The writing phase of the new record is nearing 100% completion, and even though it’ll be a little while yet before I can feasibly get final mixes done and off to mastering, I’m too excited for people to hear all this new music to keep it to myself.
So. I’ve released two new songs over on my Soundcloud this week. They are recorded using only the most advanced contemporary equipment and techniques, which is to say “sitting in front of my desk with an acoustic guitar, playing into my cell phone”.
I like low-fi recordings. The Mountain Goats are a pretty substantial influence of mine. I did a cassette project last year – and I will absolutely return to the format soon – and the 16khz .wav files I’ve been making have their own weird, digital-trashy charm to them.
I’ll be releasing a handful of these rough demo recordings each week in the run-up to the release of my new, full-length, yet-to-be-named record. It’s been too long since I’ve had more than a new single to put in your ears. I’m looking to remedy that.
look at me. i did it.
i did a thing.
okay, actually my good friend Jesse Cherry designed the dang thing. i just finally got around to pressing the “yo, make this live” button.
it’s really pretty, isn’t it? i like black text on a white background. call me old-fashioned.