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Almanac of The Wireforest disc 2: blackKey (2007)

Almanac of The Wireforest disc 1: whiteKey (2007)

29 mares in ThE kIllING bOx (2008)

29 mares in ThE kILLING bOx is an interwoven story of the apocalypse as viewed by lab animals and slaughter house occupants. With stitches of Jules Verne and Nostradamus sprinkled upon and in haled by a dust bowl carnival.

EconOmicoN (2009)

we had to make a record in a month for the 4th year in a row. Soooo we made a record, a companion choose your own adventure book that depending on your choices dictates the order you listen to the songs on the disc as well as the "Economicon" a book-house-working clock with light up eyes that holds both the CD and the book inside!!! and finally a video!! This is our giant dedication to the economic end times!! a circus ticket for music of cannibal street children and the end of the world, mixed with happy taxidermy rabbits filled with ether by the sea side. Warning of the perils of money, love, life and death. -Love & Tentacles WS " www.armyoftoys.com :to Order the EconOmicoN contact info@armyoftoys.com

28 Seeds: The Last Radio Show (2010)

Walter Sickert & The Army of BRoken TOys ~ PRESENT A SteamCrunk Radio Hour ~ WIREFOREST Production Pre-apocalyptic SteamCunk radio show!

DREAM DROME (2011)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys ~ PRESENT ~ DREAM DROME Submitted for the RPM Challenge 2011 A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans credits released 01 March 2011 Walter Sickert - Vox, Guitar, & effects Edrie - Vox, accordion, xylophone, Broken Toys Rachel Jayson - Viola jojo the Burlesque Poetess - Uke Kevin Corzett - Clarinet TJ Horn - Drums Meff -Guitar, mandolin, mustache Mike Leggio - Stand-up Bass twitter.com/armyoftoys facebook.com/armyoftoys myspace.com/armyoftoys ARMYOFTOYS.com

DEAR MOON (2012)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys ~ PRESENT ~ DEAR MOON The official sound track to: Walter Sickert's DEAR MOON Is a cyclical tale of the sun and moon wrapped in the skin of a dissonant domicile; highlighting the morbid repetitiveness of impossible love and eternal yearning. Starring: PORCELAIN DALYA as the MOON SAMUEL HOLLAND as the SUN WATCH IT HERE: youtu.be/NFkBHdynlds Submitted for the RPM Challenge 2012 All music by WALTER SICKERT & the ARMY of BROKEN TOYS Written, Directed and Edited by WALTER SICKERT Assistant Director - Edrie A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans Soundtrack recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Walter Sickert credits released 29 February 2012 Walter Sickert - Vox, Guitar, Effects & Programming Edrie - Accordion, Xylophone, Broken Toys Rachel Jayson - Viola and Vox on LAUNAM MACSAT jojo the Burlesque Poetess - Uke TJ Horn - Drums Kevin C

TRAPDOORS (2013)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys ~ PRESENT ~ TRAPDOORS Submitted for the RPM Challenge 2013 All music by WALTER SICKERT & the ARMY of BROKEN TOYS A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans Recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Walter Sickert @ WIREFOREST studios credits released 28 February 2013 . Walter Sickert - Vox, Piano, Guitar, Effects & Programming Edrie - Broken Toys Rachel Jayson - Viola jojo the Burlesque Poetess - Uke and Flute TJ Horn - Drums Meff - Guitar, Mandolin, Mustache Mike Leggio - Stand-up and Electric Bass twitter.com/armyoftoys facebook.com/armyoftoys myspace.com/armyoftoys ARMYOFTOYS.com

Hush Fossil (2015)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys Hush Fossil All music by WALTER SICKERT & the ARMY of BROKEN TOYS A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans Composed, recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Walter Sickert @ WIREFOREST studios The First 10 Years Walter and I met during the time of the first RPM Challenge. Since that 1st RPM entry, we've released 8 more RPM CDs, 3 commercial CDs, countless other music; including sound tracks to silent movies, singles, covers, a feature length movie soundtrack for the forthcoming indie movie Some Freaks and the score to 2 Alice shorts by American McGee.

