Matrikamantra

(March 1997 - May 1999)

Discography


Discography: a chronological overview of all record releases. Official recordings of Lydia Lunch's Matrikamantra.
Compilations with non-exclusive tracks are not listed.
-Information in grey italics is uncertain-


Regular releases

MATRIKAMANTRA - ALBUM (31-Oct-97)

Matrikamantra Atavistic ltd -front MATRIKAMANTRA (2CD)

Tracklist: Disc I - Harbinger House Studio: 1.Need To Feed/ 2.Inverted Dream/ 3.Disease Of The Night/ 4.Psychic Anthropology/ 5.Cesspool Called History/ 6.Dread/ 7.Escape/ 8.Itch/ 9.Solo Mystico/ 10.Lethe/ 11.In Spite Of God/ 12.Archives Of Blood/ 13.Outpatients// Disc II - Live in Praha: 1.Intro/ 2.World Of Whispers/ 3.Cesspool Called History/ 4. Gravediggers Of The Future/ 5.Need To Feed/ 6.Perfumed Corpses/ 7.Disease Of The Night/ 8.In Spite Of God/ 9.Vortex/ 10. Hermones/ 11.Dread/ 12.Outpatients/ 13.Exit

Recording info: Disc I recorded @ Harbinger House Studio,New York City. Mastered by Paul Geluso and Greg Shakar. Disc II recorded live @ Palace Akropolis, Praha (CZ) on 01-Mar-97.

Notes: Disc II -"Live in Praha" is divided into 10 tracks containing 13 songs. Music composition and sound design by Joseph Budenholzer [Backworld]. Studio line-up: Lydia Lunch (narration)/ Joan Dalin [Backworld] (violin)/ Laura Rogers [Backworld] (flute) and Greg Shakar [Backworld] (clarinet). Live line-up: Lydia Lunch (narration)/ Kamilsky (bass,special effects).

Matrikamantra is a work of psycho-acoustic theatre in the form of a homage to Romanian philosopher poet EM Cioran, except "Lethe" which is by Baudelaire.

  • Atavistic/Figurhead -ALP94CD (US,31-Oct-97) Ltd. edition embossed cardboard sleeve
  • Atavistic/Figurhead -ALP94CD (US,31-Oct-97) Regular jewel case edition
  • Crippled Dick Hotwax/EFA -CDHW 050 (GE,24-Apr-98)

Matrikamantra Atavistic ltd -back

Matrikamantra Crippled Dick promo -front MATRIKAMANTRA (promo) (CD)

Tracklist: Disc I - Harbinger House Studio: 1.Need To Feed/ 2.Inverted Dream/ 3.Disease Of The Night/ 4.Psychic Anthropology/ 5.Cesspool Called History/ 6.Dread/ 7.Escape/ 8.Itch/ 9.Solo Mystico/ 10.Lethe/ 11.In Spite Of God/ 12.Archives Of Blood/ 13.Outpatients

Recording info: Disc I recorded @ Harbinger House Studio,New York City. Mastered by Paul Geluso and Greg Shakar.

Notes: Music composition and sound design by Joseph Budenholzer [Backworld]. Studio line-up: Lydia Lunch (narration)/ Joan Dalin [Backworld] (violin)/ Laura Rogers [Backworld] (flute) and Greg Shakar [Backworld] (clarinet).

  • Crippled Dick Hotwax/EFA -CDHW 050 (GE,24-Apr-98) Promo (1CD)

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Terry Edwards releases

TERRY EDWARDS: YESTERDAY'S ZEITGEIST - ALBUM (31-May-99)

Yesterday's Zeitgeist -front TERRY EDWARDS: YESTERDAY'S ZEITGEIST (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Disobedience/ 2.Itís Showtime/ 3.Never Understand/ 4.Tailgating/ 5.I Donít Know Where Itís Coming From (But I Dig It)/ 6.Knife,Fork,Spoon/ 7.Dehydrate-Rehydrate/ 8.6-8-1 (The Burn-Up)/ 9.Totally Wired/ 10.Container Drivers/ 11.The Dice Man/ 12.The Liquidator/ 13.Obstruct The Doors/ 14.Matrikamantra (live): Cesspool Called History-Harlem Nocturne/ 15.Matrikamantra (live): Mystic And Most Toxic.

Recording info: Track 14 recorded live in Boston Nov-98. Track 15 recorded live @ Vega, KÝbenhavn (DK) on 09-Jun-98. Rest of Terry's projects recorded live in London.

