On Metal Chaos Ensemble: "... ​using unique strategies to yield densely active and eerily surreal music, an incredible excursion through experimental improvisation."   - Squidco website staff

Evil Clown 

On Leap of Faith: "Alien yet familiar, bizarre yet completely fascinating. Expanding, contracting, erupting, settling down, always as one force..." - Bruce Lee Gallanter, DMG



Great MTV style videos by Jane of single poem extracts from the improvisation

Albey onBass appears on the following Evil Clown Titles:

Leap of Faith

Albey onBass


Albey 'onBass' Balgochian's skills on bass covers the full spectrum of genres. A member of the Cecil Taylor Trio & Big Band they were awarded Best Performances of '05, '09, and '16 - All About Jazz. He was the house bassist for the original "House of Blues" in Cambridge, MA., and a long time member of the 2 time Handy Award winner "Paul Rishell Band". He has worked with among others; Darryl Jones (Miles Davis, Rolling Stones).Sun Ra's Marshall Allen and Butoh dancer Min Tanaka.  He has also collaborated with and produced cd's with among others Nuyorican poet Miguel Algarin, and Beat Poet John Sinclair.

Metal Chaos Ensemble


photos by Raffi

String Theory


Photos by Rob Miller