Flying Saucer Attack 'In Search Of Spaces' LP
First ever reissue and first time on vinyl for this unique Flying Saucer Attack live album, expanded with additional material and a new side four mix from Jim O’Rourke. Produced in collaboration with Dave Pearce / FSA and Bruce Russell (compiler of the original CD release for his Corpus Hermeticum label), featuring new artwork by Bruce Russell as well.
While rightly known for the folk-influenced songs and spacey instrumentals of their proper albums, the briefly active live version of FSA unexpectedly delivered a blistering wave of electric sound.
Recorded at various shows in 1994, In Search Of Spaces heaves with long passages of feedback guitar racket, broken up by sections of surging rock music. The live band focused almost exclusively on visceral, trebly guitar noise—which, while always a key element in their sound, was greeted by audiences with total mystification (and often disapproval). Following a few brief attempts to settle a lineup and play songs from their records, Dave Pearce / FSA abandoned live
performance altogether, leaving behind this album (and the barely available P. A. Blues CDR) as the sole document of his in-person delivery.
Originally compiled and released in 1996, this reissue adds several minutes of music back to the original program that had been edited out by FSA for being “too rock.” For side four, Jim O’Rourke revisited the original 1994 live tapes and has made a spooky and brooding new mix of music exclusive to this release.
• First ever reissue and first time on vinyl for unique live album from various shows in 1994
• Long passages of feedback and surging rock mystified audiences at the time
• After this, Dave Pearce aka FSA abandoned live performance all together: this remains the sole document
• Originally issued as a CD in 1996 by Bruce Russell (The Dead C) on his Corpus Hermeticum label
• Features side remixed by Jim O’Rourke Exclusive to this release.
Catalogue number: VHF145