It's his birthday and what does he do? Former Derrero frontman Ash Cooke -- as Pulco -- releases a free EP on his birthday, that's what!
The guy is prolific, energetic, creative, and full of ideas and this new EP, entitled Eh - Vont - Gade, contains 7 tunes recorded back in May 2012 for the Garden of Earthly Delights radio show.
Continuing on from the spoken word vibe of Man of Lists, these 7 cuts feature moments of eerie magic -- those bells (?) on "Dr. Doom" -- and moments of whimsy -- "A World In Which You Cannot Win" and its galloping, John Cale-in-the-early-1970s-beat.
"Egg shells" won me over with that organ figure. A haunting little moment and the sort of thing that Ash can seemingly crank out easily.
You can download Eh - Vont - Gade for free here.
Man of Lists is out now on Folkwit Records.
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