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01/15 - Post-New Years Jam
Players: Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer, Asher Millen, Sid Prise, Darin Stumme, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Voices Of Humanity 7.52 MB TimeStrands, The Tremendum 5
Free 8.79 MB TimeStrands, The Tremendum 5
Relax 6.50 MB TimeStrands, The Tremendum 5
20th Century Magician 10.68 MB TimeStrands, The Tremendum 4
Barney Love The Tremendum  
Flat Scat The Tremendum  
02/12 - Lincoln's Birthday Jam
Players: Brian Cameron, Jeff Elder, Mark Goodman, David Hurst, Brian McNally, Asher Millen, Sid Prise
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
The Water Comes In 16.92 MB Live From The Void, The Tremendum 4
How Does It Feel 18.87 MB Live From The Void 4
Sid, Welcome To The Jam 1.13 MB Leftovers Vol. 4, The Tremendum 3
Cat Outside My Window 13.39 MB Leftovers Vol. 5, The Tremendum 4
I'm Tired Kitchen Sink  
Breathing Kitchen Sink  
02/16 - Day in the Life
Info: Daniel A. Foss lectures.
Players: Brian Cameron, Daniel A. Foss, Darin Stumme
02/20 - February 20th
Players: Brian Cameron, Sid Prise
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Two Brains 9.78 MB Rock, The Tremendum 5
Monkey, Honey, Money 5.37 MB Leftovers Vol. 3, The Tremendum 3
Two Brains Meme 3
02/25 - The Finger Feast Jam
Info: The Sheep Fiends' largest jam yet with 14 musicians present.
Players: Mark Armantrout, Darren Bauler, Brian Cameron, Stevie Collins, Jeff Elder, Mike Ford, Daniel A. Foss, Asher Millen, (rez), Scotto Moore, Sid Prise, Angie Toomsen, Heidi Zimmerman, Aaron Zygmunt
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
I Know An Old Lady 12.25 MB Folk, The Tremendum 3
I Will Suffer 16.00 MB Early 3
Inverse/Outverse 12.59 MB Early, The Tremendum 4
The Muppet Show Theme 1.98 MB Early, The Tremendum 4
Angel Trolley The Tremendum  
03/11 - 531
Info: The Sheep Fiends record some heavy Fossian logic regarding the Roman emperor Justinian the Great!
Players: Brian Cameron, Daniel A. Foss, Sid Prise, Darin Stumme
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
531 37.72 MB Early, Enter... 4
531 Part II Enter... 3
03/12 - Chaos Jam
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, David Hurst, Sid Prise, Pesach Weinstein, Aaron Zygmunt
03/13 - No Exit Cafe Open Mike
Location: No Exit Cafe, Chicago
Info: Brian Cameron and Sid Prise play Two Brains, Realized Beings/Vegetable Kingdom, and Neil Armstrong at the No Exit Cafe's open mike night.
Players: Brian Cameron, Sid Prise
03/15 - Downers Groove
Players: Mark Armantrout, Brian Cameron, Stevie Collins
03/24 - The Tremendum
Info: The 100-minute tape The Tremendum is released. Compiled by Brian Cameron from material recorded in late 1994 and early 1995. Brian Cameron and Daniel A. Foss celebrate by recording themselves while watching the movie Slacker.
03/24 - What the Fuss?
Info: The Sheep Fiends has a cathartic experience featuring an ultimatum on urban violence.
Players: Brian Cameron, Stevie Collins, Jeff Elder, Greg Winston
03/25 - The Second Finger Feast Jam
Info: The jam is in the afternoon proper, but later in the evening a bit of additional guitar playing and a drum circle finish the evening.
Players: Mark Armantrout, Brian Cameron, Stevie Collins, Jennifer Curry, Jeff Elder, Daniel A. Foss, Ryan Hastings, Preston Klik, Brian McNally, Scotto Moore, Sid Prise, (rez), Amir Rosenblatt, Heidi Zimmerman
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Goin' Down 4.54 MB Leftovers Vol. 4, Live From The Void Tape 4
Land Of The Two Soul Ultrabrain Live From The Void Tape 3
04/08 - April 8th
Info: A get together to check out some new delay effects equipment we picked up. It took 23 minutes before the equipment started playing us. Ye-ha!
Players: Brian Cameron, Daniel A. Foss, Sid Prise, Mark Wojtas
04/15 - The Triomendum
Players: Jeff Elder, Scotto Moore, Darin Stumme
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
In Your Eyes 8.81 MB Odds And Evens, Live From The Void Tape 3
04/20 - Neil
Info: The 100-minute tape Neil is released. Compiled by Brian Cameron from material recorded in 1992 and 1993.
