Fragments Du Monde Flottant
DEVENDRA BANHART presents a very unique & precious compilation featuring his best friends never heard before demos. Among them some of the yesterday and todays most talented musicians and singers of the folk-pop-experimental scene. This handprinted album comes randomly in six different colored cardboard featuring one of six Devendras drawing.
" Ive always loved demos ,
often much more than the final version ,
in fact , my favorite John Lennon song is a demo , its called Friend of Dorothy , its a masterpiece
This is an album of demos.
you know who doesnt like demos?
the people who make them , thats who !
wait , wait
thats not true
they do like their demos
. but they are definitely not gonna let anyone hear them anytime soon
they have big big plans for these songs
Fortunately , i dont mind being extremely annoying when it comes to bothering/begging my friends to let me hear... more
released March 1, 2019
The previously unreleased "Not Checking Up is from the wealth of material that made up the sessions for World Of Echo 1985-86
Written and Produced by Arthur Russell
Published by Echo & Feedback Newsletter Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Audika Records LLC
written and produced by Vashti Bunyan
Published by Spinneysongs.
"It was my first attempt at writing and recording after a thirty year break, recorded at home on my first computer 😊 ..
It is still my favourite song."
written and produced by Josiah Steinbrick
Sketch of the last song I ever composed on guitar with the intention of possibly using it for myself. Thoughtlessly recorded late one evening in a room with dim yellow light. Los Angeles, California. Autumn 2012.
written by Diane Denoir & composed by Giusso "Pippo" Bellanca
"when i came back to Uruguay in 1971, after have lived for 3 years in Europe, Pippo (Giusso Bellanca) composed this songs that reflected poetically my awareness of my country's political and social reality."
written and produced by Matteah Baim
"Coming up with Blossom-
When you cant beat a creeping sadness in spring,
a kind of re-imaging of that crushing feeling of not aligning with beautiful things
as a dramatic piece- starring Gravity as the lead-
-AKA relief when things are falling."
written and produced by Jana Hunter
courtesy of Ribbon Music
"i was trying to write a song for a split with an artist i admire. it's about dragging a new better self out of the charred remnants of your previous iteration."
written and produced by Helado Negro
"Lentamente was the first demo and song I wrote for my album Invisible Life. Its about forgetting your old mind and knowing that you will have a new mind."
written by Nils Frahm
courtesy of Captured Tracks