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Opabinia

Label: Babel Label
Released: 2014
Track listing: Isthmus; Waiting for Javier/Luzern; Hallucigenia; Lullaby of the Limpet (for Ella); Azalpho; Halt the Busterman; Wiwaxia; Double File; Anomalocaris; Piano Part Two/Catachretic.

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Article: Album Review

Dominic Lash: Opabinia

Read "Opabinia" reviewed by John Sharpe


As British bassist Dominic Lash explains in the liners to his Quartet's debut Opabinia, both the album and several of the tracks on it are named after extinct creatures excavated as fossils from the Burgess Shale of British Columbia. That inspiration arises from both the fabulous nature of the animals and paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould's musings ...


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