Every month I will release a cassette tape of new ideas, experiments, demos, and perhaps some fully realized tracks exclusively through this site. Each cassette ordered will be personally dubbed, hand-packaged and mailed, with love, from me to you. You can subscribe to the series or buy individual tapes á la carte.
After listening to a lot of aggressive noise music recently led me to want to make some recordings like this. I got on the drums, wrote a fragment of a song, clung to a tiny idea, and faded in and out of composition and improvisation. I mixed the drums to be incredibly blown out and layered various sounds and drones on top of the recorded drums. They are glued together dynamically : when the drums reach a certain volume, the backing track is boosted in time with the drums. In between tracks there are various snippets of things around me that I recorded on my phone (kid singing in the post office, windshield wipers, old time radio broadcast etc.)
Side A : 0. (digital only) The Gas Pours In / 1. The Man With Alzheimers Remembers How to Ride A Bike / 2. Residew / 3. Forgetting to Eat / 4. Laughing With Nose
Side B : 5. Child Athletes / 6. The Postal Service of the United States of America / 7. Names of Actors / 8. Harsh Barge
TRT : 10 minutes