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Musicians from DC's post-punk, indie-rock scene were asked to compose music for a play. Because the play is set in Russia, they were asked to project themselves into east european electronica.


released April 5, 2013

All songs © 2012, original music for Taffety Punk’s OXYGEN composed by Jupiter Rex, the Caribbean, Electric Blanketland, the Gena Rowlands Band, the Inexhaustible Chalice, and E.D. Sedgwick. Script by Ivan Vyrypaev (translated by Sasha Dugdale). The play was performed in May of 2012 and was remounted in April of 2013 at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop in Washington, DC. It was directed by Lise Bruneau and Chris Curtis, featuring Mark Krawczyk and Taffety Punk company members Esther Williamson and Dan Crane. Recorded under various circumstances. Mastered by DJ Vicious Affliction. E.D. Sedgwick Appears courtesy of Dischord Records. the Caribbean appears courtesy of Hometapes. Photos this side by Teresa Castracane, cover photo and layout by Marcus Kyd. Special thanks to Peter Adams, Scott Hammar, Brittany Diliberto, Laura Cividanes, Caroline Bennett, Chad Clark, Mark Simeone, Victor Shargai, Jill Strachan and everyone at CHAW, Kim Carlyle, Teresa Castracane, Atomic Music, Kris Swanson and the Corner Store. This was made possible by our generous donors and the SHARE Fund, the Gwendolyn and Morris Cafritz Foundation, the Capitol Hill Community Foundation, and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. As always we are grateful to our first ten: Philippa Hughes, Sam Fleming, Anthony and Cathleen Nelson, Ryan Nelson, Christine Farley, Merribel Ayres, Anne Mayerson, Mr. Anonymous, Ms. Anonymous. Thank You. More information about us at taffetypunk.com. Send mail (we love it): PO Box 15392 WDC 20003.


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