Quilt Stories By Eliza Fernand
In the Summer of 2011, Eliza toured from Idaho to Minnesota,
inviting people to share their quilt stories inside a patchwork
tent. She then wrote songs based on these stories, and with the
help of Robin MacMillan, put them to music. This cassette and
digital download release includes music and field samples.
62 tracks of pure phonographic excellence.
This release surveys the vast sonic archive maintained
by artist/administrator/pirate radio DJ David Pitman.
Like brief glimpses into an innumerous set of situations.
Reproduced here in a MP3 disk accompanied
by a 8 panel booklet packaged in a clear jewel case.
The artist’s intention is to scatter these 19 second tracks
into your music stream randomly.
Curious by Squid Fist $10
This release captures a stellar performance by the Minneapolis
trio of Bryce Beverlin II, Casey Deming, and Timothy Glenn.
Recorded live at Madame of the Arts, offered here in CD-R format
and digital download, along with 4 original CMYK silk screen
prints in a hand-printed and cut 7inch envelope.
This 47 minute cassette presents a meditative exploration
of purely electronic sources that polarizes the constructs
of maximalism and reduction, composing a swelling bed of
Our first release is a combination 82-page book and 24-minute cassette
with cyanotype inserts entitled Marsh of Sleep by Isa Newby Gagarin.
The book is an exercise in Isa’s use of arranged appropriated images and
original drawings to create possible histories. The audio component of
Marsh of Sleep explores gravitational, accidental, and durational
aesthetics by utilizing chance operation, found object percussion, and
tape – all cut live - in one take in a South Minneapolis living room.
In tandem, the two relate to Isa’s larger Dead Sea Library project.
This release is in a very limited edition of 50.