Freak Machine

by Ben Levin Group

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Greg Murphy
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Greg Murphy Fav Track: All of them.
This is that good shit. Very rarely is something so strange so personal and emotional.
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Sacul This is the most pretentious thing I've ever listened to. But it's so f*cking awesome I don't care at all. Favorite track: Freak Machine 4.
Daniel Kuburoglu
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Daniel Kuburoglu A beautifully raw (and rather insane) album with a great concept and greater execution. Favorite track: Freak Machine 1.
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aaronichi I had to play Freak Machine 4 over again right away just to hear "God invented love to make murder easy" autotuned to rediculosity. Favorite track: Freak Machine 4.
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"The album follows a caricature of a sexually frustrated young man who has fired a pistol into his brain. The entire album takes place from the time the bullet enters his skull to the time it exits. The work is by turns crude and elegant, stooping to the man's level and then following him back out as he explores the madonna/whore paradox and the suffocating pettiness of the life he has built and imposed on others." -Greg Bowen (Album Art)


released February 10, 2015

Music by Ben Levin
Produced by Vince Welch
Engineered by Adam Brass
Mastered by Randy Roos at Squam Sound
Recorded at Mercenary Audio and The Record Co in Boston, MA
Album Art by Greg Bowen

Ben Levin - Guitar
Courtney Swain - Voice
Josh Friedman - Keyboards
Chris Baum - Violin
Tyler LeVander - Drums
Jed Lingat - Bass

Brothers Lumpy:
Ben Wallace-Ailsworth - Percussion
Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth - Percussion

String Quartet:
Chris Baum - Violin
Jonathan Cannon - Violin
Abby Swidler - Viola
Trevor Jarvis - Cello



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Ben Levin Group Boston, Massachusetts

The simple things that all humans experience are perhaps the most important. The loss of a loved one can inspire a raging piece about the apocalypse. A majestic symphony of morphing rhythms can come from a first kiss. I hope when you listen to our music, you are reminded of your own life and feel something special. ... more

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