CORRUPTION CASTLE (2016)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys CORRUPTION CASTLE Submitted for the RPM Challenge 2016 All music by WALTER SICKERT & the ARMY of BROKEN TOYS A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans Composed, recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Walter Sickert @ WIREFOREST studios

Wake Up Your Head (2017)

Walter & Co. take all you Broken Toys on a dystopian holiday excursion; this time exploring the possibilities of life underground after the nuclear obliteration of the surface. Wake Up Your Head - was recorded in the 28 days of February for the RPM Challenge. The songs were created with stream-of-consciousness and improvisational one-take recordings then mutated in the WIREFOREST mind of composer/band leader Walter Sickert. "For this album it was important to me to do something musically that we've never really done before which is to create the first Broken Toys chaos choir, Inspired by the scores to AKIRA, 2001 a Space Odyssey, and Bjork's "Vespertine". This experiment was one of my favorite new Ingredients and as such we wove it throughout the landscape of the entire album." – Walter Sickert This album speaks to the past, the now and the future.

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Walter Sickert and The Army of Broken Toys

BIOGRAPHY

Release Date 1889 Genre SteamCrunk WE LOVE RPM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!we have been a part of it since its birth and hope it goes on until the end of time. it has a very important meaning to us, our band and our lives. a Giant squid thanks to the Wire !!!! - Love & Tentacles Walter Sickert WIREFOREST Record Label looking About Your daily dose of SteamCrunk Est. 1889 twitter.com/armyoftoys Feb 10 Quiet Desperation Night @ TT's We're on at 11 March 11 939 - Red Rood with ZOE KEATING!!!!!!! We're on at 8 SHARP!!! Biography “Somewhere between hell and your own bedroom”, Walter Sickert and Edrie let you know how it feels to be broken. Boston’s Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys offer their broken toy wisdom with the help of the WIRETOOTH animals and their Broken Toy Army of 9-15 artists, who “roll in with their burlesque dancers, leers and winks and Hieronymus Bosch tableaus of living mannequins and props and while they play you accept decay, laugh at sex and revel in life. When they roll out again you feel empty”. Dark, witty and hard hitting, they will “confound the mind while amazing the senses” with their new CD SteamShipKillers, released June, 2010. The band formed when principals Walter Sickert and Edrie dealt with the turmoil and loss that came after their spouses took a road trip together and never returned. Framing the forests of their songs around love, betrayal and heartbreak, the band says their music is for anyone who has ever been broken. Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys have been making as much noise nationally as they do locally. With a steady foundation of coverage by Boston press including The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, the Noise and The Phoenix; the Army of Toys has also been featured nationally on NPR’s Here and Now, All Songs Considered and on MuchMusic. The band was honored to be featured at NXNE music Conference in Toronto, Canada where they also won Best International Song for the track “Pale Horse” by Toronto Magazine. In addition, Walter has b

BAND MEMBERS
Walter Sickert - Vox, Piano, Guitar, movie making Edrie - Vox, accordion, xylophone, Broken Toys Rachel Jayson - Viola, Violin, Cello jojo the Burlesque Poetess - MC, Poet, Uke Terrorence Tj Horn - Drums Meff -Guitar, Mandolin, mustache Mike Leggio - Standup Bass Mary Widow - Vox, Bells, Glockenspiel

YEARS COMPLETED
2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2015,2016,2017

GENRES
,Unclassifiable,Indie Rock,Avant-Garde

OTHER BAND SITES
www.armyoftoys.bandcamp.com
www.twitter.com/armyoftoys
www.facebook.com/armyoftoys


Completed Albums

Almanac of The Wireforest disc 2: blackKey(2007)