04/22 - Dan the Warrior
Info: The Sheep Fiends create a visionary model of Vanna White in a much more violent future.
Players: Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer, Daniel A. Foss, Brian McNally, Sid Prise
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Dan The Warrior 6.57 MB Zone Out, Folk, The Tremendum 5
I'm A Plant (Reprise) 2.45 MB Folk, The Tremendum 4
Shiva 13.89 MB Leftovers Vol. 4, Live From The Void Tape 2
05/06 - Careful with that Axe
Info: This jam came together after seeing Eugene Chadbourne play on his way through Chicago.
Players: Brian Cameron, Sid Prise, Nicole Smith
05/07 - Structure
Players: Brian Cameron, Daniel A. Foss, David Hurst, Scotto Moore, Sid Prise, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Dimitrus Wavicle 23.87 MB Drop In, TimeStrands, Enter... 5
Love Is Only Sleeping 18.86 MB Covers, Enter... 5
Dave H Medley Of Hits 8.86 MB Odds And Evens 3
Shores Of Distant Reality 15.92 MB Odds And Evens, Enter... 5
Post-Dimitrus 1997  
05/16 - Casual
Players: Brian Cameron, Sid Prise
05/22 - Folk Song
Info: The intent was to record Matt's new song Folk Song. Upon taking a break from work and getting involved with an hours worth of improvisation we were both too tired to record the song.
Players: Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer
05/27 - Folk Song Moving
Info: Brian Cameron moves himself three blocks to a new apartment, while moving Brian Cameron and Matthew Cramer decide to put together an interestingly mixed version of Matthew's new song, Folk Song.
Players: Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer
05/29 - Pre Aum*Jam
Info: The Aum*Jam was delayed due to people arriving late, so jamming passed the time.
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Daniel A. Foss, Preston Klik, Sid Prise, (rez), Nicole Smith
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Aum*Jam 67.43 MB Early, Enter... 3
Pre-Aum*Jam 1997 5
Preacher Man Enter... 3
05/29 - Aum*Jam
Info: This jam was to be an experiment with focusing a jam around an Aum* circle. In addition, this jam was a housewarming Brian Cameron's new apartment and a celebration of the Sheep Fiend's third birthday. The jam began with an Aum* circle and transformed into a full-fledged jam as folks eventually found their way to an instrument.
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kara Dittmer, Daniel A. Foss, David Hurst, Scotto Moore, Sid Prise, (rez), Nicole Smith, Greg Winston
06/16 - Left Handed
Players: Brian Cameron, Marcus DelGreco
06/20 - Abba!
Players: Brian Cameron, Maria Domellof, Matthew Cramer, Nathan Huppert, Sid Prise
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Prelude To Planet Cash 45.07 MB Live From The Void 4
Tribute To Johnny Cash 19.00 MB Live From The Void, Live From The Void Tape 4
06/22 - Enter...
Info: The 100-minute tape Enter... is released. Compiled by Brian Cameron from material recorded in the spring of 1995.
06/22 - Muhammad was a truck-drivin' man, Allahu-akbar!
Info: The Sheep Fiends interpret Arabian country music.
Players: Brian Cameron, Daniel A. Foss, Kate Pierro, Sid Prise
06/25 - Dillwood Pickle
Players: Brian Cameron, Andy Kniaz
07/01 - Nexus-Chicago
Info: In the summer of 1995, the Sheep Fiends web pages move to Nexus-Chicago.
07/16 - Explora
Players: Brian Cameron, Andy Kniaz, Brian McNally, Kate Pierro, Sid Prise, Nicole Smith, Greg Winston, Jeremy Young
07/23 - I Think I Can
Info: A reformation of the blues.
Players: Brian Cameron, Marcus Dunleavy, Jeff Elder, Daniel A. Foss, Sid Prise, Jeremy Young
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Sat In A Circle 20.97 MB Zone Out, Folk, Live From The Void Tape 5
Free As A Stone 28.11 MB Leftovers Vol. 4, Live From The Void Tape 4
Fish 7.42 MB Leftovers Vol. 4 2
I Was So Popular 5.30 MB Leftovers Vol. 4, Live From The Void Tape 4
07/30 - Fish Trout
Info: The Sheep Fiends reach deep inside pulling out perhaps our first disco tune, slide whistle solo...you get the idea.
