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April 2, 2010 10:52 PM   Subscribe

Bassoon-core? Aw yeah! "The BASSOONCORE movement in the early 1990's consists of a short list of little-known bands and foremost among those is CHOTCHKE (1993-1998), who began life as a six-piece and went on through fluctuating memberships and styles to record a lot and release a little. Today I will present the first in a series of studies of the unedited studio noodling of Chotchke." More music from Chotchke courtesy of WFMU. The Story of Chotchke from a former member.
posted by Saxon Kane (7 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite
Two of my roomates play bassoon. According to one, he was "into bassoon before it was cool."
posted by Ironmouth at 11:46 PM on April 2, 2010 [1 favorite]

Jeff Burke's (aka Bassooner or Later) got your bassoon.
(auto-play half way down that first link, caution)
posted by scruss at 4:51 AM on April 3, 2010

kinda like Drums & Tuba.
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints at 7:42 AM on April 3, 2010

Synthesizer Patel would be seriously into this.
posted by setanor at 10:57 AM on April 3, 2010

scruss: Thanks for posting about Jeff Burke! Killer playing.
spikelee et al: When I lived in Austin, I loved seeing D&T, before they moved. Great music, great live band.
posted by Saxon Kane at 2:37 PM on April 3, 2010

As a bassoonist, I have to say... man, I wish I were this cool.
posted by SNWidget at 2:55 PM on April 3, 2010

Also, if you like bassooncore, you may enjoy ContraBassoon Funk.
posted by SNWidget at 2:58 PM on April 3, 2010

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