This entire collection of songs was produced, written and recorded in hotel rooms across the United States while Haygun was on tour with basketball’s losingest team, The Washington Generals. The music for each track represents one night in a given hotel room, with the entire process of sound creation, sequencing and recording live to 2-track being completed in a single session. Haygun then pieced together lyrics for each of those clips from the constant swirl of land and time coming through the bus window. “You don’t have to stay here, but you can’t go home
The original release of this CD-R included a limited edition of hotel room key cards, hand-labeled during Haygun’s tour with The Trotters and The Generals. Edition of approx 100.
The first Con Tex release is a collection of lost & found fuzzy folk recorded in the faraway garages of Oswego, NY in the summer of 2010 and released in Boston in the fall of 2012. There are songs about capitalism, a song about the artistic process disguised as a parable about trash, and enough cosmic insight to fill a short novel.
Released originally on cassette in an edition of 25. Later released digitally and on CD-R in an edition of 25.
‘Treemausers 7: Radio Heaven’ is a 3 hour nonstop live Peace, Loving variety show performance that aired as part of the ‘Now’s Ours’ program on WZBC. It features skits, PSAs, interviews, live performances, and lots of sound.
Originally released digitally via bandcamp.com, later released as a triple casette with artwork by Kate Lee
Kit Wallach would prefer it if gender were a thing you folded up and put away.
Frankie Greenwood is a tall and flighty man, sometimes-drag-queen, who lives down the street from you. He falls in love easily, resting comfortably in the imagination. He is a construction. So are we all. May we all be so fierce and so patient.
of Western, MA: Fully actualized face melt that’s actually better than sitting around and listening to trout mask again f.worms come with costumes and obviously the best and biggest foam hand winner of massachusett’s best dang band award. You heard right.
4:00 – 4:10PM: Supremo Puppet Show
the puppet show of the legendary comic strip first appearing in Treemausers Magazine. (Puppets by Kate Lee and Brian S. Ellis)
of Boston, MA. Jimmy of Breakfast of Champs, Whitehaus Family Record, Turtle Ambulance, and many a bluegrass holler session. The scientist will be whipping up display of spinning lights and sounds for you to dine upon!
of Boston, MA: ‘Peace, Loving’ is a New England experiential sound-sculpture + movement-”jazz” band. ‘Peace, Loving’ has composed and performed for aromatics, dances for handheld cassette players; worked as set designers, video artists, performance poets, instrument builders, venue/label operators, promoters, gardeners, cheesemongers etc. They have been known to rotate cast in order to perform and tour as often as possible.
of Boston, MA: Metal & Glass Ensemble is a Boston-based improvisational group with a rotating membership who create acoustic drone-based music with bowed cymbals and other metal objects, and glasses tuned to a just-intoned 23-note octave.
INSTALLATION: SHANE MYRBECK / EMILY SHISKO
of Dennisport, MA: Shane Myrbeck is an acoustics consultant with Arup in San Francisco. While at Arup, he has worked on a wide variety of projects addressing sound in both the built and natural environments. Such projects could involve qualitative room acoustics, noise/vibration control, audiovisual systems design, and design of soundscapes and sound art installations. Before joining Arup, he worked as a freelance recording engineer in Boston, where he was a co-founder/artist with the Whitehaus Family Record, a performing arts collaborative there. Shane has an MS in acoustics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Shane co-leads the TenderNoise project.
Emily Shisko: of Long Beach, California (bio soon)