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Jennifer Curry, Jeff Elder, Scotto Moore, Cyd Peak, Kate Pierro, Sid Prise
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Tulip Twister Live From The Void Tape 5
Crazy 'Bout An Automobile Live From The Void Tape 4
08/05 - All Day Long!
Info: The group gets together at noon and take turns jamming throughout the day, wrapping up around 7pm. This is the longest continual jam in The Sheep Fiends history.
Players: Mark Armantrout, DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Stevie Collins, Jennifer Curry, Jeff Elder, Ghost, David Hurst, Brian McNally, Scotto Moore, Cyndi Rhoads, Victor Sanders, Jeremy Young
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
The Cross 6.77 MB Covers, Live From The Void Tape 5
The Tree Song 27.15 MB TimeStrands, Live From The Void Tape 5
23 People 7.32 MB Live From The Void, Live From The Void Tape 3
Matchstick Men 6.09 MB 04-22-2006 3
Speck Of Sand 18.41 MB 04-22-2006, Live From The Void Tape 4
Catch That Bird 10.11 MB 04-22-2006, Live From The Void Tape 4
Hot Summer 10.99 MB 04-22-2006 4
Fingerpickin' 6.97 MB 04-22-2006 3
Caterpillers Looking Away Live From The Void Tape  
Made Of Candy Live From The Void Tape  
08/11 - Housewarming Jam
Info: A warming of Brian Cameron's and Kate Pierro's new apartment with a little festive music-making.
Players: Brian Cameron, Jeff Elder, David Hurst, Stacie Lind, Scotto Moore, Cyd Peak, Sid Prise, David White, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Signal To Noise 3.68 MB Halloween 1995 4
Do Wop To The Future 6.26 MB Halloween 1995 4
Cave Of The Phantom Princess 28.29 MB Halloween 1995, Live From The Void Tape 4
Lizards 18.96 MB Halloween 1995, Live From The Void Tape 4
08/14 - No Exit Cafe/Morseland Open Mike
Location: No Exit Cafe & The Morseland, Chicago
Info: Brian Cameron played three Sheep Fiends songs at The No Exit Cafe's open-mike night. The set started with Private Garden/I'm Seeing Green, a fingerpicking piece and finishing up with Neil. The songs were well received. Then Brian went to The Morseland's open-mike night and played Nice Culture/Neil, Realized Beings/Vegetable Kingdom.
Players: Brian Cameron
08/18 - Live from the Void
Info: The double 100-minute tape Live from the Void is released. Compiled by Brian Cameron from material recorded in the summer of 1995.
08/28 - Baraka
Info: A get together to watch the Ron Fricke movie Baraka when everyone became sidetracked by musical equipment. Sid's friends Ellie Heyman, Jane Lesnick and Casey Owens also participated.
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer, Gilad Rosner, Sid Prise
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Oatmeal, Apricots & Dates 6.66 MB Leftovers Vol. 3, Principles Of Chimera 4
Roz' Blues Principles Of Chimera 4
09/10 - Strange
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Jennifer Curry, Jeff Elder, Cyd Peak, Sid Prise, Kristin Ronne
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
I'm A Plant 8.05 MB Folk, Principles Of Chimera 4
Big Principles Of Chimera 4
Circus Principles Of Chimera 4
09/18 - No Exit Cafe Open Mike
Info: Brian Cameron and Marcus DelGreco played I'm a Plant, Stainless Heart and Neil at No Exit Cafe's open-mike night. Stainless Heart was written by Marcus and the other two songs were written by Brian Cameron.
