MALADROITS UNION is Bogs Visionary Orchestra's second released. Bogs Visionary Orchestra combines the anthem like melodies of old-time country with indie grit and experimental niavity. Their songs hint at the surreal, yet are imbued with simplicity and heartfelt zeal. Bogs Visionary Orchestra is led by artist/performer A. Bogs. His Orchestra of friends include Bobby Antosca (bass), Jill Pittman (backing vocals), Timothy Dick (drums & backing vocals), Jose Delhart (lap steel, lead guitar and backing vocals). We believe ART IS FOR FOLKS, that the PROCESS is EQUAL to the PRODUCT, that EVERYONE is creative, and EVERYONE has something to GIVE! SOME WORDS FROM A. BOGS- No one would deny being a consumer. It's something we accept because it's so easy to do. We consume music, movies, books and many, many other things. Above being consumers we are creators. We have the ability to bring things into being. For every ten books we read, we can write our own short story. For every thirty songs we download we can hum our own tune. We are more than consumer we are creator! CREATE! DON'T JUST CONSUME! MALADROITS UNION Produced by A. Bogs Recorded at Modfa Studios, Brooklyn N.Y. Mastered by Jason Spittle at HardLuck Productions, Brooklyn N.Y. All songs written by A. Bogs All vocals and instrumentation by A. Bogs except: Timothy Dick: piano on tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 and 14, wind organ on track 4, electric guitar on track 5 (solo), 7 and 11, tambourine, vibrato banjo and operatic vocals on track 6 Jose Delhart: lap steel on tracks 3, 5 and 10, bass on track 3, 4, 5 and 8, electric guitar on 3, 4, 5, backing vocals on track 5 Tim Gallogly: bass on tracks 7 and 11, Casio keyboard on track 11 Andrew Mann: drums on track 1 Kareem Goubran: bass on track 1 E. Bogs: crying on track 10 Lael Llaverias: bass on track 10 Eric Kivnick: percussion on track 10 Vin Cin: slide banjo and bass on track 14 Ernesto Gomez: harmonica and backing vocals on track 14 Illustration by L. Bogs Design by Karina Angeles Special Thanks to: L. Bogs, Patrons For The Arts, Taylor and Susan Field, Kareem Goubran and all the generous friend who came by to add their own unique ideas and sounds to this recording.
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