It was only a week or two ago that we posted introducing Ash Cooke aka Pulco, with the news that he’d be contributing some specially recorded samples to be mashed up (i.e. destroyed) in the name of art… and contribute he did, with a whole stash of bizarre loops and rumblings. In true Pulco style, the ‘misery poet’ utilised everyday objects like a wheelbarrow, and chucked rocks at it till it became aurally pleasing.
You can preview the product below; it’s a dark, grungey affair.
For more info on Pulco, check out the interview from Artrocker that went online today.
pre-medication by unexpectedbowtie
You’re either really out of time there, or you’re doing something completely brilliant.
– Keith, as we recorded drums for some tracks today.
Okay, so we’ve learned that in future where I want percussion to be added in later I should record with a click track.
Video for ‘be suspicious of well written lines (they’re the ones they’ve practiced)’
At what point do you take a collection of songs that are independent of each other, written over months and changes in preference, and meld them into some sort of coherent ‘album’ form?
Or do you have to bother?
Regardless, it’s now a new year, and here’s a song that was technically all recorded in 2010, but for argument’s sake, since it was finished today, it counts as the first of 2011.
[we] don’t envy those who travel [light]