Sun City Girls

330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Rig Veda

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A great double-CD set from Sun City Girls covers the gamut of their far-reaching eclectic improvisation. Approaches ranging from Indian, surf, free-form noise, and late-night campfire folk make up 266 minutes of music which, in terms of their highly prolific output, is not an overdose of material. 330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond the Big Veda contains more than a few moments of the splatter rock exemplified on their masterpiece, Torch of the Mystics, as well as '60s-era Indian film music, with Alan Bishop's vocals a helium-fueled, sarcastic jabber . On the second disc they step out and serve "Ghost Ghat Trespass/Sussmeier" and "Theme From 'The Swaying Gardens of the Apocalypsia'," which encompass Indian raga drones and distorted electric guitar that touches on Keiji Haino's fuzz overload, and by the end musique concrète tape collage puts the whole thing into a higher key. A highly recommended release in Sun City Girls' cannon, this collection ensures their position as true outsiders.

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