I’m extremely happy to annonce that “Black River and Other Bodies of Water” is out now, streaming on bandcamp, as a digital download and as 12″ vinyl! Get it here. A limited handmade CD-r version will follow later.
Again thanks to everyone involved with the making of this release: Laura, Josefine, Nils-Bro for singing and playing, Tanja for recording and mixing, Camilla for cover layout and William Schaff for cover artwork.
A recent compilation from Dendron Records features my cover of Broken Birdies “Capital of Death” as well as a ambient dreamscape reqorking of my song “First Morning” by Dream Cam Era.
Listen to my contribution here:
Burying the old seed: Around 4 years ago, three friends who had long shared the experience of writing, recording and distributing their own music decided to pool their efforts and create a Bandcamp page under the name of Dendron Records, Dendron being the Greek word for “tree,” and who doesn’t like trees? Nobody you would really want to know. Deep roots, thick skin, patience, letting the wind use their bodies as instruments – there is a lot we can learn from trees. Anyway, none of the three had the capital necessary to start a “real” record label, and they decided to make Dendron a place to to share and promote like-minded music, theirs and others, all with artistic focus, recognizable voices and little hope of commercial success.
Tilling the soil: Since that time, more than 15 artists from 4 different countries have issued more than 50 releases under the banner of Dendron Records, in a wide variety of formats.
Shaking the branches: In 2016, we decided to celebrate what we saw as a satisfying and impressively diverse back catalogue by letting contributing artists pay tribute to one another by each recording a cover of another artist on the label. To leave choice and discussion out of the matter, we ceremoniously pulled names from a fur hat, and let each participant pick a song or a track by the assigned artist to cover. ”
This resulted in the following tracklist and has been released on CD in a very nice digipack as well as digital download:
TAIGA TAIGA (covers DreamCamERA) – First Track
DreamCamERA (covers Tidebound) – First Morning
Tidebound (covers Broken Birdie) – Capital Of Death
Broken Birdie (covers Bird Seance) – The Road
Bird Seance (covers Mute Swimmer) – Different Name
Mute Swimmer (covers Moongazing Hare) – Wild Nothing
Moongazing Hare (covers Own Road) – Slow Keys
Own Road (covers Teamforest) – Leave The North, Head Southwards
Philip Bückle (covers TAIGA TAIGA) – Locvsts
TAIGA TAIGA (covers DreamCamERA) – Last Track
I recently played at the big echoing space that is the Trinitatis Church and decided to make the recording available as a free download. This was quite an atmospheric experience with the deepening dusk creeping in during the concert. It’s presented here here with clumsy chords and all, a few distorted peaks and various other mistakes, but i quite like the atmosphere of it. It’s available at bandcamp: https://tidebound.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-trinitatis
This features Laura Noszczyk on keyboard, melodica and backing vocals on several tracks.
This new compilation from Woodland Recordings is the third volume in the “Home Taping Is Music” series. Tidebound contributes a new version of “The North Pond Hermit” with Laura Noszczyk on backing vocals. Get the limited edition cd or the download by following the link below. The physical editon consists of individually stamped sleeves with an insert and hand stamped CDr in an edition of 100 numbered copies. All physical orders on Bandcamp also include an immediate download.