Punk Jazz from Macabre Land
Unfortunately, I was unable to find much information on this album and that includes the cover art. This image was taken from the movie trailer for the 1966 Sci-Fi film that was adapted for television from the feature film "Madmen of Mandoras" directed by David Bradley. I do know that it was released in 1991 on the Dutch Label ADM, but it's extremely hard to find.
Dull Schicksal was a Rotterdam-based band that existed from 1984 to 1999 with permanent members Lukas Simonis (guitar, synth, vocals), Hajo Doorn (drums, keyboards, vocals, also known as Raoul Goudvis), Colin McClure (accordeon, bass, sousaphone, keyboards, vocals, sometimes listed as Colin McClean), and Henk Bakker (flute, clarinet, vocals).
I can only describe "They Saved Hitler's Brain" as avant garde prog punk jazz that sounds like nothing I've ever heard before. It has elements of The Ex, Marc Ribot and Dog Faced Hermans with marching band and free-jazz textures added to it's already rich musical stew. Songs on the record veer wildly from exuberant marching band jazz to cacophonous punk within the confines of one song. "Dreigroscheneissler" is a playful tune that combines military beats and trumpets, creating a carnivalesque vibe and "Dogstabber" features haunting sound effects, marching band drum rolls and goth vocals that recall Nurse With Wound at their most macabre. These guys are stylistically all over the map.
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