The NoMen perform “Dirty Yellow Mist” by ‘My Solid Ground’ a Krautrock Klassic from 1971.
Heard this song on Sunday on ‘The Active Listerers’ dark psychedelic show on Mix Cloud –
Sent the NoMen the link on YouTube and asked them to learn it! (Two chords… C and Dm)
The NoMen arrived at the studio on Tuesday without having learned the song! The drummer didn’t even turn up. Ran through the song with the guitarist playing drums. Sounded good!
Recorded it in one take with drums, bass and guitar chords. Overdubbed extra drums then overdubbed lead guitar and fuzz guitar. Made up some new words based on what we could make out from the original on YouTube. Recorded the vocal and some chanted backing vocals as well as some choral sounds on keyboard. Job done!!!
Video was shot during the overdubbing and vocal stage.
Dancing shadow ladies came from a different dimension…