Players: Brian Cameron, Marcus DelGreco
09/24 - Winter Jam
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer, Nathan Huppert, Andy Kniaz, Cyd Peak, Sid Prise, Nicole Smith, Ernesto Verdeja
10/07 - Underground
Players: Brian Cameron, Stevie Collins, Jeff Elder, Mark Goodman, Scotto Moore, Jay Myerson, Deborah Siegel
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Hold On 29.40 MB TimeStrands, Principles Of Chimera 4
10/22 - Underground Rehearsal
Players: Brian Cameron, Jeff Elder, Scotto Moore, Sid Prise
10/28 - Halloween 1995
Players: Mark Armantrout, DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Stevie Collins, Justin Cooper, Tim Cunningham, Kyra Edeker, Jeff Elder, David Moses Fruchter, Jay Myerson, Cyndi Rhoads, Kristin Ronne, Jeremy Young
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Fountain Bath 21.23 MB Jazz, Principles Of Chimera, Principles Of Chimera 5
Sunrise 11.86 MB Halloween 1995, Principles Of Chimera 5
Long Summer Walks 12.83 MB Halloween 1995 5
So Old 23.15 MB Halloween 1995 5
Animal Noises 4.85 MB Halloween 1995, Principles Of Chimera 3
'Tis The Season 18.73 MB Halloween 1995, Principles Of Chimera 4
Gloria/Dan The Warrior 8.53 MB Halloween 1995, Principles Of Chimera 3
Wet Sand 30.29 MB Halloween 1995, Principles Of Chimera 5
He Draws On Napkins 12.47 MB Halloween 1995, Principles Of Chimera 5
Tired Of Being Bored 5.14 MB Halloween 1995 3
Sing 15.55 MB Halloween 1995 3
Puce 7.03 MB Halloween 1995 3
Thirsty Jam 9.62 MB Halloween 1995 3
Bottle 6.66 MB Halloween 1995 4
11/04 - Greg Winston's Underground #1
Flier
Location: Zebra Crossing Theatre, 4223 N. Lincoln, Chicago
Info: The Sheep Fiends first live performance.
Players: Brian Cameron, Jeff Elder, Scotto Moore, Sid Prise, Greg Winston, Jeremy Young
11/09 - Principles of Chimera
Info: The 100-minute tape Principles of Chimera is released. Compiled by Brian Cameron from material recorded in 09/1995 through 10/1995.
11/19 - Brian Cameron's 2nd Annual Birthday Jam
Info: A celebration of Brian Cameron's 26th birthday.
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Paul Fly, David Hurst, Preston Klik, Brian McNally, Scotto Moore, Jay Myerson, Sid Prise, Cyndi Rhoads, Gilad Rosner, Darin Stumme, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
anonymous II 15.27 MB Drop In, TimeStrands, Lightning From The Ground Up 5
anonymous II 15.32 MB TimeStrands 5
The Gate 21.15 MB TimeStrands, Dark 3
12/07 - Lunar Rehearsal #1
Players: Mark Armantrout, DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Stevie Collins, David Hurst, Cyndi Rhoads, Kristin Ronne
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Makes No Sense 16.41 MB Leftovers Vol. 4, Lightning From The Ground Up 4
Put it Right Dark 5
12/10 - Very Cold Day
Info: Perhaps the coldest day of the year for five hours of jamming! Relaxed jam full of exploration.
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, David Hurst, Andy Kniaz, Jay Myerson, Sid Prise, Cyndi Rhoads, Nicole Smith
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Blood Brothers 22.45 MB Bring It On, Dark 3
Adamantheus 31.91 MB Bring It On, Dark 3
Very Pretty Jam 5.16 MB 04-22-2006, Lightning From The Ground Up 5
12/14 - Lunar Rehearsal #2
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, David Hurst, Andy Kniaz, Sid Prise, Cyndi Rhoads, Nicole Smith
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Get Out Of Here Dark 3
12/21 - Lunar Rehearsal #3
Info: The recording equipment was set improperly and the recording was lost. Some of the jam was captured on a video camera.
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer, David Hurst, Sid Prise, Cyndi Rhoads, Nicole Smith
12/26 - Duo
Info: A few hours of folk song fun.
Players: Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Hear Me Shake 8.64 MB Join In Now, Lightning From The Ground Up 3
Grant You A Wish 10.81 MB Leftovers Vol. 3, Lightning From The Ground Up 4
12/27 - Lunar Rehearsal #4
Players: Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer, Sid Prise, Nicole Smith, Greg Winston
12/28 - Live at the Moon
Flier Flier
Location: Lunar Cabaret, 2827 N. Lincoln, Chicago
Info: The Sheep Fiends first electric live performance. The musicians take turns at the stage. Show runs from 9:40pm until 12:20am.
Players: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Matthew Cramer, David Hurst, Andy Kniaz, Jay Myerson, Sid Prise, Cyndi Rhoads, Nicole Smith, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Appears Rating
Permission Override 18.86 MB Leftovers Vol. 3, Dark 5
Sunflower Shine 8.37 MB 02-15-1997, Lightning From The Ground Up 3
Television 29.49 MB Lunar Cabaret Live, Dark 4
Pretty Lunar Jam 14.45 MB Lunar Cabaret Live 3
Jazz Interlude 3.07 MB Lunar Cabaret Live 3
Night Changes In Protest 24.90 MB Lunar Cabaret Live, Lightning From The Ground Up 3
Long Road 36.49 MB Lunar Cabaret Live 4