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Deviant (Pitchshifter album)

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Length  44:50
Artist  Pitchshifter
Producer  Dave Jerden
Deviant (2000)  PSI (2002)
Release date  23 May 2000
Label  MCA Records
Released  May 23, 2000 (2000-05-23)
Recorded  1999 (1999)–2000 (2000)
Studio  Pitchshifter Studios, Shabby Road, Nottingham, Eldorado Studios, Burbank
Genres  Industrial rock, Drum and bass, Alternative rock, Alternative metal
Similar  wwwpitchshiftercom, Infotainment?, The Remix War, Bootlegged - Distorted - Remixed, PSI

Pitchshifter condescension


Deviant is an album by the British industrial metal band Pitchshifter, released in 2000. It was a follow up to the commercially successful album www.pitchshifter.com, but was seen by the record label as a disappointment. Promotional videos by DOSE Productions were made for the tracks "Hidden Agenda" and "Dead Battery". The track "Everything's Fucked" was released for radio play in an altered version "Everything Sucks". Jello Biafra makes an appearance on the track "As Seen on TV". By March 2002, the album had sold 33,000 copies in the U.S, just over half the amount www.pitchshifter.com had sold at the same time.

Contents

Before Deviant was released a promotional sampler CD was released under the name 'Deviant Sampler',

Deviant pitchshifter interview for their album deviant


Album cover

Pitchshifter's album cover used a picture of one of Gee Vaucher's Paintings, who did artwork for Crass and Carcass. The painting shows a cross between the Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth II. The album cover was banned in Poland, due to some of the public's response and complaints to the offending image saying "Why did you insult the Pope?!". The band and MCA Records apologized and changed the artwork.

Pitchshifter

  • J.S. Clayden – vocals, programming, engineering
  • Jim Davies – lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Mark Clayden – bass
  • John Stanier - additional live drums
  • Johnny Carter – additional programming, engineering
  • Additional musicians

  • Jello Biafra – additional vocals (8)
  • Technical personnel

  • Annette Cisneros – engineering
  • Elan Trujillo – assistant engineering
  • Steve Duda – additional programming, additional editing
  • Bryan "Dewey" Hall – guitar technician
  • The Drum Doctor – drum technician
  • Sarah Debord – studio assistance
  • Tony Santiago – studio assistance
  • Chris Jensen – studio assistance
  • Eddie Schreyer – mastering
  • Gee Vaucher – front cover original black and wgite painting
  • Howard – cover painting manipulation
  • Dave Willis – band photos
  • Tony Woolliscroft – band photos
  • The Huja Brothers – "Rat Bastard" comic
  • Songs

    1Condescension3:12
    2Wafer Thin3:31
    3Keep It Clean3:50

    References

    Deviant (Pitchshifter album) Wikipedia


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