Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9145
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Post-Transition Elements

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1)  Carbon Group - 1:10:28
     Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 6/7/2015

PEK- clarinet & contraalto clarinet, tenor & bass saxophones, tarota, wood

     flutes, [d]ronin, daxophone, slide whistles, orchestral chimes, hand chimes,

     ms-20, crank siren,Ableton mix, electric kazoo, metal, wood, voice,

     electronics ​
Yuri Zbitnov - drums, daiko, danmo, crotales, cymbells, hand chimes,

     glockenspiel, [d]ronin, orchestral chimes, metal, wood, voice 

Kevin Dacey - drums, daiko, crotales, cymbells, [d]ronin, daxophone, danmo,

     wood flutes, aquasonic, orchestral chimes, hand chimes, kazoo, metal, wood,

     recitation, voice, electronics 
Joe Hartigan - drums, glockenspiel, balafon, orchestral chimes, metal, wood


Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9256
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Null Hypothesis

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1) Null Hypothesis ‐ 1:10:22
     Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 9/26/2015

PEK ‐ tenor sax, clarinet, alto clarinet and contralto clarinet, oboe, nadaswaram, alto flute, large bamboo flute, wood flutes, 3 hole Russian flute, goat horn wind & crank sirens, fog horn, accordion, malletkat with moog subsequent, [d]ronin, daxophone, ms-20, novation peak with linstrument, orchestral chimes, brontosaurus and tank bells, Englephone, wood blocks, temple blocks, balafon, log drum, daiko, gongs, plate gongs, crotales, cymbells, Tibetan bowls, castanets


Yuri Zbitnov ‐ drum set, orchestral chimes, gongs, crotales, cymbells, glockenspiel, Englephone, Tibetan bowls, brontosaurus and tank bells, balafon, wood blocks, bells, log drum, daiko, sequencer

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9154
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Son of War Tuba

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1) Son of War Tuba - 1:00:19
    Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 7/13/2017

PEK ‐ tenor and bass saxophones, contraalto clarinet, dulzaina, 
     Ableton mix, eectronics, [d]ronin, ms-20, theremin, guyzheng, 
     orchestral chimes, crank siren metal 
Catherine Axemunkee Cappozi - guitar, electronics, orchestral chimes, 
     crank siren
Bob Moores - space trumpet, guitar, diddly bo, electronics 
Kevin Dacey - drums, glockenspeil, danmo, diddly bo, balafon, 
     guyzheng, [d]ronin, ms-20, crotales, cymbells, metal 
Yuri Zbitnov - drums, glockenspeil, danmo, daiko, balafon, crotales, 
     cymbells, electric kazoo, metal, voice

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9055
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Null Theory

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1) Voids ‐ 55:46
     Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 3/21/2015

PEK ‐ metal, aquasonic, English horn, goat horn, piccolo oboe,
           copper piccolo clarinet, copper bass clarinet, nadaswaram,
           shenai, slide whistle, game calls, voice
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ metal, aquasonic, voice

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9324
Metal Chaos Ensemble - Time Tripping
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1) Time Tripping - 1:10:26

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PEK ‐ clarinet, contralto & contrabass clarinets, alto & tenor saxophones, bass flute, tarota, bass tromboon, melodica, [d]ronin, 17 string bass, spring & chime rod boxes, electric chimes, Tibetan bells and chimes, tank cello, theremin with moogerfooger, baby bomb piano, balafon, xylophone, log drums, wood blocks, gongs, plate gong, almglocken, crotales, glockenspiel, brontosaurus & tank bells, orchestral chimes, prophet, novation peak, moog subsequent, Linnstrument controllers, recitation

Bob Moores - Epiphone Les Paul Goth guitar played through Ampkit on iPhone, Korg and Moog softsynths on IPad with mini keyboard, Mainstage softsynths on MacBook Air with full keyboard, kracklebox and trumpet with attached piezo barrel pickup played through Axiom effects pedal, shofar, gong ​ .

