Bob Bell - Necropolis


Bob Bell Necropolis. Canadian private press mega-rarity/obscurity from the artistically schizophrenic Bob Bell. Recorded in 1978, Bell splits the difference between his love of basement psych splatter/pummel and squalling free jazz ramble, the former occupying side A with a stunning four part suite of wasted guitar scuzz and churning Krautrock-like drama with an akin to German Oak, Roland Kirk, Albert Ayler, DNA, Melt Banana (minus the vocals) and Guru Guru. The latter represents Bell as a saxophonist on side B, and the music itself translates into a 15-minute free-jazz exploration.

Necropolis is a highly sought-after 35 min doom-laden trip for the connoisseurs of noise.

Available on LP / Digital on April 12th, 2019.

Side A: 

1. Necropolis (Four Pieces) Pt. 1 - 4:35 

2. Necropolis (Four Pieces) Pt. 2 - 4:36

3. Necropolis (Four Pieces) Pt. 3 - 5:31

4. Necropolis (Four Pieces) Pt. 4 - 5:14


Side B:

5. Track 5 - 14:54

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