Brother Theodore

Fate Conspires With Destiny To Do Me Dirt (1959-1972)

  • IMAR118LP
  • White Or Black Vinyl.
  • Limited to 500 copies
  • Deluxe Gatefold LP with bonus super-rare 7", A2 poster/programme and exclusive scholarly liner notes by Alvin Lucia
  • Release Date: April 13th 2019
  • $29.99

The Fevered Rantings of a Delusional Madman? Or… The Profound Musings of a Stand-Up Tragedian? You decide.

Limited to 500 copies: 250 (randomly inserted) ‘Endless Void’ White LPs and 250 (randomly inserted) ‘Where There Is Death, There Is Hope’ Black LPs. Full dynamic range 2019 remasters direct from the first generation analogue master tapes! Here, reissued for the very first time, are the seminal recordings of Brother Theodore. Theodore was a staple of late-night talk shows like the Late Night With David Letterman show, a denizen of dubious ‘70s exploitation films such as the ‘Jaws’ sex-parody GUMS and the disco-vampire flick Nocturna, onetime Chess Champion of New York City and alleged offspring of Albert Einstein. Whether raving at midnight at Carnegie Hall or delivering dark diatribes over musique-concrete tape mash-ups, Theodore was unlike anyone before or since.

Prohibitively rare and criminally misunderstood, the masters thought lost or destroyed for decades, Brother Theodore’s premier recordings are now presented in a new and official deluxe edition. Lectures to abandon bipedalism, craven bloodthirsty hallucinations, bongo beatnik-ism and Marshall McLuhanian pre-Post-Modernism – Brother Theodore was a philosopher, metaphysician and comedian of the grotesque – an absurdist storyteller, delivering masterful expressionist-horror monologues and nihilistic gallows humour dialogues. In these days of darkness and doubt, of crisis and confusion, what the world needs is a truly great soul. BROTHER THEODORE IS THAT SOUL.

LP+ - Deluxe Gatefold LP on randomly inserted white or black colored vinyl, with bonus super-rare 7", A2 poster/programme and exclusive scholarly liner notes by Alvin Lucia.