Deaf Goes East

Deaf Goes East are a collaboration between Steve Hartwell and Steve Xerri (Perfect Vision). The name was just a thrown together set of words which were attractive in part because of the initials being the same as Steve Hartwell's main project The Dead Goldfish Ensemble.

A less comprehensive set of information can be found at Discogs and RateYourMusic.

Album Releases

The Deaf Goes East Taub Nach Osten cover
Cover art by Steve Xerri

Taub Nach Osten
Prion Tapes PR30
C60
Stuttering Eastern Machines / How It Lumbered Mystically / Dante's Raja Trumpets / Beating Body Vox / The Sound Of Sorry / The Fall Of It All / B Patterns / Catching The Cities Body / Window Panes / Turning Slowly / Diamond Bark / Abuse In The Big Hall / Poppy Feather / The Heartbeat Speaks / Hidden Intention / Heejus / Big Lack / Scraping Guts / Bar Humbug / Riding In State
The release date is unknown as we never received a copy but it is being advertised on the Web so it must have come out!

Compilation Appearances

[1] Stuttering Eastern Machines, Synthex Sampler Vol. 1, Brainstorm Studio, C90, January 1988
(Mis-Credited To The Dead Goldfish Ensemble)

[2] Dante's Raja Trumpets, A Cross Is Formed By The Spread Wings Of A Bird, Epitapes, C90, April 1988

[3] Catching The Cities Body, Synthex Vol. 2, Brainstorm Studio, 2 x C60, May 1988

[4] Window Panes / The Beating Of Washing Hearts, Causing A Cammotion, Peeved Records (PV031), C60, June 1988

[5] Stuttering Eastern Machines, Durchschnittsanfall 3, Prion Tapes (PR14), C60, July 1988, Discogs, Tape-Mag

[6] Turning Slowly, Synthex Vol. 3, Brainstorm Studio, C90, December 1988

[7] Turning Slowly, Who's Laughing Now?, Hypertonia World Enterprises (HWE 023),C90, April 1989, Tape-Mag

[8] The Heartbeat Speaks, Notre Dame 3, EE-Tapes (ET05), C90, August 1989, Tape-Mag

[9] Dante's Raja Trumpets, The Plague's Beginnings, Black Death (BLD 09), C60, October 1989

[10] Beta Patterns / Hidden Intention, Decisioni Mattutine, Mega Mago Music (DOPO No 13), C40, November 1989, Discogs, Tape-Mag

[11] How It Lumbered Mystically, Danses Macabres, Headkleaner, C60, December 1989

[12] Window Panes / Stuttering Eastern Machines / Turning Slowly, PErEVuED * Cancel, Gregorsmsa, C46, January 1990

[13] How It Lumbered Mystically, Conapt 1 (Obscure Musics For Dance), APEAC/Organic Tapes (ORG 07), 2 x C60, February 1990, Discogs

[14] Window Panes, Crime On Family, Black Death (BLD 30), 2 x C90, July 1990

[15] Beating Body Vox / The Beating Of Washing Hearts, Heartbeat Vol. 2, Corrosive Tapes, C30, December 1990, Discogs, Bandcamp

[16] Riding In State, Our Nebula Incured Vol. 4, Corrosive Tapes, C60, December 1990

[17] B Patterns, When Scars Become Wings, Epitapes, C90, January 1991

[18] Forms Of Abuse / Abuse In The Big Hall, When Sickles Blossom, Epitapes, C90, January 1991

[19] Hidden Intention / Ridden Invention / Turning Slowly, A Veiled Calm, Epitapes, C90, January 1991

[20] Heejus, Compilation, Suitcase Recordings, 2 x C90, March 1991

[21] How It Lumbered Mystically, It's T Time, Black Death, C60, April 1991

[22] How It Lumbered Mystically / Stuttering Eastern Machines / Beating Body Vox / Turning Slowly / Dante's Raja Trumpets, Kirtana, Tears Tapes (TEAR 330), C60, April 1991

[23] Big Lack, New Hippies Vol. 2, Red Neon Tapes (RN8), C60, June 1991

[24] Stuttering Eastern Machines / Beating Body Vox / How It Lumbered Mystically / Dante's Raja Trumpets / Catching The Cities Body / Poppy Feather / Turning Slowly / Window Panes / Riding In State / The Fall Of It All, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, Fool's Paradise, 2 x C60, October 1991

