Tuesday, July 31, 2007

(liner notes) The Electric Lucifer - Bruce Haack

How does a transcendental inventor, working at playfully hep music for small humans, come to create an inspired outsider monsterpiece like The Electric Lucifer? There is a considerable sympathy for the devil in these grooves, but it’s not by way of sophomore satanism. Rather, Bruce Haack’s record is testament to a more ambiguous archetype: mythical figure of Prometheus, the titan who fell to earth, bringing the gift of fire to man – a visitor from the stars, who elevated hairless apes beyond their hunted beast origins...

now available from the Omni Recording Corporation

more infos on Bruce Haack, here

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