Vixens of the Mortal Ring

by To Live and Shave in L.A.

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Released in October 1998 by Spite Recordings as Spite 28 C-90, edition of 50; out of print. Reissued in May 2005 by Western Blot as WBX0505 in an edition of 15; sold out.

The Laurel Tree, London, England (18 Feb 98)

01 Veit Harlan, Brown Dress Bob
02 Demons Hip Naltrexone with Sick

Instants Chavires, Montreuil (Paris), France (24 Feb 98)

03 Lord When I Die Please Don't Let Me Leave Behind an Unfinished Task

Microgroove Studio, Decatur (Atlanta), GA (25 Nov 97)

04 From Withers to Belly Line (version)

Dottie's, Atlanta, GA (21 Jan 97)

05 Kopenhagen Lounge

Astrocade, Philadelphia, PA (28 Oct 96)

06 I What Dampness Did

The Zipperhead Room, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (12 July 95)

07 When My Rifle Went Sour with Preposterous Headdress

Churchill's, Miami (27 Apr 95)

08 Displaced by Double Bed


The 2005 version features a newly edited master and a contiguous mix.

Restored at 96000Hz / 32-bit by Tom Smith at Western Blot.


released October 23, 1998


Tom Smith - voice, text
Rat Bastard - bass
Ben Wolcott - oscillator


Billy Taylor - gas leak detector (1-3)
Greg Chapman - keyboard (1-3)
Nandor Nevai - percussion (1-3)
Andy Bolus - electronics (4)
Fred Ware III - Revox A77 and prepared tapes (7)

Edited, mixed and produced by TS 1995-1998.

Music TLASILA Text Tom Smith


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