The second album from Gramps The Vamp! Composed in the form of a faux 70s horror-adventure film soundtrack, The Cave of 10,000 Eyes combines afrobeat, deep funk, ethio-jazz and spooky soul, for an exploration into the dark, wild and strange side of the funk.
released October 18, 2016
The Cave of 10,000 Eyes
by Gramps The Vamp
Maxx McGathey: Keyboards, Theremin, Percussion
Mike Novak: Guitar, Sound Design
Kevin Holt: Bass
Stevenson Valentor: Drum Set, Percussion
Justin Howe: Tenor Saxophone, Flute
Peter Gillette: Trumpet
Nick Bush: Alto Saxophone
Eli Wilson: Baritone Saxophone
With special guest Mike Bruno on Congas and Vibraphone
All songs composed by McGathey with cowriters:
Gillette, Holt, Howe, on BATS!
Holt, Novak on The Incident
Holt, Valentor on Ghost Town and The Cave of 10,000 Eyes
Holt on Krampusnacht and Labyrinth
Valentor on Escape!
Produced by Maxx McGathey
Recorded and Mixed by Mike Novak at Warehaus West in February and March, 2016
Mastered by Matthew Barnhart at Chicago Mastering Service
Album Art by Khafre Liggens
Graphic Design by Justin Frederick
Special Thanks to: Shelby Westart, Brent Shumard, Chelsea O’Donnell, The Chicago Electric Piano Company, Mike Bruno, Kevin Kozol, Worlds of Music Chicago, and our 134 Kickstarter backers!