On August 6, 1996.

On August 6, 1996, “The Elephant 6” and “Flydaddy” labels released “Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle”, the debut Olivia Tremor Control studio album. It was recorded 1993 – 1996 and was produced by Robert Schneider, Bill Doss, W. Cullen Hart, Eric Harris, and John Fernandes.


  • Bill Doss– vocals, instrumentation, artwork, design
  • Cullen Hart– vocals, instrumentation, artwork, design
  • Eric Harris – vocals, instrumentation
  • John Fernandes– vocals, instrumentation

The Elephant 6 Orchestra:

  • Robert Schneider– vocals, Tibetan prayer board, bass, melodica, engineering
  • Jeff Mangum– vocals, chanter pipe, slide guitar, melodica, piano, and space bubbles
  • Julian Koster– bowed electric and mallet struck acoustic guitar, the singing saw
  • Steve Jacobek – trumpet
  • Rick Benjamin – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Doss, W. Cullen Hart, Eric Harris, and John Fernandes.

  1. The Opera House
  2. Frosted Ambassador
  3. Jumping Fences
  4. Define a Transparent Dream
  5. No Growing (Exegesis)
  6. Holiday Surprise 1, 2, 3
  7. Courtyard
  8. Memories of Jacqueline 1906
  9. Tropical Bells
  10. Can You Come Down with Us?
  11. Marking Time
  12. Green Typewriters
  13. Green Typewriters
  14. Green Typewriters
  15. Green Typewriters
  16. Green Typewriters
  17. Green Typewriters
  18. Green Typewriters
  19. Green Typewriters
  20. Green Typewriters
  21. Green Typewriters
  22. Spring Succeeds
  23. Theme for a Very Delicious Grand Piano
  24. I Can Smell the Leaves
  25. Dusk at Cubist Castle
  26. The Gravity Car
  27. NYC-25

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