In the Name of What?

by Big Mean Sound Machine

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Ferocious new single from the collective mind and body that is Big Mean Sound Machine, "In the Name of What?" charts new musical and sonic territory for the band. The B-side "Wolfpack" is a classic Big Mean anthem with a new twist. Both these tracks are a sneak peak of the record "Contraband", which is set for release on Angry Mom Records May 31st 2014.


released April 25, 2014

Andrew Klein // Drums, Cymbals
Lucas Ashby // Congas, Blocks, Bells, Percussion
Bryan Davis // Shekere, Effects
Angelo Peters // Electric Bass, Moog, Arp & Aceto Synths
Dan Barker // Rhythm and Lead Guitar, Moog Synths
Damien Scalise //Rhythm and Lead Guitar
Kyle Oesteich // Korg Polysix, Organs, Wurlitzer Electric Piano
Dana Billings // Minimoog, Hammond Organ, Percussion
Bobby Spellman // Trumpet
Jamie Yaman // Tenor Saxophone
Alicia Aubin // Trombone
Remy Kunstler // Baritone Saxophone
Emily Pecoraro // Flute, Bass Clarinet, Contrabass Clarinet

Produced by Angelo Peters and Big Mean Sound Machine

Recorded Live at Electric Wilburland in August of 2013
Engineered by Matt Morano at Electric Wilburland in Newfield, NY
Additional engineering by Angelo Peters at Big Mean Studios, Ithaca, NY

Mixed by Angelo Peters at Big Mean Studios, Ithaca, NY
Mastered by Dana Billings at Electric Wilburland, Newfield, NY

Art by Vinny Naro



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Big Mean Sound Machine Ithaca, New York

Big Mean Sound Machine is Fierce.

A thunderous dance party that fuses Afrobeat, Jazz, Funk, and Psychedelia, BMSM is charting new musical territory with it's latest release "Contraband." 45 minutes of raw, precise energy produced entirely by BMSM, the album was recorded live in summer and winter of 2013. Big Mean continually re-defines the boundaries of dance music; meditation meets party time. ... more


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