Album Release

I’ve been talking to our label about the release date for the record. It won’t be much longer. We recorded 4 of the 7 songs on the record 3 years ago (!) next month. I’d love to take shortcuts with all this business, mainly that of writing songs, but I cannot. I’m currently editing demos of songs for our 4th album. I started really writing for the next record in March of 2019 and since then have come up with 50 song ideas which I’m chipping away. I can’t say much about it now other than it will be our heaviest and complex while simultaneously melodic and accessible overall release in our discography.

@ Raincity Recorders

We tracked the final numbers to be included on “Over Opiated in a Forest of Whispering Speakers” on Sunday, July 5, 2020, @Raincity Recorders with JJ Heath.  I could argue this was one of the best recording sessions I’ve been a part of.  All photos were taken by our pal Colin Bradley.  Our 4th album will probably take a long time to make as well.  Art is difficult lol – Dave

July 5, 2020

Damn, the time has flown.  We are recording the final two songs for our 3rd record on July 5, 2020 @ Raincity Recorders in Vancouver.  The songs are entitled “Midnight Marauders” and “Let’s Enjoy the Aimless Days While We Can.”  I have never been as excited about a recording session or new songs as I am about these.  Max, Alex, and I have pushed our level of preparedness for these sessions to new personal heights.  I’ll post some pictures of the sessions afterwards.  Stay safe, everyone.

-Cotton

Ps some toys to be used on the recording.

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The Waiting is the Hardest Part…

It’s been a while since my last post.  Aside from radio silence on this page, we have been working hard behind the scenes arranging the release of our 3rd record.  We are signing to an excellent (understatement) American record label and will be announcing the signing within the next couple of weeks.  After that, we will be announcing a release date for the record (yes, they are pressing the album on wax) and a ton of other news.  We are going to gig the hell out of this record so if you’ve ever wanted to see us play live, get ready for your chance.  – Dave Cotton

Album 3 update

Our 3rd album Over Opiated in a Forest of Whispering Speakers is nearly finished.  The final song is being mixed and mastered as this is being typed.  We will have all the release info, tour plans, and the first single as soon as humanly possible.  Until then, for fun, I included some texts below from friends that I sent some of the songs from the album as they were freshly mixed and mastered to see what they thought:

Album art teaser….

Things are starting to come together for our 3rd record.  We will have a single release date and a whole wack of other info for you very, very soon.  In the meantime have a peek at what Conrad Keely of Texas art-rock legends And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead came up with for our album cover.

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Live @ the Astoria tomorrow night, Georgia Straight interview, Split Cassette w/HERON and more….

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We have dusted off some old songs (one of which has never been played live before) for tomorrow night.  We hope to see you there.

I did an interview with the Georgia Straight about our Boxset, Split with Heron, and upcoming 3rd record.

Behold:

Seven Nines and Tens’ David Cotton on releasing cassettes in a digital age and mixing stoner metal with jazz

Tomorrow night we will have our Cassette Boxset “Satisfy the Faction” for sale in addition to our brand new Split Cassette release with HERON