Scratched Out

by AIM LOW

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    ● Classic Black 140g virgin vinyl w/ Black on Silver spraypainted sleeve aka Johnny Utah edition /55
    ● Each jacket individually spraypainted - youtu.be/bbZvcHV2HqQ
    ● Mastered for vinyl by Jon Drew @ Taurus Recordings
    ● 45pm Lacquer mastered at Aardvark and pressed at Brooklyn Phono
    ● Black innersleeves w/ two vellum inserts
    ● Hand-numbered sticker on polysleeve
    ● Includes digital download & a teabag to brew before you put this on your turntable

    Includes unlimited streaming of Scratched Out via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    ● Ultra Clear w/ Electric Blue Haze 140g vinyl w/ Silver on Black spraypainted sleeve aka Bodhi edition /110 *note - these range from clear w/ specks of blue to marbled transparent blue
    ● Each jacket individually spraypainted - youtu.be/bbZvcHV2HqQ
    ● Mastered for vinyl by Jon Drew @ Taurus Recordings
    ● 45pm Lacquer mastered at Aardvark and pressed at Brooklyn Phono
    ● Black innersleeves w/ two vellum inserts
    ● Hand-numbered sticker on polysleeve
    ● Includes digital download & a teabag to brew before you put this on your turntable

    Includes unlimited streaming of Scratched Out via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 7 days
    edition of 110 

      $18 CAD or more 

     

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    short run /25 screenprinted light blue on charcoal 100% cotten tee

    design my michael cardillo - michael.cardillo01@gmail.com
    screenprinted by l'orchidoclaste handprinting - orchidoclastrerecords@gmail.com

    Includes unlimited streaming of String Theory cassette via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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  • RELEASE SHOW EDITION - Limited 12" (25m:20s) w/ Silkscreened Sleeve & Vellum Inserts (Ultra Clear Vinyl /20)
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    ● Ultra Clear 140g virgin vinyl w/ screenprinted jacket - metallic silver on dark blue aka Bells Beach edition /20
    ● screenprinted by l'orchidoclaste handprinting - orchidoclastrerecords@gmail.com
    ● Mastered for vinyl by Jon Drew @ Taurus Recordings
    ● 45pm Lacquer mastered at Aardvark and pressed at Brooklyn Phono
    ● Black innersleeves w/ two vellum inserts
    ● Hand-numbered
    ● Includes digital download

    Includes unlimited streaming of Scratched Out via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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* "Expertly weaving together and rendering anti-compositional soundscapes so disorientingly and entrancingly rich in possibilities, that to listen, is to almost inevitably lose oneself in them." - Tiny Mix Tapes (3/29/17)

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released March 10, 2017

*** a bunch of electric guitars and efx pedals were used on this recording, as well as bass (sometimes played with a bow). there are occasional vocals - spoken, shouted, chanted, or screamed - all heavily processed via analogue and digital efx. the closest thing to percussion on this recording is a small piano suite and the sound of a door opening and closing ***

the songs on this 12" were initially intended for a full length that ended up being scrapped, but we still had a personal connection to these recordings. after tracking down the original stem files, making some minor tweaks, then mixing them and mastering them, we felt these three songs fit together and shared a common sonic thread.

produced by AIM LOW

tracks 1 & 3 engineered by lachlan fletcher
mixed by marshall vaillancourt
recorded in the oven, montreal, qc

track 2 engineered by edan scimè stokell and lachlan fletcher
mixed by lachlan fletcher
recorded at the loyola chapel, montreal west, qc

mastered by jon drew at taurus recording, toronto, on

artwork designed by AIM LOW and angeli.ca
digital artwork and insert layed out by angeli.ca
lp jackets stenciled and spraypainted by AIM LOW - youtu.be/bbZvcHV2HqQ
photography by AIM LOW and alex menjivar

thank you to all our friends who have encouraged and supported us. extra special thanks to marshall for breathing life back into these songs.

written by AIM LOW (socan)
AL002 © ℗ AIM LOW 2017

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Track Name: Tacit Approval
they walked hand and hand through the field
he looked at her and she looked at him
and they knew

the wheat was tall and kept scratching their skin as they walked
and he turned to her and he said he could tell her anything
and she said she could tell him anything
but they knew

the field stretched far but they kept walking through it
and the field left scratches as they moved
but the sun kept them warm

and he looked at her and then she looked at him
and he knew he could tell her anything
and she knew she could tell him anything
but they already knew

and the sun kept them warm