Movement of the Taking Tree (Letters found in the Dirt)   Download
Phoenixes & Dictators (the Bone Gods)   (preferred)   Download
Poison Visions (Sow your Skin together)   Download
Rivets (truth about liars)   Download
hooks & latch trees (crooked bitch)   Download
You Can Make it Rain (Our Ship)   Download
The Great Horrible (The Terrible)   Download
Bone Calculator (scourge tongue)   Download
Untitled   Download
Up From Ground (pacts & spiders)   Download
Bind, Torture, Kiss (now a ghost)   Download
Divinity Has Cut Our Throats (Found Guilty)   Download

Almanac of The Wireforest disc 1: whiteKey(2007)


Overture of The Wireforest (the almanac)   Download
Gin & Scissors (broke almanac)   Download
Rusted Key (Graveyards filling up)   (preferred)   Download
babies don't breathe (under water)   Download
Holland & Wintersbreathe (the sweetest air)   Download
Dali's in The Black Room (ode to Un Chien Andalou)   Download
the signs connect the connections react and you now have that strange thought in your mind (no words here)   Download
End Time Hustle (sacrifice)   Download
Great Grandfather Pipe (breaking branches off the family tree)   Download
cutspell yourname (live in the wirecloset W/Friends)   Download
Soil Spit Spit! (Broken Leg Assimilate)   Download
Wagon Wheel (all my friends are invisible)   Download

29 mares in ThE kIllING bOx(2008)

29 mares in ThE kILLING bOx is an interwoven story of the apocalypse as viewed by lab animals and slaughter house occupants. With stitches of Jules Verne and Nostradamus sprinkled upon and in haled by a dust bowl carnival.


pale horse   (preferred)   Download
CARNAL CARNIVAL   Download
Noise KLouds   Download
Verne arial disease   Download
HEARingaids   Download
LITTLEeyes   Download
rapist lover   Download
29 mares in ThE kILLING bOx   Download
channel the dead   Download
alphabeta   Download
childrenMOnstER   Download
"dad" the dead snake   Download
revengeof the rats   Download

EconOmicoN(2009)

we had to make a record in a month for the 4th year in a row. Soooo we made a record, a companion choose your own adventure book that depending on your choices dictates the order you listen to the songs on the disc as well as the "Economicon" a book-house-working clock with light up eyes that holds both the CD and the book inside!!! and finally a video!! This is our giant dedication to the economic end times!! a circus ticket for music of cannibal street children and the end of the world, mixed with happy taxidermy rabbits filled with ether by the sea side. Warning of the perils of money, love, life and death. -Love & Tentacles WS " www.armyoftoys.com :to Order the EconOmicoN contact info@armyoftoys.com


EconOmicoN   (preferred)   Download
HOLLOW SONGBIRD   Download
OFF WITH HER HEAD!! Live with audience participation @ the Lily Pad   Download
the Fly & the Feather   Download
A Friend in Goddamn   Download
the Conduet   Download
the Kid Cannibal Gangs of Boston   Download
Orb & Spark   Download
Lady the Void   Download
Rubbing its Legs   Download
Ripping Paper Dolls   Download
No Bad Ends   Download
the Moaning City   Download
KeyhOle   Download
28th   Download
Sea & the End   Download
Once i die I am Free   Download

28 Seeds: The Last Radio Show(2010)

Walter Sickert & The Army of BRoken TOys ~ PRESENT A SteamCrunk Radio Hour ~ WIREFOREST Production Pre-apocalyptic SteamCunk radio show!


01 - Chapter 1 Transmission Statement   Download
02 – Transmission Alfa   Download
03 – End Ourselves   Download
04 - Chapter 2 The Story of Dr. Z   Download
05 – Transmission Beta    Download
06 – Porcelain Heads   Download
07 – Operation Maple March   Download
08 - Glass Guillotine   (preferred)   Download
09 - Chapter 3 The Accidental Evaporation of the Southern Hemisphere   Download
10- The General’s Big Oops   Download
11 – In a Flash   Download
12 - Tycho   Download
13 - Chapter 4 Commercial for Southern Expansion   Download
14- Southern Expansion   Download
15 - On White Spools   Download
16 - Chapter 5 Five Years Left   Download
17 – Transmission Gamma   Download
18 - QUEEN OF   Download
19 – The Neverdeath Pill   Download
20 – Matryoshka Act I   Download
21 – Matryoshka Act II   Download
22 – Matryoshka Act III   Download
23 – Fixy-Booth   Download
24 – General Debauch(ery) by jojo the Burlesque Poetess   Download
25 - Matryoshka Act IV   Download
26 – The Sky is Falling   Download
27 - Toys Revenge   Download
28 – M for Martyr   Download
29 - Chapter 6 The End Lights   Download
30 - Bohemian Mustache   Download
31 – Transmission Delta   Download
32 – Kepler   Download
33 - WINTERMISSION   Download
34 – Genies of Death   Download
35 – 28 Seeds: The Last Radio Show   Download

