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About The Claypool Lennon Delirium

The joining of two of rock's most fearless and experimental musicians seems like a no-brainer -- even more so when considering their pedigrees. In 2015, as his band the Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger occupied the opening slot for the Primus tour, Sean Lennon got to play with Primus' virtuoso bassist Les Claypool. An on-stage jam during "Southbound Pachyderm" convinced Claypool that John's son could really play, and the pair decided to collaborate on a new project. The Claypool Lennon Delirium recorded at Claypool's home studio at Rancho Relaxo near Sonoma, California, crafting an unsurprising sound, considering the duo's origins. Their debut single -- the eight-minute mind-bender "Cricket and the Genie" -- shifts and swerves from style to style, exploring the spaces between psych rock, prog, a little acid, a lot of abstract, and even experimental pop. Their debut album, Monolith of Phobos, was released in June 2016. In April of the following year, the band released an exclusive four-song covers EP called Lime and Limpid Green to coincide with Record Store Day. ~ Neil Z. Yeung

ORIGIN
Occidental, CA
FORMED
2015

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