This limited release comes housed in a double cassette case with artwork by Sandra Dieckmann, plus a coupon for MP3 downloads. The Talibam! song features Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums) and was recorded live in Tilburg Netherlands.
PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ – Bangin’ Your Way Into The Future (CD Hot Cup 2008) BJ Rubin (voice) and Kevin Shea (drums) w/guests Moppa Elliott (upright bass), Peter Evans (trumpet) and Jon Irabagon (saxophone). free download. iTunes
TALIBAM! – Chewy Needs His Meat (C40 cassette, Stop Scratching 2008). Recorded on a 4-track recorder in South Carolina. Limited to 100 copies with handmade art and packaging. Featuring Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums) with guest Ed Bear (feedbacksophone). SOLD OUT
TALIBAM! – Live + Live = ? C60 cassette (No=Fi Recordings February 2008). Side A = Talibam! live @ Trash ny NY (22mins). Side B = Talibam! live @ Tonic bk NY (30mins). Limited 70 hand-numbered copies with a beautiful hand-burned case. Matt Mottel (synthesizer) Kevin Shea (drums). SOLD OUT
TALIBAM! & But God Created Woman – split 7″ (Holidays June 2008). The Talibam! song, In The Name Of Love, features Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums) w/guests Anders Nilsson (guitar) Jeremy Wilms (guitar) Ed Bear (feedbacksophone) Mike Pride (vocals).
TALIBAM! & Jealousy Party – split 10″ 180 gram vinyl (Released by Wallace Records as part of their PhonoMetak series, October 2008). The Talibam! song, Set In A Disparate Wilderness Of Cosmetic Conclusions, was recorded Jan ’08 in Brittany France by Miguel Constantino and features Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums/percussion/vocals). Limited to 500 hand-numbered copies.
TALIBAM! & Wasteland Jazz Unit – split LP (released by Thor’s Rubber Hammer Records from D.C. as part of their Ecstatic Duo series, October 2008). The Talibam! song, entitled Geometric Mophometrics of P.P.P.P.P. McNasticals, features Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums/vocals). Limited to 500 copies.
V/A – DrumsLoveYou CD (Makrame2008). This is a compilation of various drummers, including Thymme Jones, Ches Smith, Blake Fleming, Michael Wertmeuller, Andrew Barker, Weasel Walter, Tripping Landlocked Infidels (Kevin Shea & Fritz Welch), etc.
YULENOG 4 – http://hotcuprecords.com/yulenog4.html – Election Edition (CD Hot Cup 2008). Nathan Kuruna – vocals, theremin, tambourine, misc. Moppa Elliott – producer, bass, vocals, trombone, bells, theremin. Brian Woesterhoff – engineer, flute, drums. Johnny Butler – saxophone, clarinet, keyboard, vocals. Amanda Dematto – vocals, guitar, piano. Charles Evans – baritone sax, piano, vocals, flute. Carter Farmer – vocals, assorted small percussion. Kyle Forrester – lead guitar. Seth Fruiterman – piano, accordion, vocals, ukulele. Lars Halle – drums, trombone, trumpet. Sam Kulik – guitar, trombone, oboe, keyboards, slide whistle. Dan Peck – tuba. Victor Ruch – vocals, violin. Brandon Seabrook – banjo, vocals. Neil Shah – trumpet, piano, vocals, guitar. Kevin Shea – drums, steel pan, rantings. And featuring the Shinko Singers on Hark the Herald Angels Sing. TV promo. iTunes.
PEOPLE – Misbegotten Man (11-song enhanced CD w/22 minute video of a performance in toronto plus a music video, released on CD by I & Ear 2007) Mary Halvorson (guitar, voice, compositions) Kevin Shea (drums, voice, words). iTunes
PETER EVANS QUARTET – ! (CD/Digital Firehouse 12 Records 2007). Peter Evans (trumpet/compositions) with Brandon Seabrook (guitar) Tom Blancarte (upright bass) Kevin Shea (drums).
TALIBAM! – Buns And Gutter (CD Gaffer Records GR012, 2007). Includes a 34 minute outtake from the ’04 evolvingear.com sessions, and a 2 minute no-wave outtake from the ’06 Ordination sessions. Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums) with guests Jeremy Wilms (guitar) and Ed Bear (feedbacksophone). iTunes
TALIBAM! – Ordination Of The Globetrotting Conscripts CD (Azul Discografica azd06, Released July 10th 2007). This is our first album recorded/mixed/mastered in a professional recording studio! Matt Mottel (synthesizer/voice) and Kevin Shea (drums/voice) w/guests Moppa Elliott, Michael Evans, Peter Evans, Jon Irabagon, Sam Kulik, Robbie Lee, Cooper-Moore, Anders Nillson, Ed Bear and Jeremy Wilms. CD’s SOLD OUT.