DREAM DROME(2011)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys ~ PRESENT ~ DREAM DROME Submitted for the RPM Challenge 2011 A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans credits released 01 March 2011 Walter Sickert - Vox, Guitar, & effects Edrie - Vox, accordion, xylophone, Broken Toys Rachel Jayson - Viola jojo the Burlesque Poetess - Uke Kevin Corzett - Clarinet TJ Horn - Drums Meff -Guitar, mandolin, mustache Mike Leggio - Stand-up Bass twitter.com/armyoftoys facebook.com/armyoftoys myspace.com/armyoftoys ARMYOFTOYS.com


Previously on 28 Seeds   Download
My Devil   Download
Japanese Toys   Download
Deep Sea Research abd the Moon   Download
Oneiric Darwinism   Download
Baba Yaga   Download
1690   Download
Pornival   Download
Droog and Devotchka   (preferred)   Download
Vellocetia I   Download
Rabbits in the Deathbed   Download
Medical Sexual   Download
Bird Trap   Download
Vellocetia II   Download
DeadCowBoys   Download
SteamCRUNK anthem feat Watson   Download
Lynch Glass   Download
We are SteamCRUNK   Download
Saint John Lithgow   Download
Squidish Rumpus   Download
Less Than a Year   Download

DEAR MOON(2012)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys ~ PRESENT ~ DEAR MOON The official sound track to: Walter Sickert's DEAR MOON Is a cyclical tale of the sun and moon wrapped in the skin of a dissonant domicile; highlighting the morbid repetitiveness of impossible love and eternal yearning. Starring: PORCELAIN DALYA as the MOON SAMUEL HOLLAND as the SUN WATCH IT HERE: youtu.be/NFkBHdynlds Submitted for the RPM Challenge 2012 All music by WALTER SICKERT & the ARMY of BROKEN TOYS Written, Directed and Edited by WALTER SICKERT Assistant Director - Edrie A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans Soundtrack recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Walter Sickert credits released 29 February 2012 Walter Sickert - Vox, Guitar, Effects & Programming Edrie - Accordion, Xylophone, Broken Toys Rachel Jayson - Viola and Vox on LAUNAM MACSAT jojo the Burlesque Poetess - Uke TJ Horn - Drums Kevin C


DEAR MOON   Download
ANTIQUATED   Download
DEVILSPAWN   (preferred)   Download
BODYMOONTRUNK   Download
YOU EYE LIKE   Download
SURVIVE SONGBIRD   Download
LIFE ON THE MOON   Download
DEEPEND CHILDREN   Download
VOODOO DOLL   Download
quarantine quarINtine   Download
CITY DARK CITY   Download
SteamCRUNK ORAL LITEROTICA   Download
I WAS TWO GIRLS   Download
DRINK DRINK   Download
IS REAL IS WHAT (DEAR MOON)   Download
LAUNAM MACSAT   Download

TRAPDOORS(2013)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys ~ PRESENT ~ TRAPDOORS Submitted for the RPM Challenge 2013 All music by WALTER SICKERT & the ARMY of BROKEN TOYS A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans Recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Walter Sickert @ WIREFOREST studios credits released 28 February 2013 . Walter Sickert - Vox, Piano, Guitar, Effects & Programming Edrie - Broken Toys Rachel Jayson - Viola jojo the Burlesque Poetess - Uke and Flute TJ Horn - Drums Meff - Guitar, Mandolin, Mustache Mike Leggio - Stand-up and Electric Bass twitter.com/armyoftoys facebook.com/armyoftoys myspace.com/armyoftoys ARMYOFTOYS.com


