Is there gravity in The Helium Age? Or do we all just float away? Hell, we don’t know. But from the surf guitars of “Angels in the Snow” to the manic six-strings of “Carnival by the Sea” to the pensive piano and Wurlitzer of “F. Scott and Everything He Wrote,” Arms of Kismet bounces through story-songs that feel about...
Dawn of ‘The Helium Age’
Is the town still there or is it gone? From The Helium Age, coming September 30, 2016.
You never know what you might find wedged in the floorboards of an old train. From The Helium Age, coming September 30, 2016.
Wampus Multimedia introduces Lincoln Signal, the debut album from Waterslide. Songwriter-producer Mark Doyon previously released albums as Arms of Kismet and Wampeters, and published the short-story collection Bonneville Stories. Lincoln Signal tells the story of Dick Drake, an overeducated, middle-aged historian and political scientist living in a remote shack in western Montana. Banished by...
The first recording band I was in made albums on an all-in-one portable studio with eight tracks of audio on 1/4-inch, analog tape. Having cut my teeth until then on various four-track cassette decks, I found this reel-to-reel, hard-wired hulk with close-to-pro EQ and signal routing to be something like a miracle. Next to...