This is a collaboration between Mongolian folk musicians Guren and experimental metal/punk duo Death to Giants. The quartet made its debut at the Mongol Arts and Culture Festival on October 20th, 2012 with a fully improvised set followed by another at Rock Naadam on June 26th, 2013.
The songs on this album were captured in a one-day improvisational studio session on June 27th, 2013.
A huge thank you to Brian Offenther and Javkha Ara, without whom Guren and Death to Giants would never have come together.
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released July 3, 2020
Altan-Od Ganbold: Lead vocals, various instruments
Khongor: Morin khuur (Horse-head fiddle)
Death to Giants is...
Ming Nichols: Bass, vocals
Ivan Belcic: Drums, backing vocals on "Migratory Birds"
Additional vocals on "Migratory Birds" by Brian Offenther
Recorded at db Studios in Shanghai, China, June 27, 2013 by Ryan Baird. The master tracks were lost, but several years later some initial MP3 mixdowns were recovered and mastered by Ming Nichols and Adam Gaensler. Additional mixing by the Horses.