On The Origin Of Not Getting Paid By Shady Dive Bars, Or The Uber Ride Home In Which Almost Everyone Quits The Band

from by The People's Ensemble




The title is a parody of Charles Darwin's famous book "On The Origin of Species..." It is the beginning of a two part piece of program music (that ends with "Ennui in Three") which depicts the experience of playing in empty rooms to people who don't care about you, and the life experiences that surround such an activity.


"Can I be SkyNet?"
"Tweet, tweet, tweet, tweet!"

"Okay, I'm not gonna say 9/11 was an inside job, but..."
"Jet fuel cannot melt through fuckin' steel beams"
"You mean Jeb Bush can't melt steel beams"
"Jeb Bush can't melt steel beams, ha ha ha."


from Quotations From The People's Ensemble, released May 21, 2017
Greyson Davison - guitar, voice
David Allen - bass
Austin Covell - drums
Chris Carlone -guitar
Matt Merolla - bass
Devin Venditelli - drums
David Cuddigan - drums
Ryan Santana - voice
Allesio D'Andrea - voice
Tommy Koehne - voice



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The People's Ensemble is a musical group deeply committed to the causes of equality, autonomy, and liberation. We believe in the principles of libertarian socialism, and seek to work for a better tomorrow.

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