This Musicship

Drawing from the traditions of Sun Ra, the Art Ensemble of Chicago as well as Miles Davis in his '60s and '70s electric period, multi-instrumentalists Steve Rush, Tom Abbs and Geoff Mann expand the trio format to new heights. From frenzied free-for-alls to delicate compositions, Yuganaut take the music out into outer space and back.


Stephen Rush: Fender Rhodes, Moog, bells, recorder, slide whistle, euphonium, maraca, ocarina, harmonica, voice, frog clave, turkey, duck & elk calls
Tom Abbs: bass, tuba, didjeridoo, percussion, violin, cello
Geoff Mann: drums, cornet, vibes, mandolin, whistle, flute, mbira, tambourine

Track Listing

1.Running4:582.Stumblechuck6:113.Channeling4:184.Whacked in the Head4:025.Time Cycle10:156.Internal/External3:197.Missing Limbs3:198.Stimulus3:109.Gobble Gobble9:4410.Statement3:0611.Perspective9:0012.Hymn for Roscoe10:09

Yuganaut, Channeling, Stimulus, Statement, and Perspective by Yuganaut. Stumblechuck, Time Cycle and Hymn for Roscoe by Stephen Rush. Whacked in the Head and Missing Limbs by Tom Abbs. Internal/External and Gobble Gobble by Geoff Mann. Steven Rush (RushDie Music BMI), Tom Abbs (Thomas Abbs Music BMI), Geoff Mann (DrummerMan Records ASCAP).


Recorded, mixed & mastered by Geoff Mann at DrummerMan Records & Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY June 2005. Artwork by M. P. Landis from the WD (yuganaut) series. Produced by Yuganaut 2006. Design & layout by Miles Bachman & Michael Sanzone.

Press Quotes

Stephen Rush, Tom Abbs, and Geoff Mann create genuinely unpredictable soundscapes throughout this highly diverse disc, but always with attention to organic development and flow... Yuganaut proves that their chosen style of musical expression can be the sound of something genuinely startling. - Dave Lynch / All Music Guide

"Three men - driven by an inspired and fearless abandon - who have come together to weave a sonic statement of utter brilliance." - Alex Jasperse / Muse's Muse

Musicians: Stephen Rush / Tom Abbs / Geoff Mann

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