As Discogs rather aptly puts it “Egg-obsessed MacAcid house artist from Scotland (presumably taking the name from the Can track Ege Bamyasi from 1972). A full “bieggraphy” is available on the official website.”


For a taste of the puntastic bieggraphy, on his early years he says “Formed in Stirling, Scotland in late 1984 as a free form eggsperimental one piece playing McAcid House before anyone knew what it was called, fusing many eggclectic influences, including Can, Captain Beefheart, Fad Gadget, and Electro, into a uniquegg style – in retrospect a style way ahead of it’s time.”


In non egg-related news, “Ege Bamyası” means “Aegean Okra” in Turkish. Anyhow, for some MacAcid sounds:


Ege Bam Yasi – Variation 2 (Live At Pure 1993)


Ege Bam Yasi website

~ by acidted on January 25, 2009.

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