Mike Gruen – six string bass guitar
Bill T Miller - buchla 208c, syntrix
Michael Knoblach - drums, gongs
Joel Simches - live-to-2-track recording, realtime signal processing

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9066
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Prongs

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1) Prongs ‐ 26:34 

      Out of the Blue Gallery, Cambridge MA - 3 June 2015

PEK - alto sax, tenor sax, oboe, piccolo oboe, contra-alto clarinet, 
            clarinet, piccolo clarinet, goat horn, whistles, game calls, 
            theremin, aquasonic, metal, voice
Yuri Zbitnov - drums, metal, aquasonic, voice

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9222
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Proteus IV

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Proteus IV - 1:10:10  

Live YouTube Streaming 
From Evil Clown Headquarters , Waltham MA- 11 July 2019

PEK ‐ clarinet & contralto clarinet, alto, tenor & baritone saxophones, tromboon, malletkat, moog subsequent, [d]ronin, gongs, brontosaurus & tank bells, wood, metal, recitation ​
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ drums, Englephone, gongs, crotales, brontosaurus & tank bells, wood, metal, recitation 

Eric Woods - modular analong synth, Englephone ​
Mike Gruen- djembe, talking drum, metal
Joel Simches - live-to-2-track recording, realtime signal processing

Audio CD                                                             Evil Clown 9081

Metal Chaos Ensemble - Zero-Point Energy

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1) Absolute Zero - 
     Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 10/7/2015

PEK - clarinet, contra-alto clarinet, piccolo oboe, alto sax, tenor sax, siren,

            tromboon, tarogato, korg ms-20, aquasonic, theremin, metal 

Andria Nicodemou - vibes, metal 
Jane Wang - space plates, mbira, metal 
Matt Samolis - metal
Kevin Dacey - metal, korg ms-20, theremin, whistles ​
Yuri Zbitnov - metal, mbira, aquasonic, voice

CD                                                       Evil Clown 9086

Metal Chaos Ensemble - Torque

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1) SproKets - 51:15

     Evil Clown Headquarters - 112/25/2015

2) Gears 15:14

     Sonic Osmosis IV
     Out of the Blue Gallery ‐ 11/4/2015

PEK - contra-alto clarinet, contra-bass clarinet, piccolo oboe, tenor sax,

     alto sax, clarinet, alto clarinet, guanzi, sheng, shenai, korg ms-20,

     aquasonic, theremin, metal, game calls, whistles, voice, electronics (1,2)
Kevin Dacey - metal, siren (2)
Yuri Zbitnov - metal, drums, Daiko, Indian festival, aquasonic, voice (1,2)

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9275
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Tinier Even Than Science

​Evil Clown Headquarters - 6/17/2021

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Tinier Even Than Science - 1:10:25

PEK ‐ clarinet, alto & contralto clarinets, alto & tenor saxophones, piccolo oboe, flute, bass ocarina, novation peak, prophet, syntrix, moog subsequent, imperium LFO synth, [d]ronin, spring boxes, chime boxes, electric chimes, electric kalimba, Tibetan bells & bowls, gongs, plate gong, crotales, orchestral chimes, almglocken, brontosaurus & tank bells, narration

Bob Moores - large bell pocket trumpet, baritone electric guitar, efx, soft synthesizers on laptop, ampkit, mini-synth, prophet, voice​
Mike Caglianone - soprano, alto & tenor saxophones, wind siren, seed pod rattles, chime boxes, spring boxes, electric chimes, almglocken, xylophone, wood blocks, chimes, orchestral chimes, tank bells, Tibetan Bowls, plate gong

Eric Woods - analog synthesis, gong

Mike Gruen - purple sparkles electric bass, signal processing

Steve Niemitz - drums, wood blocks, temple blocks, log drums, xylophone, seed pod rattle, gongs, plate gong, bell tree, spring boxes, chime boxes, electric kalimba, Tibetan bowls, cymbalum, cyclops circular harp, brontosaurus & tank bells, cow bells, almglocken, temple bell, chimes, crank siren, castanets, crotales​
Joel Simches - live-to-2-track recording, realtime signal processing

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9169
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Shape Memory

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1) Plastic Deformation 1:10:17
    Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 4/15/2015

PEK ‐ sopranino, alto & tenor saxophones, clarinet & contraalto clarinet,

     tromboon, ableton mix*, metal, wood, hand chimes, log drum, accordian,

     sheng, alto flute, [d]ronin, slide whistle ​
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ drums, metal, wood, [d]ronin, hand chimes, daxophone, balafon, 

     log drums 

Bob Moores - guitar, space trumpet, orchestral chimes 
Eric Woods - analog synth, hand chimes 
Eric Zinman - drums, Metal, Wood, Orchestral Chimes, [D]ronin, hand 

     chimes, wind & crank sirens, balafon, log drums 

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9058
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Syncretic Discipline

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1) Syncretic Discipline - 1:10:10
     Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 8/2/2018

PEK ‐ alto, tenor & bass saxophones, clarinet & contraalto clarinet, tarota, 

     moog, electric cello, (D)ronin, gongs, brontosaurus Bell, Ableton mix* ​​
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ drums, crotales, metal wood, (D)ronin, gongs, brontosaurus bell 

