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The Residents is a composer, known for Eskimo (2003), Icky Flix (The Residents) (2001) and Whatever Happened to Vileness Fats? (1984). See full bio »
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 2007 Strange Culture (Documentary)
 2003 Eskimo (Video short)
 2001 Icky Flix (The Residents) (Video)
 1996 Freak Show in Prague (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 The Eyes Scream: A History of the Residents (Video documentary)
 1987-1988 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Pajama Party (1987)
- Open House (1987)
 1986 Le défilé (Documentary short)
 1983 Floyd
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The group is known to perform eccentric treatments of traditional material. On the b-side of their 12" record "Diskomo" (a disco medley of songs from their album "Eskimo") was a project (with long time collaborator Philip Charles Lithman, aka Snakefinger) entitled "Goosebump"; four tracks based on Mother Goose rhymes with all the music originating from toy musical instruments, and then processed ... See more »


For public appearances and concerts, the four Residents appear in creative costumes, most frequently three eyeball masks with top hats and one black skull mask.

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