Philadelphia's Alarmcaster started off as 'friends of a friend' and quickly became 'friends'. we weren't sure if i could achieve the look they wanted at first, but we chipped away at it until the band was really excited about it, which of course is the best result i could hope for. Keats was a really super guy to work with and was terrific about the whole collaborative process. This awesome blistering CD is getting hand screen-printed on eco-friendly cardboard by the talented folks at Sire Press
i really liked this next direction, and were getting close and feeling better, but not quite
i hope this blog will be like getting an EP or a 7" single from a good band. some of it is experimental self indulgence, some of it is ambitious failure, and some may be weaker than you care to admit, but whenever there's that glorious B-side that no one else but you will ever hear, it's a wondrous inclusive experience of coveted secrecy and lofty excitement.
i'm not guaranteeing you'll find it here, but i hope there's something of interest that resonates a chord inside on occasion.