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Sick City Four

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Sick City Four

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Location:Louisville, Kentucky
Year(s):1987 - 2015
Categorized as:Experimental
Members:Heather Floyd, Chris Willems, Dan Willems, Bart Galloway.
Website:adeptrecordings.com/category/sick-city-four
Label:Adept Recordings
Total Request:11687 (10766 downloads, 921 plays)
Total Request:11687 (10766 downloads, 921 plays)
About:

The Sick City Four began playing in Bloomington, IN circa 1987-1995.  Now located in Louisville, KY 1995-present.  All instruments included. We play whatever we want, whenever we want.


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With support from: Arts Council and the City of IndianapolisIndiana Arts CommissionNational Endowment for the Arts

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50 requests

 2013, Adept Recordings,

The SC4 perform a set of music during the Louisville Experimental Festival at The Bard's Town Theatre in Louisville, Ky. 06-30-13.  Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Tenor Saxophone. Note: Audience recording.  

 

Video of this set can be seen at http://www.adeptrecordings.com/article/sick-city-four-at-the-bards-town-06-30-2013

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    Kobayashi Variation
     
     

 
 
165 requests

 2012, Adept Recordings,

The Sick City Four play in support of the new split 7-inch 45 rpm release from Gubbey Records featuring a studio version of "Burundi Punchclock" by SC4 on one side and Louisville's own Furlong on the other side. Find the vinyl at http://www.gubbeyrecords.net/store.htm. 

Video of this set can be seen at http://adeptrecordings.com/article/sick-city-four-at-astro-black-10-13-2012

Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Baritone Saxophone, Cornet.  Recorded @ Astro Black Records/Quills Coffee House, 10-13-12, Louisville, KY. Note: Audience recording.

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    Shout pt.1
     
     
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    Shout pt.2
     
     
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    Too Many Dustballs
     
     
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    Burundi Punchclock
     
     

 
 
72 requests

 2012, Adept Recordings,

The Sick City Four, minus our esteemed guitar player Chris Willems, attempt to raise the eternal spirit of one Serge Chaloff during a musical seance performed in the backlot of a long forgotten corner of Preston Hwy. in Louisville, KY. Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Bart Galloway-Drums, Dan Willems-Baritone Saxophone. Note: Audience Recording. 03-03-12. Pic by Heather Floyd.

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    Heads Up Pub part 1
     
     
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    Heads Up Pub part 2
     
     

 
 
68 requests

 2012, Adept Recordings,

The Sick City Four play music on a cold and rainy night at the Haymarket Whiskey Bar in Louisville, KY. Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Bass Guitar & Vocals. 01-26-12. Note: audience recording. Pic-Brian Manley.

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    SC4@Haymarket Whisky Bar pt. 1
     
     
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    SC4@Haymarket Whisky Bar pt. 2
     
     

 
 
167 requests

 2011, Adept Recordings,

The Sick City Four minus One enter the twilight zone via Harley's Main Street Tavern in downtown Louisville, KY. Spitballs, Dancing Bears, Red Shirts, Bourbon, Spirtual Posession.  Oh and Music! Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Bart Galloway-Drums, Dan Willems-Baritone Saxophone, Megaphone. Note: audience recording. 12-02-11. Pic by Brian Manley.

Check out these two articles for some context. 

http://wmzink.blogspot.com/2011/12/capacity-to-affront.html

http://americangloam.blogspot.com/2011/12/chapter-nineteen-dim-lights-thick-smoke.html

 

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    Welcome to Harley's
     
     
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    Dog's Barking
     
     
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    Chad's Organ
     
     
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    The Burrito Song
     
     
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    Last Night at Harley's
     
     

 
 
37 requests

 2011, Adept Recordings,

 Bart and Dan represent the Four during a live set at Lisa's Oak Street Lounge in Louisville, KY 09-25-11.  Audience recording, 20 minutes. Bart Galloway-Drums, Dan Willems-Alto Saxophone. Pic-Cory Fusting.

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    Duo 09-25-11 at LOSL
     
     

 
 
75 requests

 2011, Adept Recordings,

Live set from the Louisville Experimental Music Festival 06-25-11 @ Club 21.  The Sick City Four: Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Vocals, Short-Wave Radio, Baritone Saxophone. Note: Audience recording.

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    Exhibitionism Part 1
     
     
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    Exhibitionism Part 2
     
     

 
 
39 requests

 2011, Adept Recordings,

The Sick City Four respond to the Ohio River flooding by seeking shelter in the Studio, bailing water with their instruments.  Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Baritone Saxophone. Recorded 04-28-11 at Wilder Park Studio, Louisville, Kentucky.

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    FLOOD
     
     

 
 
64 requests

 2011, Adept Recordings,

After a lengthy discussion concerning Modest Mussorgsky's drinking problem, the Sick City Four drink to Mussorgsky and head down to the studio to play tribute.  Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Megaphone, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Baritone Saxophone.  Recorded 02-18-11 at Wilder Park Studio.

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    Ten O' Clock at Wilder Park pt.1
     
     
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    Ten O' Clock at Wilder Park pt. 2
     
     

 
 
70 requests

 2010, Adept Recordings,

 The Sick City Four perform the set entitled, "Down With American Drones" at Derby City Espresso Louisville, Kentucky 09-25-10.  Heather Floyd-Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Tenor Saxophone, Megaphone, Vocals. Note: Audience Recording.

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    Down With American Drones pt.1
     
     
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    Down With American Drones pt.2
     
     

 
 
74 requests

 2010, Adept Recordings,

 The Sick City Four interpret the famous version of the obscure drinking song at Wilder Park Studio 08-31-10.  Heather Floyd-Trumpet & Turkey Call, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Baritone Saxophone.  

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    Star Spangled (part 1)
     
     
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    Star Spangled (part 2)
     
     

 
 
107 requests

 2010, Adept Recordings,

The Sick City Four play Derby City Espresso in Louisville, KY August 7th 2010.  Bart Galloway-Drums, Heather Floyd-Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Baritone & Alto Saxophones.  Note:Audience Recording.

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    Opening Improv/Dog's Barking
     
     
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    Four Orchestra
     
     
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    Burundi Punchclock
     
     

 
 
124 requests

 2010, Adept Recordings,

Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems-Baritone Saxophone, Megaphone.

Recorded at Wilder Park Studio 03-30-10.

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    Intro to Albert V.K.
     
     
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    Louisville Secession
     
     
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    Seance
     
     

 
 
105 requests

 2010, Adept Recordings,

Heather Floyd-Trumpet, Bart Galloway-Drums, Chris Willems-Guitar, Dan Willems- Baritone Saxophone.

Recorded at Wilder Park Studio 02-20-10.

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    Chopin Hour Part 1
     
     
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    Chopin Hour Part 2
     
     
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    Chopin Hour Part 3
     
     

 
 
72 requests

 2010, Adept Recordings,

Live set from 06-05-2010: Bill Zink-guitar, lap steel, Heather Floyd-guitar, trumpet, Bart Galloway-drums, Dan Willems-bass, alto saxophone, megaphone.  Note: audience recording.  The SC4 attempt to cap the BP oil well.

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    Dead Oil Covered Dolphin part 1
     
     
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    Dead Oil Covered Dolphin part 2
     
     

 
 
132 requests

 

Miscellaneous demos, experiments and live cuts.

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    The Burrito Song
     
     
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    Otto Dix
     
     
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    EEC minor dub
     
     
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    EEC minor dub (full band version)
     
     
 
 
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    by Sylvain Chamberlain on Mar 12, 2012
  • Awesome stuff!
    by Jamison Pickerill on Mar 09, 2011

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