this is the car i used to have, and what i did my first couple of northwest mini tours in. it was amazing, and really hauled it. 30mpg, no joke.
our man in brooklyn
i know my buddy tom keating from days of art school yore… tom did the wonderful artwork for my latest album the roots, the leaves. we’ve got one of his paintings hanging in our hallway, it’s amazing. he does a lot of collagey sort of stuff. lots of nautical themes. lots of great stuff, i love it, and you should too.
new video for the song “photographs” off of rickolus’ new album youngster, available on CIS. http://www.circleintosquare.com/item/youngster
hey folks, i wanted to take a second to share the work of my good friend raquel aparicio, one of my favorite illustrators. her work is amazing. she’s responsible for the cover for my consumer confidence vol. 2, and part of the crack team of spaniards that did my video for intimidated by silence. i wholeheartedly recommend you check out her site, and grab prints off her big cartel store! ...
mr. noisy distortion keyboard →
this keyboard is actually sitting about 5 feet to the left of me, in my studio. avalon1982: これってどこのキーボードですかねぇ。改造している感じです。 ■dead space volume records http://www.deadspacevolume.com/ mr. noisy distortion keyboard from otem rellik on Vimeo.
feeling nostalgic? (free download)
feeling nostalgic? you should download the free remix album of my last record, released in the golden age of yore, six months ago: (the roots, the remix) featuring remixes by boy in static, melodium, dollboy, meanest man contest, blue sky black death, USF, lullatone, and more.
seattle diy documentary
a link to a nice short documentary on seattle DIY music just appeared in my inbox. there’s a couple of parts with our good friend michelle from house of zanzibar, and some short cars & trains cameos.
oliviamgardner asked: When are you coming to Minnesota?!?!
hey folks… i wanted to take a minute to introduce you to a new artist on circle into square, rickolus. rickolus is our buddy rick colado from jacksonville beach, florida. he does the one man band sort of thing, and does it well. rick produces all of his stuff himself and it sounds absolute amazing. he was introduced to us by electric president/ben cooper, our labelmate on fake four, inc....
ceschi's the one man band broke up
my super homie/labelmate/label-co-conspirator ceschi dropped his first new album in four years last month, called “the one man band broke up”… it’s definitely been one of my favorite albums of this year, and highly anticipated. it’s swarming with good folks like sole, astronautalis, electric president/ben cooper, david ramos… on and on… in any...
new song with factor
a few months back i worked on a song with canadian hip-hop producer factor for his new album “lawson graham”. super-homie bomarr posted the track today on his blog… check it out, and factor’s new album to boot! http://ping.fm/IBTf2
fuck yeah astronautalis!!: MUSICIANS RECOMMENDED... →
As per the request of Jason L Rickertsen: instead of doing an “all time list”…i am just going to make the lists of musicians you may not be listening to…and really should RAP/R&B (in no order) 1. D.I.T.C (every member…they are the reason i became a rapper) 2. Yelawolf (this guy is the future of…
circle into square free downloads page! →
what not do you while you’re driving by yourself, episode 1… don’t do this. for the record i wasn’t looking through the camera, but still, not very smart. while on the road with josiah wolf and liz hodson.
tiny show hiatus
so i think i’m going to take a short break from playing shows… at least for the month of august. definitely something i haven’t done for a while, but i both want to regroup a little, and focus more time on working on new songs. i’ll keep you posted when new shows/tours/etc are on the horizon!
thanks 100x to everyone that came out to the show tonight, tiny vipers and rafael anton irisarri were great!
hey portland, just finished soundcheck… come on down at 9 for tiny vipers and co!
great news portland! i am playing tonight with Tiny Vipers & Rafael Anton Irisarri at Mississippi studios Studios! http://ping.fm/EMFZR
don’t stop, believing
apparently folks are into 8-track cassettes now? when will i start to see albums available on soot blackened paper in local record stores? http://ping.fm/hj39y
i could put this low album “drums and guns” on repeat all day and never get tired of it. http://ping.fm/1pKF2
on a similar note (re: mississippi studios) →
some crazy coupon they just posted, i guess you could potentially use this for the show on wednesday! gives you cheap booze and tickets or something to that effect.
mississippi studios with tiny vipers...
playing a great show on wednesday night at mississippi studios here in portland. pretty excited about it, it’s with tiny vipers and rafael anton irisarri. they asked me to play out of the blue. definitely looking forward to it! http://ping.fm/Hu9TD
sometimes when i listen to battles, i realize i really should just be listening to that don caballero album “american don”.
i am going to win the world cup.
if you’re new here: be sure to grab my free live on KBOO ep, over at circle into square! http://ping.fm/0qrBF
this free rickolus ep is out of control. http://ping.fm/pJ4ke
hey tacoma, hiram and i are here at the den. show starts at 715, $2. 1932 pacific. hope to see you in a bit!