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Seizures Palace

Label: Not Two Records
Released: 2015
Track listing: 0:14; Will to Power; Drones; Fetzer; Difference and Repetition; Fuck You Nash; One for Roy; Fourth Wind; *.


Article: Album Review

Cactus Truck: Seizures Palace

Read "Seizures Palace" reviewed by Mark Corroto

You have to go back to the energy jazz of Splatter Trio or maybe the punk band Black Flag to find a band comparable to Cactus Truck. The Amsterdam-based trio of drummer Onno Govaert (Vanilla Riot), bassist/guitarist Jasper Stadhouders (The Bureau Of Atomic Tourism), and American-born saxophonist John Dikeman (Universal Indians) play a brand of, bar-clearing ...


Brand New For China!

Label: Public Eyesore
Released: 2013
Track listing: Aporia; Search and Restore; Coitophobe; Sweet Movie; Plork; The snotgreen sea, the scrotumtightening sea; La la la la labia time!.


Live In USA

Label: Tractata Records
Released: 2013
Track listing: Prairie Oyster; Seans Gone; Hot Brown; The Twerk; Magnum Eyebrow; Wedding Present (sorry Erin); Ninja.


Article: Album Review

Cactus Truck with Jeb Bishop and Roy Campbell: Live in USA

Read "Live in USA" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

In the end of 2012 the Dutch power jazz trio Cactus Trio did a 37 gigs tour in the USA. The trio played in record stores, independent labels offices and small clubs, encountered cancellations due to hurricane Sandy, found last minute alternative spaces and hosted like- minded forward thinking improvisers. The limited edition recording chronicles this ...


Article: Album Review

Cactus Truck: Brand New For China!

Read "Brand New For China!" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

John Dikeman is one of the most interesting saxophonists now operating in the Amsterdam scene. He is a charismatic player, well-versed in the legacy of modern and free jazz as his recent releases-- Across the sky, with bassist Raoul Van Der Weide and drummer Klaus Kugel (Not Two, 2012); and Nihil is Now (Stone Floor, 2012), ...


Brand New For China!

Label: Public Eyesore
Released: 2012

Article: Album Review

Cactus Truck: Brand New for China!

Read "Brand New for China!" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

I Cactus Truck sono un trio, fondato ad Amsterdam dal saxofonista americano John Dikeman e da due giovanissimi olandesi volanti come il bassista/chitarrista Jasper Stadhouders e il batterista Onno Govaert, che sta già facendo parlare di sé per la furia iconoclasta e l'energia furibonda delle loro performance. L'improvvisazione gioca un ruolo determinante in questa modalità espressiva ...


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