Level 3   Download
mutant childstar part I   Download
BROKEN OCEAN   Download
Talk to Animals   Download
Sequined Bloodbath   Download
Concubine Opium   Download
Hairless Werewolf   Download
The Bargain Wheel   Download
The Ghost   Download
Ballerina mutant childstar part II   Download
Laudanum Son   Download
GlassBox and Kidneys   Download
Church Devil   Download
TRAPDOORS   Download
wish upon a die   Download
doomsday yay!   Download
fun with the hoop and stick   Download
PONY PONY PONY PONY PONY PONY PONY bunny rabbit   (preferred)   Download

Hush Fossil(2015)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys Hush Fossil All music by WALTER SICKERT & the ARMY of BROKEN TOYS A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans Composed, recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Walter Sickert @ WIREFOREST studios The First 10 Years Walter and I met during the time of the first RPM Challenge. Since that 1st RPM entry, we've released 8 more RPM CDs, 3 commercial CDs, countless other music; including sound tracks to silent movies, singles, covers, a feature length movie soundtrack for the forthcoming indie movie Some Freaks and the score to 2 Alice shorts by American McGee.


Harp Slipping   Download
PUT A HOLE IN THE MAN YOU LOVE   (preferred)   Download
Dr. Tumblety   Download
HUSH FOSSIL   Download
Another Sad Waltz   Download
The Story of Love & Tentacles   Download
Lighthouse Burnt Down   Download
Spy vs Spy   Download
it can hurt   Download
Bunny and Hyde   Download
Where The Poison Apples Grow   Download
Wednesday   Download

CORRUPTION CASTLE(2016)

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys CORRUPTION CASTLE Submitted for the RPM Challenge 2016 All music by WALTER SICKERT & the ARMY of BROKEN TOYS A SteamCrunk WIREFOREST Production A Dirt-Fi Recording recorded with String and Tin Cans Composed, recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Walter Sickert @ WIREFOREST studios


3 MINUTES TIL MIDNIGHT   Download
WORMHOLE SLINGING   Download
HOME   Download
VALENTINE'S DAY CRIME SCENE   Download
BLACK SHIP   Download
ABBEY   Download
MOON   Download
GET YOU SUCKA   (preferred)   Download
ONE YEAR OLD   Download
DO NOT PLAY   Download
EXIT BEAR   Download

Wake Up Your Head(2017)

Walter & Co. take all you Broken Toys on a dystopian holiday excursion; this time exploring the possibilities of life underground after the nuclear obliteration of the surface. Wake Up Your Head - was recorded in the 28 days of February for the RPM Challenge. The songs were created with stream-of-consciousness and improvisational one-take recordings then mutated in the WIREFOREST mind of composer/band leader Walter Sickert. "For this album it was important to me to do something musically that we've never really done before which is to create the first Broken Toys chaos choir, Inspired by the scores to AKIRA, 2001 a Space Odyssey, and Bjork's "Vespertine". This experiment was one of my favorite new Ingredients and as such we wove it throughout the landscape of the entire album." – Walter Sickert This album speaks to the past, the now and the future.


SPIDERNAUTS   Download
Wake Up Your Head   (preferred)   Download
WE ANIMALS   Download
Stranger Days   Download
8-15   Download
123   Download
TEETHINGBELLS   Download
THE LAST LETTER   Download
THE BIG ONE   Download
FALLOUT SURVIVAL GUIDE   Download
THE KINGDOOM KIDS STOP ADULTS   Download
BRAIN ERASURE   Download
WITCHCRAFT   Download
FLOATING DOOMSDAY   Download
RESIST   Download
This Space Intentionally Left Blank   Download
bear skeleton   Download
This Is A HIDDEN TRACK   Download