by Nick van Woert


In 1993 the FBI inadvertently created an evacuation soundtrack during the 51 day standoff in Waco, Texas with David Koresh and the Branch Dividians. The FBI blasted these songs and noises in an attempt to torture and evacuate the inhabitants of the compound. This record is a selection of these songs, curated by Nick van Woert and recreated by the musicians listed below as they saw fit. 
WACO was produced by Nick van Woert to accompany his exhibition, “Just Dropped In to See What Condition My Condition Was In” at Moran Bonderoff Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. This limited edition LP was engineered by Mike Kutchman and recorded to 2” tape at Kutch 1 Studios in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Featuring artists as diverse as Ben Greenberg (Uniform, The Men) and Logan Takahashi (Teengirl Fantasy), WACO is a thrilling maniacal ride and sure to become a collector’s item.

Reveille (Wake Up Waco) - Spencer Murphy, Austin Williamson, Jack Gulielmetti, Isaiah Barr
Speak Softly - Brian McPeck, Emilliano Ortiz, Ludwig Persick, Matthew McAuley
WACO - Logan Takahashi
These Ropes Are Made For Hanging - Samoa, Julia Jade Duffy, Langdon Graves, Aaron Bondaroff
Left Right Left - Sandy Parker
WACkO - Logan Takahashi

Achy Breaky Heart - Ben Greenberg, ZZ Ramirez, Elias Ronnenfelt
No More Mister Nice Guy - Ben Greenberg, ZZ Ramirez
WAkO - Logan Takahashi
Let It Snow - Jeff Zagers, Tara Walters
Let It Snow (Last Call) - Donald Cumming, Mike Kutchman, Nick van Woert

Organized by Nick van Woert
Released at the opening of “Just Dropped In To See What Condition My Condition Was In” an exhibition at Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles
Special help from Know Wave
Mastered & mixed at KUTCH-1 Studio
Brooklyn, NY


released December 18, 2015



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