Well, we finally actually made this thing. After a couple of months of procrastination and just like, talking about it and stuff, we actually put together a list of songs and magically uploaded them to the world wide web for your consumption.
This is simply a collection of 19 songs from local artists that have impressed us over the past nine and a half months. Some of the songs are relatively new, some are relatively old, but they're all very solid.
There is a bit for everyone on here. Psychedelic rock, free jazz, folk, punk, synth pop, country, and a lot of other stuff in between and all over the place. What surprised us the most when we first listened to it was how enjoyable it was all the way through. I wondered aloud on several occasions how an all local collection of music could sound this strong and diverse. But it does. Listening to it straight through provides pretty decent evidence that there are some good bands around here, and we hope that everyone who downloads it will spend just an hour listening to all the songs in order, because that is really part of what is so much fun about it. People that are new to some of these bands will be pleasantly surprised with what they find here, and I think a lot of you out there who have heard most of these songs before will at least enjoy listening to all of these very diverse artists in one little package. Its just over an hour long and there is no talking or bullshit, only music.
Of course, the 74 minute length means that it will all fit on one CD for your burning pleasure, but we'll also be distributing CD versions of Projection for free at Good Records in the coming weeks. We're not sure where they'll be or exactly when they'll be there, but we'll let you know when we figure it out. I would expect to see them within a week or two.
We'd also like to thank Lindsay Graham for assisting us with all the technical stuff and helping us make Projection sound as good as it does. Some of the recordings are better than others, but Lindsay did a great job with what he had. The mix will also be available for download over at Lindsay's DConstruction, so you can stop by over there and say hello. Maybe they'll actually update the site some time soon. Here is the downloadable link for Projection:
And here is the tracklist (thanks to the anon who figured out all the times for each track):
White Drugs- RU 365
Tree Wave- Sleep (02:48)
Current Leaves- Easy to Leave (05:43)
Washing Machine- Heart Like a Megaphone (09:38)
Eat Avery's Bones- Sweater Petter (12:50)
Prayer For Animals- Love in the Third Degree (14:15)
Theater Fire- These Tears Could Rust a Train (19:45)
Shiny Around the Edges- Waiting for the Night (23:35)
Chris Garver- Wasp in the house (26:26)
Undoing of David Wright- We Dig With Fingers Crossed (29:25)
The Angelus- Crimson Shadow (32:06)
Violent Squid- Nawlans Brown (35:53)
The Night Game Cult- The Sparking Sea (41:25)
Mom- We Know (46:50)
Krispee Ones (Prince William)- Erotic Citay (53:52)
Dj nature remix of Turbulence- Notorious (57:14)
Red Monroe- Finger Tips (1:02:04)
Teenage Symphony- A Promise (1:05:57)
iDi* Amin- Ziggurat (1:07:55)
Give it a listen. We think you'll like what you hear.