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A quite unique band from Detroit and other southeast Michigan localities. Only A Mother existed from approximately 1987 to 1994, though Frank Pahl, the main songwriter and genius behind the group, continues his own solo work, which resembles in style the OaM sound, a sound best described as "avant garde noise-folk".

Only a Mother used only acoustic instruments to create very strange songs, often with pop structures but with bizarre instrumentation and arrangements, extended techniques, strange time signatures and keys… read more

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  • Avatar for Kirowatt
    Damn, I really love weird folk like this. Feral Chickens is wonderful.
  • Avatar for moblash
    So, so brilliant. The nights I spent seeing these guys in various unlikely venues from Detroit to Wyandotte will live forever in my memory...
  • Avatar for iconan
    only a mother - 1987 - ridding white alligators - Questo Lps è stato come un faro di creatività musicale e fantasia . -.-.-.-.-.-. om hari om .....
  • Avatar for SpaceLoneliness
    feral chickens is totally wacky and wonderful. great rekkerd.
  • Avatar for yorammorad
    how the hell can I get their stuff??? I got the Feral Chickens from here which is great (thanks for sharing by the way) but there's nothing about them whatsoever anywhere.
  • Avatar for min-thom
    they haven`t lost their sense of humor. one of the funniest bands ever. "Riding white alligators" is a masterpiece, but love them all.
  • Avatar for The_Red_Agent
    The Eyesore v/a has one of the greatest collection of artists ever.
  • Avatar for sheps999
    Feral Chickens in FLAC: Feral Chikens in FLAC: http://holyfuckingshit40000.blogspot.com/2009/07/only-mother-feral-chickens-1995-flac.html
  • Avatar for insomniacme
    Not "crazy". Hmm
  • Avatar for feedyourmind-
    I can't find this anywhere, if someone could share anything from them, I would be very grateful.

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