TALIBAM! / Le Harmacy – Split Cassette Tape C30 (Limited to 50 copies, MT5 TAPES! MT500001, 2007). Our half of the tape was made-up of outtakes from the Ordination sessions. Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums) with guest Ed Bear (feedbacksophone). SOLD OUT
YULENOG 3 – Hardest Workin’ Man In Christmas – Lesser-Known Holiday Ballads Revisted (CD Hot Cup 2007). Nathan Karuna, Moppa Elliott, Brian Woestehoff, Tom Blancarte, Amanda DeMatto, Charlie Evans, Peter Evans, Garreth Flowers, Ben Grooters, Jon Irabagon, Sam Kulik, Jessia Larrabee, Dan Monahan, Kevin Shea, Rahel Simon. Is it really Christmas again? It is indeed and Yulenog is back, shoving that glorious holiday spirit down the throats of you and your loved ones. iTunes
COPTIC LIGHT – ep (4-song enhanced CDep 2006 w/15 minute video of a performance in Tokyo, Japan-only release by Dotlinecircle Records). Jon Fine (guitar) Jeff Winterberg (bass) Kevin Shea (drums). iTunes
Ira Cohen – The Invasion of Thunderbolt Pagoda DVD (Arthur Magazine 2006). Kevin Shea played drums in Will Swafford’s Expanded Instrument System for the soundtrack to the DVD extra entitled Brain Damage.
MICAH – Everything CD (Accidental 2006). Micah’s debut album on Matthew Herbert’s label, produced by Brazilian legend Arto Lindsay and harnessing the creative juices of Micah Gaugh, a Panamanian-born, Texas bred musical genius. (Kevin contributed some material to the song Lucky). iTunes
TALIBAM! – Hungry Hungry Hemispheres (CDr Fair School 2006). Recorded live-on-air at radio station WUOG in Athens GA, featuring Matt Mottel (synthesizer), Kevin Shea (drums) and guest Ed Bear (feedbacksophone).
V/A – Getting Rid Of The Glue LP (Pendu Sound, PSR-0016, 2006). This comp features bands from brooklyn including w/DIRTY CHURCHES | SPIN-17 | K.P. | BIG A little a | FESSENDEN | EAGER MEEK | MIALESSOT W/ DANIEL CARTER & OLD GHOST | MARIA CHAVEZ | TALIBAM! | EXCEPTER. The Talibam! song was performed by Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums) with guest Ed Bear (feedbacksophone). SOLD OUT
V/A – Less Self Is More Self Tarantula Hill Benefit 2xCD (Ecstatic Peace E#107, 2006). Nautical Almanac’s Tarantula Hill hub burned down March ’06 in Baltimore. This is a benefit CD comprised of their friends and supporters, including a TALIBAM! song, entitled You Grandpa! performed by Matt Mottel (synthesizer) and Kevin Shea (drums) with guest Ed Bear (feedbacksophone). iTunes
PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ – Live at Bj’s (CDr 2005) BJ Rubin (croons) and Kevin Shea (tubs).
V/A – http://ravishmomin.com/ – Just Drums II Project CD (Fever Pitch 2005). This is a compilation of various drummers, including Jacopo Andreini, Jeff Arnal/Ben Hall, M. S. Bacon/E. W. Hagstrom, Christine Bard, JT Bates, Michael Bettine, Chris Corsano, Andrew Drury, Michael Evans, Fast Forward, Mark Guiliana, John Hollenbeck, Jeph Jerman, David Lebleu, Payton MacDonald, Billy Martin, Sean Meehan, Ravish Momin & Kevin Shea Duet, Stephen Moses, Rich O’Donnell, Mark Powers, Mike Pride, Jim Pugliese, Gilles-Vincent Rieder, Gino Robair, Mirko Sabatini, Jen Schwartz, Ches Smith, Trey Spruance, Karen Stackpole, Moe! Staiano, Jason Verhagen, Fritz Welch, William Winant, and Kim Zick.
V/A – Saturnalia Jubilee – Psychonauts In Psychic Bathospheres (CD birdlandnorthmadison 2005). This compilation includes a track by a band made-up of Daniel Carter (horns), Jeton Ademaj (guitars), Will Swafford (electronics), and Kevin Shea (drums).
