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I Razor

Various Artists

Released: 05/16/2013
Format: CD
Label: Hidden Shoal Recordings
Catalog #: HSR105
Country: Australia
Discs: 1
# Tracks: 36
Images
Front Cover
Artwork - The Professor
Artwork - The White Ape
Artwork - Mother Skinny
Artwork - The Homunculus
Artwork - Henry Loop
Artwork - New Boy
Artwork - The Sergeant
Artwork - Dr. Usher
Artwork - Shaka
Artwork - Liner Notes
Artwork - Song Titles Closeup
Artwork - Film Credits Closeup
Artwork - Album Credits Closeup
Artwork - Liner Notes Closeup
Pressing Details
Vinyl Color # Pressed
N/A 100 
Comments
Original Release Info: I Razor, by Todd Tobias and Circus Devils, is the soundtrack to the no-budget experimental feature film of the same name directed by Todd Tobias.

The I Razor soundtrack comprises challenging, playful, twisted, murky and downright beautiful pieces of music by Todd Tobias and Circus Devils, featuring vocals from Robert Pollard (Guided By Voices) as well as instrumental versions of some of the Devilís existing songs. The album is a cinematic feast within itself, uncompromising, redemptive and always engaging. It weaves lo-fi keyboards through shimmering guitar textures, scatters unsettling rhythms across ethereal synthscapes, and unveils kaleidoscopic new treasures among its 30+ tracks with each listen.

Told from the perspective of a former scientist turned wandering telepathic man-child, I Razor is the story of one manís quest to regain his lost humanity. I Razor presents its world in hallucinatory visions, reflecting the state of mind of its main character. The story is told with minimal dialog and an open plot structure, relying instead on visuals and music to carry it's narratives.

The limited edition CD release consists of composite artwork printed across transparent sheets and 4 panel art paper, sandwiched together in a clear vinyl pocket. This first edition is limited to a run of 100 units. All CD orders come with an immediate download of the album. Extended digital album booklet also available online at Hidden Shoal. Optionally available as MP3 or FLAC download.
I Razor
1.   Todd Tobias  -  The House Of Mother Skinny 1:37
2.   Todd Tobias  -  At The Majestic 0:45
3.   Circus Devils  -  Lurking 1:29
4.   Circus Devils  -  Soldiers Of June 1:26
5.   Circus Devils  -  Let's Go Back To Bed [New Version] 1:42
6.   Todd Tobias  -  The Sergeant And The Horse 2:51
7.   Todd Tobias  -  The Professor's Trip 1:48
8.   Circus Devils  -  Knifesong 1:06
9.   Todd Tobias  -  The Ministry Of Medical Science 1:52
10.  Todd Tobias  -  Therapy 1:32
11.  Todd Tobias  -  The Cave 2:09
12.  Circus Devils  -  He Had All Day 1:33
13.  Todd Tobias  -  The Sergeant's Trip 4:50
14.  Circus Devils  -  The Beast Falls Down [Edit] 2:03
15.  Todd Tobias  -  Strangers In The Forest 1:07
16.  Circus Devils  -  Freedom's Monster [Edit] 1:12
17.  Todd Tobias  -  Birth Of The Homunculus 2:05
18.  Todd Tobias  -  Bring Me His Eyes 1:06
19.  Todd Tobias  -  The Mother's Bidding 2:52
20.  Todd Tobias  -  A Haunted World 1:58
21.  Todd Tobias  -  The Professor's Return 1:27
22.  Todd Tobias  -  March Of The Homunculus 1:35
23.  Circus Devils  -  Star-Peppered Wheat Germ 2:40
24.  Circus Devils  -  People Thing [Edit] 1:16
25.  Circus Devils  -  I Found The Black Mind [Edit] 1:13
26.  Circus Devils  -  Mother Skinny 2:43
27.  Todd Tobias  -  The Mother Calls You Home/The House Of Mrs. Fleer 2:49
28.  Circus Devils  -  Look Between What's Goin' On [New Intro Version] 2:29
29.  Todd Tobias  -  No Cure 2:18
30.  Todd Tobias  -  The Cage 2:03
31.  Circus Devils  -  New Boy 0:55
32.  Todd Tobias  -  No Safe Place 1:41
33.  Todd Tobias  -  Departures 1:43
34.  Todd Tobias  -  The Seraph 3:00
35.  Circus Devils  -  All The Good Ones Are Gone 3:15
36.  Todd Tobias  -  Ladder To The Sky 1:29
Total Length: 01:09:39