Notes: Compilation of Terry Edwards live concerts containing 2 Matrikamantra tracks. Matrikamantra (live) line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ Joseph Budenholzer (keyboards,soundscapes)/ Terry Edwards (sax) and Joe Berardi (percussion).

  • Artlos -LOS 038 (UK,31-May-99)

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TERRY EDWARDS: ONTOGENY
(NO FISH TO WEIRD FOR HER AQUARIUM -VOL II) - ALBUM (06-Nov-00)

Ontogeny (No Fish II) -front TERRY EDWARDS: ONTOGENY
(NO FISH TO WEIRD FOR HER AQUARIUM -VOL II) (CD)

Tracklist: 1.Boost!!/ 2.Thoughtforms/ 3.I Had A Dream/ 4.Man Under A Train/ 5.Kneebone Blues/ 6.Louie Louie/ 7.Didjeridu + Trumpet/ 8.Edge Of Heaven/ 9.Dinner Jazz/ 10.Matrikamantra (live): This Has Been Forced Up (a.k.a. Mystic And Most Toxic)/ 11.Roatta/12.The Weirdness Of Beardness.

Recording info: Track 11 recorded live @ the Universitšts Mensa, Linz (A) on 19-May-99. Edited by Terry Edwards.

Notes: Compilation of various TE projects between 1980-2000 containing 1 Matrikamantra track. "This Has Been Forced Up (a.k.a. Mystic And Most Toxic)" available in original form on the "Hangover Hotel" compilation album. Matrikamantra (live) line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ Terry Edwards (sax) and Ian White (percussion).

  • Sartorial -Fit1 (UK,06-Nov-00)

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Own compilations/retrospectives

HANGOVER HOTEL - ALBUM (Dec-01)

Hangover Hotel -front HANGOVER HOTEL (CD-R)

Tracklist: 1.With Nels Cline: Hangover Hotel/ 2.With Nels Cline: Heart Attack And Vine/ 3. Matrikamantra (live): Cisco Sunset/ 4. Four Cornered Room/ 5. Arkkon: Terminal Distraction/ 6. With Babes In Toyland: Witchy Woman/ 7. With Mauro Teho Teardo: How Men Bleed/ 8. Arkkon: Crimes Against Nature/ 9. Shock Headed Peters: Suicide Ocean/ 10. Matrikamantra (live): Cesspool Called History/ 11. Matrikamantra (live): Solo Mystico/ 12. Matrikamantra (live): Psychic Anthropology/ 13. Matrikamantra (live): Mystic And Most Toxic.

Recording info: Tracks 1-2: recorded @ Newzone Studios, Los Angeles by Waybe Peet during January 2000; tracks 3+10: recorded live in Boston Nov-98; track 4 "Four Cornered Room" music lifted from War's 1973 "The World Is a Ghetto" album, with new lyrics by Lydia Lunch recorded in New York City 1997; tracks 5+8 recorded @ The Gin Palace (Danielle Dax's studio), London during Nov-95; track 6 recorded @ Melvin Ray or Amphetamine Reptile studios,Minneapolis during 1997; track 7 recorded live @ the Beaubourg Jazz Club, Cagliari (IT) on 25-Nov-00; track 9 recorded @ The Gin Palace (Danielle Dax's studio), London between Jan/Aug-93; track 11 recorded live @ Pez-Nez, Lyon (FR) on 28-Nov-98; track 12-13 recorded live @ Universitšts Mensa, Linz (A) on 19-May-99.

Notes: Retrospective. Period: 1993-2000.

1. "Smoke In The Shadows" album/ 2. "V/A: New Coat Of Paint" album (2000)/ 3+10+11. Matrikamantra (live) line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ Joseph Budenholzer (keyboards,soundscapes)/ Terry Edwards (sax) and Joe Berardi (percussion). / 4. "Widospeak" album (1998)/ 5. Arkkon: "Arkkon" album (1995)/ 6. "V/A: Songs Of The Witchblade" album (1998)/ 8. Arkkon: "Rotunda" album (2000)/ 9. Shock Headed Peters: "Fear Engine II" album (1993)/ 12-13. Matrikamantra (live) line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/Terry Edwards (sax) and Ian White (percussion).

  • Widowspeak/lydia-lunch.org (US,Dec-01) Website only release.

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