Ce qu’en dit le label Bongo Joe Records :
DEVENDRA BANHART presents a very unique & precious compilation featuring his best friends never heard before demos. Among them some of the yesterday and today’s most talented musicians and singers of the folk-pop-experimental scene. This handprinted album comes randomly in six different colored cardboard featuring one of six Devendra’s drawing.
» I’ve always loved demos ,
often much more than the final version ,
in fact , my favorite John Lennon song is a demo , its called Friend of Dorothy , it’s a masterpiece…
This is an album of demos.
you know who doesn’t like demos?
the people who make them , that’s who !
wait , wait….
that’s not true ….
they do like their demos …. but they are definitely not gonna let anyone hear them anytime soon … they have big big plans for these songs….
Fortunately , i don’t mind being extremely annoying when it comes to bothering/begging my friends to let me… afficher plus
paru le 1 mars 2019
The previously unreleased « Not Checking Up” is from the wealth of material that made up the sessions for World Of Echo 1985-86
Written and Produced by Arthur Russell
Published by Echo & Feedback Newsletter Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Audika Records LLC
written and produced by Vashti Bunyan
Published by Spinneysongs.
« It was my first attempt at writing and recording after a thirty year break, recorded at home on my first computer 😊 ..
It is still my favourite song. »
written and produced by Josiah Steinbrick
“Sketch of the last song I ever composed on guitar with the intention of possibly using it for myself. Thoughtlessly recorded late one evening in a room with dim yellow light. Los Angeles, California. Autumn 2012.”
written by Diane Denoir & composed by Giusso « Pippo » Bellanca
« when i came back to Uruguay in 1971, after have lived for 3 years in Europe, Pippo (Giusso Bellanca) composed this songs that reflected poetically my awareness of my country’s political and social reality. »
written and produced by Matteah Baim
« Coming up with Blossom-
When you can’t beat a creeping sadness in spring,
a kind of re-imaging of that crushing feeling of not aligning with beautiful things
as a dramatic piece- starring Gravity as the lead-
-AKA relief when things are falling. »
written and produced by Jana Hunter
courtesy of Ribbon Music
« i was trying to write a song for a split with an artist i admire. it’s about dragging a new better self out of the charred remnants of your previous iteration. »
written and produced by Helado Negro
« Lentamente was the first demo and song I wrote for my album Invisible Life. It’s about forgetting your old mind and knowing that you will have a new mind. »
written by Nils Frahm
courtesy of Captured Tracks
CURATED by DEVENDRA BANHART
ARTISTIC SUPERVISION by CYRIL YETERIAN
ARTWORK by DAVID MAMIE
PRINTED by NOIR sur NOIR & LEGNO
MASTERED by TIM STOLLENWERK
VINYL CUT by ADI FLÜCK