In 1969 a band emerged from nowhere and released just one album entitled Orgasm. A weird experimental whirlwind of avant-garde sound collages and psychedelic rock, unlike anything that had gone before. Subsequently the album has been hailed as an early example of industrial music, as well as underground music scenes like No Wave and Noise Rock.
With such an album and the enigmatic nature of the band that produced it, it's little wonder that a mythology grew-up around who Cromagnon were. The story goes that two pop-music songwriters approached the ESP-Disk record company, asking to record an experimental album.
Except that's just a myth that developed around the album. The reality is that the two songwriters were actually Brain Elliot Austin Grasmere a producer and Austin Grassmere the lead guitarist in a band called the The Boss Blues. The two of them recorded the album not in a hippie commune, but in mostly in a make-shift studio in New York City. The band recorded the album with friends, and anyone they could get to join-in. The Boss Blues were a rock band from the Danbury, Connecticut.
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