Matt & Melvin: Awesome Basketball Rivalry, OK?

by The Other Strange Man

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about

Although neither a play nor a cast album, this short EP, based on real events, can perhaps best be considered as such.

ACT I

Matt spends his days in his basement making music, but longing to be recognized as a basketball god. After Matt challenges any and all members of the public to a one-on-one grudge match (1), the heroic Melvin responds to the provocation by agreeing to fly from his native land in far-off Europe to teach Matt a lesson in humility (2). The night before the epic battle, Matt throws a music concert, but all minds and hearts are focused on the coming battle (3).

ACT II

The big day has arrived. After a couple of warm-up games (4), Matt and Melvin take the half-court. Both men play hard and rough in the first 3-minute half (5), and take a well-deserved break as musicians extraordinaire Mitch 'n' Odilon's Good Time Trumpet & Ukulele Combo Band take the field for the halftime show (6). The second half is a tense, nail-biting affair with a dramatic final moment (7), and an important lesson is learned by all (8).

credits

released June 15, 2020

Odilon Green (The Other Strange Man): lyrics, electric ukulele, music & vocals (except as indicated below), production.

Matt Motern Manly Man: additional vocals on 1, 7.

Spinneweb: additional vocals on 2, 7.

Miscellaneous Plumbing Fixtures: acoustic guitar & organ on 4; vocals on 8.

OwenneiL: vocals on 5.

Sidney Delorean: vocals on 5.

Mitch / Tod Got Overexcited: trumpet & additional vocals on 6.

Johnny Unicorn: additional vocals on 7.

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The Other Strange Man

I write songs inspired by Motern Media and the various artists who ascribe to the Motern philosophy.

I also have music on other subjects released under several other names.

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