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– Band which was formed after the break up of Janitor Joe. Joachim Breuer and Matt Ensminger teamed up with Scott Hull and recorded a number of 7″ records, as well as one CD called “33rd Degree Burns”.

Associated BandsJanitor Joe, Bastards

Fun Facts:

– Scott Hull in this band is not the same as Scott Hull of Agoraphobic Nosebleed/AC/Pig Destroyer fame

Gnomes of Zürich is a disparaging term for Swiss bankers. Swiss bankers are popularly associated with extremely secretive policies, while gnomes in fairy tales live underground, in secret, counting their riches. (Wikipedia)

–  Gnomes of Zurich is also the name of psychedelic rock band from the 60s

Discography:

Where Poland Meets Africa 7″ (unknown)

Dispenser 7″ (1996)

Songs Of Couch And Consultation 7″ (unknown)

33rd Degree Burns (1997)

Audio

Dispenser

Dumb Waiters (Psychedelic Furs cover)

Bathe In Me