download process

MP3 The Quavers - Lit By Your Phone

Download
Price: 8.99 USD
Download

Instant Download from music, digital version


MP3 The Quavers - Lit By Official CDBaby Download

This download is provided by CDBaby
the #1 source for independent music!
Contains these products:
Single items of this product are available separately.
Ride You Home
play button
Devils Shoes
play button
God Made Cars
play button
If You Cant See My Mirrors, I Cant See You
play button
Green Plastic Soldiers
play button
Montana
play button
Snow Day
play button
The Hole in Me
play button
Snack
play button
Dashboard
play button
Not Enough
play button
Fireflies
play button
What Have You Done to the Moon?
play button
Size: 40.1 MB   - internal.php - Platform: MP3

File Data:

Contact Seller:
music, CDbaby reseller US, Member since 06/19/2005

URL:

Embed:
Create JavaScript Mobile Tag Widgets for your homepage

Description:

(ID 1848080)
The Quavers coax a luminous sound out of decayed samplers, walkmans, vibraphonette, footpedal loopers, tape echo violin and homespun harmonies. Like a space-age Carter Family, they weave low-tech electronics around songs sturdy enough to stand up even if

13 MP3 Songs
ELECTRONIC: Soundscapes, COUNTRY: Country Blues



Details:
"Brilliant... think Tom Waits meets Vic Chesnutt in a series of New York apartments." - Minneapolis Star Tribune

History

In 1995 T. Griffin and Catherine McRae played one 40 minute set at Minneapolis' Uptown Bar. Afterwards Catherine went back to college and Griffin moved to New York to pursue an acting career.

In 1999 T. Griffin recorded Tortuga, on a cassette 4-track and a powermac 7600. On New Years day, 2000 he ran into McRae on 9th street and Avenue A. She began joining him every once in a while for his New York shows and played some violin on 2001's Light In The Aisles.

By 2002 they had begun working out an increasingly intricate live show based around guitar, violin, footpedal loopers and two dr. samples. The Sea Won't Take Long, was recorded in a basement down by Brooklyn's Gowanus canal that had served as a flophouse for Latvian sailors. It was released under the moniker T. Griffin Coraline, and Griffin and McRae toured extensively, crossing the US and playing in Europe and The UK, including shows backing Patti Smith and Tom Verlaine. This was their first recording featuring Montreal-based drummer and mallet player Bruce Cawdron.

They also began playing regularly with multi-instrumentalist Dennis Cronin, who initially joined them with the caveat that he wouldn't play any instrument larger than a cat. After a year playing trumpet, melodica and lap-steel, however, he was convinced to begin bringing his vibraphonette to shows.

Lit By Your Phone was developed during that long, ramshackle tour and recorded using only the gear they took with them in the car. It represents their arrival as an inextricable unit, with McRae contributing heavily to the arrangement and recording and singing lead on two songs. To reiinforce that they function as a band now, they decided to take a band name. The Quavers suggested something electric, unsteady and dog-eared and perfectly captures the sound they conjure from that trunk full of dusty samplers and weathered acoustic instruments.


in partnership with CDbaby

More Files From This User

Related Files