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Ophwurld is Roger Rodgers & Kevlar Nuckler teaming up to create Aural Sculpture. They assemble tunes by looping parts of their own spontaneous, instrumental jams using standard and non-standard instrumentation including guitar, bass, slide guitar, toy sound effects, the Korg Kaosillator Pro, and a DJ setup. The recordings were all done in a kind of live multi-track session using foot-petal looping technology. They first record a spontaneous, un-rehearsed jam session, loop the parts they want, then arrange them into a song. Their music captures the live energy of on-the-spot creation and improvisation which gives their music an honest quality found lacking in much of todays hyper-produced music. Primarily instrumentals, their songs range in genre from trip-hop and reggae, to hard rock & roll. They incorporate many different genres in the mix including: Rock, Pop, Funk, Reggae, Electronica, Blues, Hip-Hop and Trip-Hop. Their music can be described as Experimental Science Fiction Rock, SpaceShip-Hop, & Roots Rocket Reggae, and all of it is very SCI-cadelic!


Track list

  1. Magick, Music and Ritual 7 - Phoenix Light Brigade 09:10

    Phoenix Light Brigade

    In 1997 the then governor of Phoenix, AZ Fife Symington witnessed the mysterious lights he describes in this testimony. Another U.F.O. disclosure themed rocker from the Ophwurld files. The music was taken from a spontaneous live looping jam session. All instruments and parts were played live and unrehearsed. The dialog sections were later added to the final arrangement.

  2. Magick, Music and Ritual 5 - Spontaneous Involuntary Feeling 07:18

    Spontaneous Involuntary Feeling

  3. Magick, Music and Ritual 4 - All Creatures 10:36

    All Creatures

    This tune is Ophwurld's ode to humanity's love for the other beings we share our planet with. All creatures great and small. Roger Rodgers played bass and slide guitar, Kevlar played guitar and Kaosillator Pro.



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