Special thanks to John Vanderslice and Beau Sorenson for helping to make this album and for putting so much care into Tiny Telephone.
Even more special thanks to everyone who played on this album: Beau Sorenson (Beaunoise). Cherilyn MacNeil (Dear Reader) for courteously playing piano on an Owen Ashworth song she'd never heard after listening to me hum it for a few seconds. Jeff Sauer for courteously playing drums after imitating a drum machine with my voice. Avinash Mittur for playing drums on several (non-metal!) tracks. Jessica Bean for playing clarinet, flute, and saxophone.
Thanks to Gary, Fernando, Ryan and Tim at Gary Brawer Guitar Repair for setting up my guitars and for sharing your expertise and advice for dealing with a never-ending impulse to change string gauges, tensions, and tunings.
Everyone's Okay was written and recorded mostly spontaneously in Tiny Telephone in San Francisco and Oakland with Beau Sorenson (Beaunoise) from December 2015 through December 2016.
Tinderbox was written and recorded in the hours following the deadly Ghost Ship fire in Oakland, California.
released July 7, 2017
Recorded and mixed to 2" tape by Beau Sorenson at Tiny Telephone in San Francisco and Oakland
Produced by Beau Sorenson and Kevin Dickerson
Mastered by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service
Beau Sorenson (Beaunoise): producer, engineer, drums, tape loops, drum machines, synthesizers including but not limited to RMI Lark, Moog Source, Moog Mono/Poly, Prophet 5, Eventide H949, Buchla Music Easel, Teenage Engineering OP-1, Korg KR 55, etc. See individual track credits.
Avinash Mittur: Drums on "Moving Stories," and "Good Morning Beautiful City"
Jeff Sauer: Drums on "Trisha Please Come Home"
Cherilyn Macneil: Story and Clark Chicago upright piano on "Trisha Please Come Home"
Jessica Bean: Flute, saxophone, clarinet on "Miami Sound Machine" and "We Are All Connected"
Kevin Dickerson: Words, vocals, electric guitars, baritone guitar, electric bass guitars, acoustic guitars, tenor guitar, Nashville guitar, Spanish guitar, vibrophone, marimba, percussion
All songs by Kevin Dickerson except "Trisha Please Come Home," by Owen Ashworth, "Natural Light," by Owen Ashworth, and "Unfucktheworld," by Angel Olsen
Cover photo by Kevin Dickerson
Design by Kevin Dickerson
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