Chicago’s notorious alter ego MC, Serengeti and ambient sound collage duo Arborist team up for this very limited 3 trk cassingle entitled “Firebird Logo”. Only 100 copies! BARO31, Get it here. Also available for download is the new Calidonia County EP “Des Plaines” featuring 4 transformative and tranquilizing ambient compositions from the Chicago based visual artist and producer Ian Ferguson.
BARO has decided to give the 2nd reissue of this infectious ambient-collage chiller the vinyl treatment. Limited to 200 copies!
“Like staring into the night sky through a pair of kaleidoscopes, the contents of this strangely alluring tape shift, warp and dissolve before reappearing as bursts of sound in all its myriad forms.”
- Decoder Magazine
“Way out there, in the boundless fleeting instances in between notes, there is a galaxy of disorientating sound expanding like a Mandelbrot set. It makes me feel at home to be there. ”
- Tiny Mix Tapes
“Blanton works some sampler magic to transport listeners to that blissful space right between dreaming and waking up.”
- Ad Hoc
We are pleased to announce the release of Serengeti’s single “Firebird Logo” through our man Odd Nosdam’s digital imprint Burnco Recs. All music produced by our very own Arborist. A BARO cassingle version will be available in late November, check back for exact date… keep up those savage stretches.
Wish You Well
…In other news, a heads up, there will be no outgoing shipments until 11/12. Lo sentimos mucho!
\\\ Ant’lrd will be hitting the road again very soon w/ Isidro for a handful of southern engagements. Dates and locations.///
nov. 4th- montevallo,al. [at] Eclipse Coffee & Books
nov. 5th- birmingham,al. [at] The Firehouse
nov. 6th- athens,ga. [at] Go Bar
nov. 7th- asheville,nc. [at] The Mothlight
nov. 9th- louisville,ky. [at] Greenhaus
nov. 10th- st. louis,mi. [at] Lemp Neighborhood Art Center
nov. 11th- chicago,il. [at] The Burlington Bar
First dubbing flew out the door, grab one because after this it’s a wrap.
Odd Nosdam- T R I S H (c50)
Drape is the Pacific Northwest ambient duo of Ryan Gracey and Spencer Williams. Their latest EP release “EVENSONGS” is a generous offering and a great example of the classic Drape sound. Celestial tones of nature-inspired vestibules and dynamic cloud blankets floating through lucid forms are what makes this release a loop/repeat kind of record! Released Aug.27th – BARO29
////LOOKBACK: BARO RECORDS SHOW @ EMPTY BOTTLE, CHICAGO\\\\
…Sitting somewhere between a Laramie swagger and gone sauna tropes, past “boom bap” trysting places are ghosted in “T R I S H”, leaving behind a Dymaxion house with a crawl space showing where the beat escaped so that the house could breathe. All material recorded at his home studio Burnco, in beautiful Berkeley, CA from 2006-2013. Mastered by Matthewdavid. BARO28
Tickets – $10.00 (advance), $12.00 http://www.ticketweb.com/
/////CALIDONIA COUNTY, KEVIN HEIN, AND ANT’LRD TAPES NOW SHIPPING!\\\\\ Ltd. Editions of 100. $7.50 ea
/////ALSO AVAILABLE: BARO STARTER BATCH\\\\\
A great introduction to all things BARO! As the T R I S H cassette is sold out, we will be substituting it with our compilation LP for the same price. Click here to order!
Kevin Hein “Gauze”
Calidonia County “Telegraph Canyon”
Ant’lrd “Extra Domicile”
BARO COMPILATION 001 LP
Recorded in a variety of locations, the long anticipated “Meadow’s Exist” offering from Chicago’s hypnotic-french countryside style guitar player Frank Broder gets released today. Along with his brilliantly colorful array of samples and soothing key melodies, Broder finds a truly tranquil zone in this album and takes you there. Cool down this summer and get your digital copy here – Enjoy – BARO27!
Our own Mr. Colin Blanton (Ant’lrd) will be hitting the southern route soon with good friend Isidro…be sure to catch them both. Peep details…
8.14-New Orleans, la.- Hawn House
8.15-Tuscaloosa, al. – Egan’s
8.16-Birmingham, al. – The Forge
8.17-Athens, ga. – Go Bar
8.18-Asheville, nc. – Apothecary
8.19-Knoxville, tn. – The Pilot Light
8.20-Louisville, ky- The Attic
8.21-Fairfield, ia. – Canoe House
8.23-Chicago, il. – The Empty Bottle
NEW Ant’lrd “Extra Domicile” OUT NOW! (BARO026) released 02 July 2013
All sounds by c.blanton
Tracks 1,2,&4 recorded by Matt Whitson at the firehouse on 12.26.12
Everything else recorded & mixed by Colin in Chicago,Il.
Mastered by D.A. Fisher at Woulds in Oakland,CA.
Special thanks to Greg Rataczjak for
Thanks to the family, Ian, Frank B., Twaingames, K. Hein, R. Chavira, Isidro, Darren, Ratigan, and Lynn.
Chicago based art curator and producer Joe Jeffers is the artist known as The Prettiness. Jeffers is also the Founder and Program Director of Harold Arts - An annual multi-faceted artist residency in beautiful Chesterhill, OH dedicated to supporting U.S. and International artists in many forms and mediums. The Prettiness “Cosmotics EP” was recorded by Joe Jeffers @ his home studio in Chicago, IL (August 2012-April 2013) Released June 2013 (BARO25)
credits:Production made with computers, guitars, synthesizers, and Jeffers friends. Vocal Contributions by Jason Ajemian and J Ashley Miller. Co-production by Michael Perkins and J Romeo Baez. Mastering in Chicago by Michael Perkins. Cover art by: Ryan Travis Christian