COPTIC LIGHT – self-titled 7″ (Volume One Records 2004) Jon Fine (guitar) Jeff Winterberg (bass) Kevin Shea (drums).
V/A – They Keep Me Smiling CD in mini-hardcover book w/34 pages of full color artwork (UUnited Acoustic Recordings 2004). This comp features a COPTIC LIGHT song, entitled Arson Guy, performed by Jon Fine (guitar) Jeff Winterberg (bass) Kevin Shea (drums).
PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ – Fun With Jazz! (CDr 2004) BJ Rubin (croons) and Kevin Shea (tubs).
Asmus Tietchens – http://www.croutonmusic.com/wp/2007/10/13/crou019-asmus-tietchens-ft-cd/
crou019: FT+ CD (Crouton Music 2003). Tietchens’ processed manipulations of solo tracks by C. Rosenau, Hal Rammel, John Kannenberg, Jon Mueller, Bhob Rainey, Achim Wollscheid, Kevin Shea, Adam Sonderberg, and Dan Warburton.
Parts&Labor&TyondaiBraxton – RiseRiseRise CD (Narnack Records 2003). Kevin Shea and Brian Chase play guest drums on a few of Ty’s songs. iTunes
Swirlies – http://rcarchives.com/swirlies/ – Cats Of The Wild: Volume 2 (Bubble Core 2003). Damon Tuntunjian, Adam Pierce, Andy Bernick, Seana Carmody, Deborah Warfield, Rob Laakso, etc. Kevin Shea’s Sexy Thoughts (which was so eloquently named by Damon Tuntunjian) drumming is remixed somewhere on this record for a whopping 30 seconds. iTunes. The sample was taken either from the Swirlies-own Richmond County Archives label release of the compilation 30 Minutes On the World Map rca002 (which featured a song by Sexy Thoughts), or from Richmond County Archives’s album entitled Sexy Thoughts rca011 (which features a full album by Sexy Thoughts).
LOVE OF EVERYTHING – friENDS (CD Record Label 2002). Bobby Burg (guitar/voice/songs/etc) with Kevin Shea (drums, piano) Christopher Meeder (tuba) Ohal, and Chad Lupo.
Dan Warburton, Adam Sonderberg, Kevin Shea – crou015: Folktales No. 3 3×3″ CD (Crouton Music 2002). This set includes a 20-minute track by Kevin Shea (drums/voice/casio) recorded on mini-disc, entitled Among the Ash-Heaps and Millionaires after the alternate title of Fitzgerald’s Gatsby.
LOVE OF EVERYTHING – Piano. Bedroom. Florida. (CD/3×7″ Record Label 2002). Bobby Burg (guitar/voice/songs/etc) with guests Matt Clark (Wurlitzer), Kevin Shea (drums, piano), Steve Howard, Nathan Stambaugh, and Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn (Vocals track 9).
V/A – Membranaphonics CD (Monitor Records 2001). This is a compilation of various drummers, including Christina Files, Kyle Crabtree, Damon Che, Simone Pace, Brendon Canty and Jerry Busher, Jeremiah Green, Jon Theodore, Chris Freeland, Pat Samson and Tom Paynter, and Kevin Shea. iTunes
stormandstress – under thunder and fluorescent light (CD/LP Touch and Go Records 2000). Ian Williams guitar/voice, Erich Emm bass, Kevin Shea drums. with guests Jim Black (drums) Daniel Bodwell (upright bass) and Micah Gaugh (sax/voice). iTunes
Sank Minoot – John Seden (guitar, turntables, tapes, electronics) Kevin Shea (drums) 1999
Michael Pestel/JeroenvanWesten – Ornithologyshadows (CD 1996). Here is a video of me and a New Guinea coral-billed ground cuckoo named Monster in the Wetlands Exhibit of the National Aviary in Pittsburgh during a 1996 recording session for this album.
7 Goats – In Primitive Farm (Seeing SeeMans Records CD 1996). Recorded in PGH 1993-95. Released 1996. Recorded on boombox, A-DAT, 4-track, and reel-to-reel in Pittsburgh, PA from 1993-1995. Released 01 January 1996. Scott Prairie (bass/voice), Mark Tierney (guitar/voice), Kevin Shea (drums/voice).
GAUGH – Micah Gaugh (sax) Daniel Bodwell (upright bass) Kevin Shea (drums). Recorded at CMU in PGH, PA. 1994