Cerebral Corps

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Cerebral Corps was a one-off collaboration between Bay Area singer/songwriters Jeff Saltzmann and Bob Vickers. Their sole album, 1992's Attributed to Cerebral Corps, was recorded in an unorthodox fashion.…
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Cerebral Corps was a one-off collaboration between Bay Area singer/songwriters Jeff Saltzmann and Bob Vickers. Their sole album, 1992's Attributed to Cerebral Corps, was recorded in an unorthodox fashion. Over the course of one evening, Saltzmann and Vickers recorded the vocal, guitar, and keyboard tracks for an album's worth of songs. Then the pair invited various musician friends to overdub drums, bass, backing vocals, pedal steel, and various percussion and string instruments onto the existing tracks. The resulting album is a quirky piece of art rock that merits comparisons to Brian Eno's early solo work. Saltzmann moved to New York and went on to a fruitful career as a producer and engineer for various indie rockers; he is also, believe it or not, considered an authority on antique street lights and lamp posts among those who collect information about and pictures of such things. More prosaically, Vickers joined the Orange Peels.