Ways Where Mountains Were

by Kurva Choir

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    Tape 1: "A Scourge of Small Chords"
    Tape 2: "Ways Where Mountains Were"
    Tape 3: "Deep in the Outside"

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"The destructive character sees nothing permanent. But for this very reason he sees ways everywhere. Where others encounter walls or mountains, there, too, he sees a way. But because he sees a way everywhere, he has to clear things from it everywhere. Not always by brute force; sometimes by the most refined. Because he sees ways everywhere, he always stands at a crossroads. No moment can know what the next will bring. What exists he reduces to rubble – not for the sake of rubble, but for that of the way leading through it."
-- Benjamin 11:31


released December 8, 2015

This album is the second of three albums in the "Leafless" collection.
Tracks 1, 2, and 4 recorded live by Tony Youngblood at WRVU in Nashville, Tennesee in 2009. Track 3 recorded in 2007, partially by Jim Edwards at his home studio in Austin, Texas, and partially by Devin Lamp at his home studio in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Tracks 1, 2, and 4 originally performed live under the name
The C.J. Boyd Sextet:
Melody Holt - Voice
Lauren Eison - Violin, voice
C.J. Boyd - upright bass, voice, harmonica, percussion

Track 3 features:
Mandy Ellis - voice
Enoch Porch - saw
Casey Kaufman - cello
C.J. Boyd - upright bass, electric bass, kalimba




Obsolete Media Objects Oakland, California

OMO is a label focusing on stunning physical media.
Although Mp3s are available here, every release is a tangible object which we hope will enhance the experience of the music. These albums are meant to live on tape, or vinyl, or book, or pez dispenser, or something we hope will be as aesthetically stimulating as the music it conveys.

Coming soon:
OMO053 - hollowbodies
OMO055 - Big Bill Broonzy
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