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Jacoozzi
Jacoozzi
Studio album by Brant Bjork
Released April 5 2019
Recorded December 2010 at The Hacienda House in Joshua Tree, California, USA
Genre Stoner Rock, Desert Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Length 46:54
Label Heavy Psych Sounds
Producer Brant Bjork, Tony Mason
Brant Bjork chronology
Mankind Woman
(2018)
Jacoozzi
(2019)
Brant Bjork
(2020)
Jacoozzi is the thirteenth studio album by desert rock musician Brant Bjork. Recorded in 2010 originally as a lighter all-instrumental album it became a series of jam sessions. It is set to be released on 5 April 2019 via Heavy Psych Sounds.

BackgroundEdit

On 21 January 2019, Heavy Psych Sounds records would announce Jacoozzi as the next Brant Bjork release, having previously released Mankind Woman along with reissues of Tres Dias and Local Angel.

Joshua Tree, California, 2010: Brant Bjork has just started to record another solo record. About 4 days into the sessions, the desert rock king decided to abandon the 8 songs he was working on, and told his long time friend and engineer, Tony Mason, to start rolling tape and Brant proceeded to play drums in his natural improv style. After multiple drum track performances were recorded, Brant started layering guitars, bass and percussion in the same improvisational spirit. The former Fu-Manchu and Kyuss-legend essentially decided to “jam” by himself and for the rest of his scheduled sessions.

When the recording session had come to an end, Brant put the 8 unfinished tracks on the shelf as well as his “solo jam session” tracks. “I was much more content with the “jam” tracks as it was a creative release that was needed at that time.“ he says. “I decided to call the collective tracks, Jacoozzi. At the time, it reminded me of the feeling of my first solo recording sessions for my first solo release, Jalamanta….only more “free”.“

At that time in 2010, Brant had no formal plans to release any of the music from those sessions….’Jacoozzi’ included. Almost a decade later, Heavy Psych Sounds Records is stoked to finally release this special trip of a Brant Bjork jam!

“After 8 years in the waiting, it’s nice to finally have this recording I call Jacoozzi released.“ Brant Bjork comments. “I feel that the fans of my work will enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed performing and recording it.”[1]

Jacoozzi will be released in the following formats:

  • Digital
  • Digipak CD
  • Black Vinyl
  • Yellow Vinyl
  • Clear Green Vinyl (250 copies)
  • Orange/Red/Yellow Splatter (600 copies)
  • Test Pressing (40 copies)

TracklistEdit

  • 1. Can’t Out Run The Sun (7:45)
  • 2. Guerrilla Funk (7:20)
  • 3. Mexico City Blues (3:27)
  • 4. Five Hundred Thousand Dollars (0:43)
  • 5. Black & White Wonderland (3:10)
  • 6. Oui (4:55)
  • 7. Mixed Nuts (4:46)
  • 8. Lost In Race (6:22)
  • 9. Polarized (4:07)
  • 10. Do You Love Your World? (4:19)

PersonnelEdit

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Obelisk
V·T·E Brant Bjork
Solo Albums JalamantaBrant Bjork & The OperatorsKeep Your Cool.Local AngelSaved By Magic (As Brant Bjork & The Bros) • Tres DiasSomera Sól (As Brant Bjork & The Bros) • Punk Rock GuiltGods & GoddessesBlack Flower Power (As Brant Bjork & The Low Desert Punk Band) • Tao of The DevilMankind WomanJacoozziBrant Bjork
Other Solo Releases SabbiaFalling To SpaceEurope '16
Fu Manchu No One Rides For FreeThe Action Is GoJailbreakGodzillaEatin' Dust(Godzilla's) Eatin' DustKing Of The RoadCalifornia Crossing
Kyuss Sons of KyussWretchBlues for the Red SunWelcome to Sky Valley
Mondo Generator Cocaine RodeoA Drug Problem That Never ExistedUse Once and Destroy Me Tour 2003I Never SleepAustralian Tour EP 2008
Other Associated Bands and Selected Releases The Desert SessionsVista ChinoPeaceChéSounds of LiberationFatso JetsonSolarfeastGossamerBalls For Days
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