Albey onBass - electric bass
Federico Balducci - guitar
Bob Moores -  trumpet, guitar, balafon, log drums, electric cello ​
Eric Woods -  analog synthesis, wood, metal 
Joel Simches - real time signal processing and live to 2-track mix 

* Samples from the Evil Clown Catalog

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9216
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Reverberatory Furnace

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Reverberatory Furnace - 1:10:39

PEK ‐ clarinet & contralto clarinet, alto, tenor & bass saxophones, English horn, bamboo flute, bass tromboon, orchestral chimes, brontosaurus & tank bells, gongs, mallet controller, moog subsequent, prophet, wood, metal​
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ drums, daiko, Englephone, wood blocks, gong, metal

Eric Woods - analog electronics, cymbells, metal
Moouse Traore - djembe, talking drum, metal
Joel Simches - live-to-2-track recording, realtime signal processing

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9299
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Project Wildfire

​Evil Clown Headquarters - 10 March 2022

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Project Wildfire - 1:10:30

PEK ‐ clarinet, contralto & contrabass clarinets, alto, & tenor saxophones, mussette, bawu, melodica, novation peak, moog subsequent, syntrix, prophet, Linnstrument controllers, lfo synths, theremin with moogerfooger, daxophone, [d]ronin, spring & chime rod boxes, electric chimes, 17 string bass, brontosaurus bell, gongs, plate gong, Tibetan bowls, almglocken, crotales, glockenspiel, orchestral chimes, wood blocks, temple blocks, narration

Bob Moores - Trumpet with Zoom AX effects, “Junkyard Dog” electric guitar with effects, MainStage on MacBook Air with full midi keyboard, Audiokit Synth One and DroneLab on iPad mini, kracklebox, Indian hand chimes & bell, chime rod boxes​
Mike Caglianone - soprano, alto & tenor saxophones, xylophone, plate gong

Albey onBass - bass guitar, crotales, glockenspeil

Steve Niemitz - chaos kit, gong, chime rod & spring boxes, [d]ronin, crotales, glockenspiel​​
Joel Simches - live-to-2-track recording, realtime signal processing

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9244
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ The Riddle of Steel  

​Evil Clown Headquarters - 3/5/2020

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The Riddle of Steel - 1:09:57

PEK ‐ alto & tenor saxophones, clarinet & contralto clarinet, tarota, game calls, [d]ronin, orchestral chimes, glockenspiel, gongs, castanets, Tibetan bells & bowls, brontosaurus & tank bells, maletkat/moog subsequent, recitation, Ableton mix*​
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ drums, Englephone, kazoo, crotales, gongs, daiko, brontosaurus & tank bells, orchestral chimes, recitation  

Bob Moores - space trumpet, guitar, synthesizers, gong, crotales, signal processing
Mike Caglianone - soprano, alto & tenor saxophones, game calls, bells, rattles, Tibetan bowls, orchestral chimes. balafon, wind siren

Eric Woods - analog electronics, cymbells, metal  

Mike Gruen - electric bass, signal processing
Joel Simches - live-to-2-track recording, realtime signal processing

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9058
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ War Tuba

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1) War Tuba ‐ 51:40
      Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 4/1/2015

PEK ‐ English horn, piccolo oboe, tarogato, piccolo copper clarinet,
            contra‐alto clarinet, game calls, aquasonic, metal, voice
Catherine "Axemunkee" Capozzi ‐ guitar, aquasonic, metal
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ metal, aquasonic, voice

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9058
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Supercooling

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1) Chill ‐ 54:49
     Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 5/22/2015

PEK ‐ metal, festival drum, aquasonic, theremin, voice
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ metal, festival drum, aquasonic, theremin, voice

Audio CD                                                            Evil Clown 9055
Metal Chaos Ensemble ‐ Shards

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1) Shards - 1:02:20
    Evil Clown Headquarters ‐ 4/15/2015

PEK ‐ soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, piccolo oboe,
          shenai, nadaswaram, English horn, clarinet dudek, tarogato
          goat horn, whistles, game calls, aquasonic, metal, voice
Yuri Zbitnov ‐ metal, aquasonic

​Metal Chaos Ensemble  - Recordings  1  2  3

Evil Clown ​

​On Leap of Faith: "Alien yet familiar, bizarre yet completely fascinating. Expanding, contracting, erupting, settling down, always as one force..." - Bruce Lee Gallanter, DMG

On Metal Chaos Ensemble: "... ​using unique strategies to yield densely active and eerily surreal music, an incredible excursion through experimental improvisation."   - Squidco website staff