[25] Tomorrow Never Knows, The Great "We Love The Beetles" Swindle, Tears Tapes, 2 x C60, March 1992

[26] Window Panes / Riding In State, Lost In The Firefly Fields, Epitapes, C90, April 1992

[27] How It Lumbered Mystically / Stuttering Eastern Machines,The Joy Of The Future, Epitapes, C90, April 1992

[28] Diamond Dark, Neue Muster Volume 8 + 9, Tonspur Tapes, 2 x C40, July 1992, Discogs

[29] Bar Humbug, Winter Stars And A Quiet Sea, Epitapes, C90, October 1992

[30] Bar Humbug, The X-mas Compilation, EBU's Music (EM024/025), 2 x C60, December 1992

[31] Stuttering Eastern Machines, Atmosphere & Empathy, EBU's Music (EM034), C60, April 1994

[32] Big Lack, La Propriete, c'est le vol, Post-Brutal


Track By Track

How It Lumbered Mystically
Releases: Obscure Musics For Dance, Danse Macabres, It's T Time, Kirtana, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, The Joy Of The Future, Taub Nach Osten

Dante's Raja Trumpets
Releases: A Cross Is Formed By The Spread Wings Of A Bird, The Plague's Beginnings, Kirtana, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, Taub Nach Osten

Stuttering Eastern Machines (Youtube)
Releases: Synthex Vol 1, Durchschnittsanfall 3, PErEVuED * CANCEL, Kirtana, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, The Joy Of The Future, Taub Nach Osten, Atmosphere & Empathy

Catching The Cities Body
Releases: Synthex Vol 2,Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, Taub Nach Osten

Turning Slowly
Releases: Synthex Vol 3, Who's Laughing Now, PErEVuED * CANCEL, A Veiled Calm, Kirtana, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, Taub Nach Osten

Window Panes
Releases: Causing A Cammotion, Bombed Mother & Son, PErEVuED * CANCEL, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, Lost In The Firefly Fields, Taub Nach Osten

The Beating Of Washing Hearts
Releases: Causing A Cammotion, Heartbeat Vol 2

The Heartbeat Speaks
Releases: Notre Dame 3, Taub Nach Osten

Beating Body Vox
Releases: Heartbeat Vol 2, Kirtana, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, Taub Nach Osten

Beta Patterns
Releases: Decisioni Mattutine, When Scars Become Wings, Taub Nach Osten

Hidden Intention
Releases: A Veiled Calm, Decisioni Mattutine, Taub Nach Osten

Ridden Invention
Releases: A Veiled Calm

Riding In State
Releases: Our Nebula Incured Vol 4, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, Lost In The Firefly Fields, Taub Nach Osten

Forms Of Abuse
Releases: When Sickles Blossom

Other Forms Of Abuse
Releases: None

Abuse In The Big Hall
Releases: When Sickles Blossom, Taub Nach Osten
What is the Big Hall? It is the setting on the reverb unit!

The Fall Of It All
Releases: Fool's Paradise Doublesampler, Taub Nach Osten

Heejus
Releases: Complication, Taub Nach Osten

Poppy Feather
Releases: Taub Nach Osten, Fool's Paradise Doublesampler

Big Lack
Releases: New Hippies Vol 2, Taub Nach Osten, La Propriete, C'est Le Vol

The Sound Of Sorry
Releases: Taub Nach Osten

Scraping Guts
Releases: Taub Nach Osten
The title is a reference to the guts usually found on a violin bow.

Bar Humbug
Releases: Winter Stars And A Quiet Sea, Taub Nach Osten, The X-mas Compilation
The title is inspired by Steve X's general reaction to Christmas.

Diamond Bark
Releases: Taub Nach Osten

Diamond Dark (Youtube)
Releases: Neue Muster Volume 8 + 9

Tomorrow Never Knows
Releases: The Great 'We Love The Beetles' Swindle
This is not exactly true to the original, except for the lyrics which Steve X knew immediately. We took the idea that it was all done using one chord and improvised the rest.

Submission
Releases: None
It's a Sex Pistols song done for an Epitapes compilation which, as far as I know, has not been released.




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