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The tracks were recorded during a weekend in November in the DIY studio Music For Liberation in Olomouc by Blum xVx and bass was rerecorded in December in our rehearse room in Praha by Peklo. String instruments were recorded in December 2013 in a DIY studio in Richmond, California by xKeeganx. Mixed and mastered by Blum xVx. Artwork done by xBimx during the winter and edited by Martin Tvrdý. Booklet composed by Dan.
xBimx - vocal
Dan - drums
Veru - bass
Bětka - guitar
xFilipx - guitar
With special guests:
xLisax - violin
xKeeganx - cello
Used samples (chronologically):
"Slaves marching" - basic sounds recorded at home and the rest of the sound image was done by Martin Tvrdý.
"Ann Hansen" - taken from her last speech before she was sentenced to life in prison (Canada 1983). For more information about "Squamish 5" read "Direct Action, Memoirs of an urban Guerrilla" written by Ann Hansen (2001 - Between the lines, AK press).
"Train in the rain" - recorded during a beautiful summers night in Dečin.
"Free range eggs" - from the movie "Turlock", by Keegan the Vegan
(xKeeganx), about a great rescue of thousands of chickens. (vimeo.com/60114526
"Three commandments" - taken from the book "Eternal Treblinka". The quote is written by David Cantor. Recorded at home, narrated by Aničkha.
Special thanks to:
Martin Tvrdý: sound images and artwork edit.
Hynek: help with printing sleeves and this card.
Edith: booklet printing.
Peklo: bass recording.
Bohuš DVP: space for rehearsing and writting lyrics (whole Eternal
Treblinka was made in DVP).
Šaman and xHankax: borrowing music gear.
xKeeganx and xLisax: strings recording.
And the most special thanks to Blum xVx without whom this record would be never done. His golden nerves and passion made this whole record possible to sound as it sounds. Thank you Blum.
Dedicated to political and non-human prisoners all over the world.
And also to all the people who still pick up hitchhikers.