Zurich (Praxis album)

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Zurich
Live album by Praxis
Released 2005
Recorded Jazznojazz Festival in Zurich, Switzerland on June 21, 1996
Genre Experimental metal, electronic music, rock
Length 65:13
Label Innerhythmic
Producer Bill Laswell
Praxis chronology
Warszawa
(1999)
Zurich
(2005)
Tennessee 2004
(2007)

Zurich is a live album by Praxis, released in 2005 by the label Innerhythmic. The album is a recording of their performance at the Jazznojazz Festival in Zurich, Switzerland on June 21, 1996. Other selected parts were recorded live at the Knitting Factory, NYC on June 30, 2000.

The song "Transmutation" was originally only one song but was split into 5 parts for the final tracklisting. The song "Giant Robot" is a version of the song from the album Bucketheadland by guitarist Buckethead in 1992.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Transmutation"   1:04
2. "Flame War"   3:34
3. "Transmutation 2"   3:14
4. "Buckethead Audio Virus"   2:11
5. "Theatre of Eternal Turntables" (In 3 Parts) 5:19
6. "Transmutation 3 – Fresh Impression"   3:45
7. "Telematic Circuit Break" (In 2 Parts) 4:38
8. "Low Bass Monster"   5:01
9. "Ekstasis"   4:00
10. "Flicker"   1:27
11. "Compressed Signal Cuts"   7:14
12. "Transmutation 4"   2:41
13. "Cut-Chaos"   2:50
14. "Giant Robot"   4:18
15. "Direct Hit"   2:32
16. "Transmutation 5 (Ascent)"   5:27
17. "Undercurrent"   5:59

Personnel[edit]

  • Robert Musso: Engineer
  • James Dellatacoma: Assistant
  • Oz Fritz: Live engineering
  • James Koehnline: Cover Art
  • John Brown and Cloud Chamber: Redesign
  • Steven Saporta: Innerhythmic
  • Steve Dalmer: NYC
  • Ian Blackaby: UK
  • Robert Soares: Germany
  • L & M Urso: Boston
  • Peter Casperson: Invasion
  • Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at Turtle Tone Studios, NYC
  • Alex Theoret: Second