Exposé Online banner

The Slambovian Circus of Dreams

The Slambovian Circus of Dreams
Country
United States
Profile
The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, sometimes billed as Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams or The Grand Slambovians, is an eclectic band from the Northeastern US. The band is led by songwriter Joziah Longo (vocals, guitar, harmonica), who is joined by Sharkey McEwen (guitar, mandolin), Tink Lloyd (accordion, cello, etc), and Felipe Torres (drums, percussion). Longo, Lloyd, and Sharkey were previously in a band called The Ancestors and released three albums from 1988-1994, before breaking up, then reforming as the Circus.
Photo by Tom Moore
Website
http://slambovia.com
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (5)
The Slambovian Circus of Dreams — A Box of Everything The Slambovian Circus of Dreams — A Box of Everything
(Bandcamp Red River RRECD134, 2014, CD)
The Slambovian Circus of Dreams — The Grand Slambovians The Slambovian Circus of Dreams — The Grand Slambovians
(Bandcamp no#, 2011, CD)
Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams — The Great Unravel Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams — The Great Unravel
(Bandcamp High Noon SR0008, 2008, CD)
Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams — Flapjacks from the Sky Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams — Flapjacks from the Sky
(Bandcamp High Noon CC20856, 2005, 2CD)
Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams — A Good Thief Tips His Hat Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams — A Good Thief Tips His Hat
(Bandcamp Slambovian SR 0000, 2000, CD)

Latest news

2020-03-24
Bill Rieflin RIP – The sad news reaches us today of Bill Rieflin's death. Rieflin was best known as a drummer in bands ranging from post-punk to industrial to indie-rock to progressive rock, including work with The Blackouts, Ministry, Nine Inch Nails, Swans, Land, and King Crimson. Rieflin had been battling cancer for several years, and succumbed to it on March 24. He was 59. » Read more

2020-03-17
Cruise to the Edge and Seaprog 2020 Festivals Postponed – The worldwide outbreak of the novel coronavirus has started to produce casualties in the music world, and festivals are not immune. We've had word that both the Cruise to the Edge (originally slated for March 27 - April 1) and Seaprog (originally June 5-7) have been postponed to later dates, with those dates to be announced. » Read more

2020-03-06
McCoy Typer RIP – Word reaches us today of the passing of one of the most influential pianists in the history of jazz, McCoy Tyner. His tenure with John Coltrane in the early 60s includes some of the most treasured recordings of the era, including My Favorite Things and A Love Supreme. After leaving Coltrane's group, he had a long and successful solo career. He was 81. » Read more

2020-02-18
Jon Christensen RIP – Word reaches us today of the passing of Norwegian drummer Jon Christensen, a musician whose sensitive playing did much to help define the atmospheric sound of ECM jazz recordings. His work with Jan Garbarek, Bobo Stenson, Terje Rypdal, and many more was sensitive and varied, adapting to a wide variety of styles while maintaining a distinct identity of its own. Christensen was 76. » Read more

2020-01-21
Gong Announces UK Tour for 2020 – Having spent the last few years touring the world, including dates in Japan with psych legend Steve Hillage, multiple headline European tours and festivals, America’s Cruise to the Edge festival, a South America headline tour, and a headline performance at Tomorrow Festival in China, the band have won the hearts of both traditional and modern Gong fanbases. During this live journey, Gong has delved further into the truly psychedelic, exploratory, and mind-expanding side of the music. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Cluster - Cluster II – This is actually Cluster's fourth album, if you count the two albums for the tiny Schwann Studio label as a trio (named Kluster) with ex- Tangerine Dream member Konrad Schnitzler. The spelling change...  (1995) » Read more

Kansas - Freaks of Nature – Their first studio album in seven years, Freaks of Nature marks the return of Kansas. Well, actually they haven't been gone. Even though this marks the first studio release for the current lineup,...  (1995) » Read more

Michael Ray and the Cosmic Krewe - Funk If I Know – The Cosmic Krewe’s music is an almost perfect hybrid of trumpeter/keyboardist/vocalist Michael Ray’s two most significant former gigs. Here, as on the band’s 1994 debut, Ray’s...  (2000) » Read more

Honeyelk - En Quête d'un Monde Meilleur (Stoyz vi Dozévéloy Reissue) – An almost legendary album in French rock, Honeyelk's Stoyz vi Dozévéloy was originally released in a limited pressing of only 1000 copies. The band was a quintet of bass, drums,...  (1996) » Read more

Somnambulist - Somnambulist – Fans of Mellotron and heavy Hammond take note. Somnambulist is a four-piece from Chattanooga, Tennessee, who are solidly powered by these two instruments, as well as synths, guitars, and a heavy...  (1997) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues