Not for Having, But for Tasting

by Andy Rivkin and his Gedankenband

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An EP of new Gedankenmusic, freshly recorded over the summer of 2012. Guaranteed to have at least one catchy song!* No science/geek gimmicky songs on this one, just some amount of rock and/or roll leavened with a sappy ballad or two and an album-only bonus track!

*Not a legally binding statement. The artists are not liable for damages if the purchasers do not find any songs catchy.


released September 18, 2012

The Gedankenband is (are?)
Andy Rivkin: Rhythm guitar, vocals, percussion on "One Thing to Do".
Günther van Günther: Lead guitar, diacriticals, backing vocals on "(GLwt)WoYD".
Katsumi Ramone: Bass, percussion, violin on "Put Down Your Guard".
Eddie Diffusion: Drums, percussion, backing vocals.
Meredith Chou-Chou: Backing vocals, keyboards.

All songs written by Andy Rivkin
Produced by The Gedankenband (to the extent you can call this "produced").
Günther and Diffusion appear courtesy of NachtenKlënch Records LLC.
Recorded at The Pleasure Grounds, Columbia MD, summer 2012.



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Andy Rivkin and his Gedankenband Columbia, Maryland

Andy is a planetary astronomer by day, and also by night since he's an astronomer. Also a founding member of Dr. Lüst, Science Diet, and other bands you likely haven't heard of.

The Gedankenband is a rag-tag crew of veteran eigenmusicians who help Andy turn his music into, well, still music. But maybe different from what he intended. But in a good way. Or something.
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