From the Coop

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From the Coop
Studio album by Buckethead
Released March 9, 2008
Recorded October, 1988
Genre Avant-garde, experimental rock
Length 43:15
Label Avabella
Producer Jas Obrecht
Buckethead chronology
Cyborg Slunks
(2007)
From the Coop
(2008)
Albino Slug
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

From the Coop is Buckethead's third special release. It consists of songs from early demo tapes that Buckethead recorded when he was around 19 years old and just starting to get serious with his guitar playing.[2] As with Acoustic Shards, this album is more of a specialty release rather than his latest studio effort.

According to producer Jas Obrecht:[3]

The announcement of the release of the CD was made at Buckethead.tk, a half official fan forum. On this site, the members were given the opportunity to purchase the CD at a discounted price for three days, an offer that has since ended.

In the CD booklet, Obrecht has included reproductions of Buckethead's handwriting from the 1988 cassettes.[4]

Obrecht also stated that:

The album artwork was drawn by Buckethead and shows himself when he was young in a ghostly coop.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Buckethead, except for "Malagueña" composed by Ernesto Lecuona, "La Grima", written by Francisco Tárrega and Hog Bitch Stomp by Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs

No. Title Length
1. "Disembodied Part 1"   3:27
2. "Disembodied Part 2"   4:44
3. "Hog Bitch Stomp"   0:36
4. "Malagueña" (Traditional) 1:54
5. "Space Mountain"   3:10
6. "Excerpt #1"   1:39
7. "Excerpt #2"   0:52
8. "Excerpt #3"   0:37
9. "Excerpt #4"   0:54
10. "Eraserhead"   2:31
11. "La Grima"   1:51
12. "Funk Tune"   3:50
13. "Funkin' Freak"   2:23
14. "Hog Bitch Stomp"   1:25
15. "Return of Augustus Gloop"   4:32
16. "Malagueña" (Traditional) 1:59
17. "Lunartics"   0:51
18. "Scalpel Sled"   3:27
19. "Scraps"   2:33
Total length:
43:15

Credits[edit]

  • Buckethead - Guitar, bass, drum machine
  • Jas Obrecht - Producer
  • Ken Hood - Audio engineering
  • John Edmonds - Original engineer in 1988

Artist bio[edit]

Jas Obrecht stated that the CD would come with the first Buckethead bio taken in the year 1989 and says:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William (2008-06-10). "From the Coop - Buckethead". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-11-11. 
  2. ^ "Buckethead Flies The Coop - Music News at IGN". Uk.music.ign.com. Retrieved 2011-11-10. 
  3. ^ "BUCKETHEAD.TK - Deal With It! - From The Coop - Coming Soon!". Bucketheadland.proboards19.com. Retrieved 2011-11-10. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "From The Coop pictures and Buckethead artist bio from 1989". Buckethead.tk. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 

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