The sessions for this EP were originally began in summer of 2018 with the intent of releasing a sister record to that year's "Need(s)." This album would have been titled "Want(s)" and would have shared contrasting themes, reusing some samples, though altered, to tie two together.
While "Want(s)" may still some day happen, this attempt proved to be forced. It was more than failing to recapture the headspace I'd been in a mere 8 months earlier, but to try to re-find the person I was in the 5 years leading up to "Need(s)." As it was, and as a proper debut full length often is, the culmination of a handful of attempts, and a collection of ideas from the entirety of my life of to that point, that record represents a person that I really am not any longer.
The outcome was releasing some demos, burying some songs to maybe never see the light of day, and refocusing on where and who I am now.
Less than a month later these songs were completed. I'm very excited to share with you this more aggressive, possibly more challenging side of Entresol. Thank you for staying with me.
released February 23, 2019
All sounds created, captured, manufactured and manipulated at The Urgus in Eugene, Oregon by Entresol, with exception of additional vocal samples on Mortise & Tenon. See below.
Cover art contains photos by David Zakharov and photos/art by Entresol
All lyrics by Entresol, except "Tremor" taken from a heavily edited letter from a friend who's identity shall remain anonymous for reasons you might be able to cull from or falsify based upon the song.
Behringer Ultra Shifter/Harmonist pedal graciously gifted by Bushel.
Mortise & Tenon was the only track that survived the "Want(s)" sessions to be recreated for this EP. Alternate demo version (and all kinds of other strange content) available at: entresolarchive.bandcamp.com/album/three-songs-that-werent-good-enough
Vocal samples on Mortise & Tenon donated by:
Jordann wuss here...
The creation of experimental music, or any music for that matter, isn't some unattainable or lofty goal. You could have created any of these sounds yourself. Please feel welcome to sample, cover, re-create. You have my express consent to do so. Ideally you'll share the output with me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to Alyssa Silva, Mike Propst, Marin Wadsworth, Devin Zero, Jameson Williams, Skyeler Williams (no relation) You all inspire and aid in what I do more than you can possibly know.
A special thanks to Dancing Plague for creating the necessity for me to put together a less-gear/no guitar version of my setup, without which the creation of these songs might never have happened.