released May 18, 2016
Cody Gaisser - percussion, keys & synths, claps, vocals, loops
Blake Edward Conley - bass, guitars, EBow, toy piano, vocals, loops
Keith Rn Chandler - bass, guitar, harmonium, loops, manipulations
Cliff Gray - percussion, guitars, synths, vocals, manipulations
Mikaela Gray - ramblings
Jessi Wiggers - ramblings
Principle improvisations were performed and recorded at The White Hot Room (Muscle Shoals, AL) on November 15, 2015 by Cody Gaisser and Blake Edward Conley. Further editing, overdubs, and mixing were then performed and recorded at Studio Deaf Ears (Swansboro, NC) in January 2016 by Keith Rn Chandler. Additional edits and final overdubs were performed and recorded at Self Winding Studio (Nashville, TN) circa April 2016 by Cliff Gray. In May 2016, mixing and mastering were completed by Cliff and Keith (respectively); the cover art was handmade by Keith; and liner notes were compiled by Blake, Keith, and Cliff, with final revisions by Cody.
Key inspirations included Miles Davis, Doom Patrol, American Spirit cigarettes, and the various evangelical facilities of the great state of Alabama.
Lucy Stoner has one prior album called Who Is Lucy Stoner [SSR018]. Keith makes music as Callado. Cody makes music as The Lord Thy God, and plays in The Pollies and Satan’s Youth Ministers. Cliff makes music as Self Winding Toy. The three of them make music together as Oceanray. Blake makes music as Droneroom, and plays in Cosmic Yawn, Little Paws, and Spoon Thief.
Thanks and eternal love to Ira Kinder, Jessi Wiggers, Carrick McDonald, Wes Ables, Chris Siegler, John Yagan, Sarah Jones, Tommy Strange, Kevin White, Dave Johnson, Sarah Vardy, Raygun, Rex Ubu, We Keep Up The Neighbors, Eli Flippen and the whole Pegasus Records crew, Phat Bites Deli (Donelson, TN), Gruhn Guitars (Nashville, TN), Eastside Music Supply (East Nashville, TN), Scale Model Guitars (Nashville, TN), True North / Heavy Color / Idyllwilde (Florence, AL), Freak Power Productions (Florence, AL), Blank Comics (Florence, AL), The Chewers, Pelvis Lesly, Momohaus, Red Mouth, Sherbert, Flossie Dukeshire, Your Boys, The Lifeforms, Fox Fun, Lovercraft, Black Tar Prophet, Act Of Impalement, Random Conflict, Aumgn, Cøurtney, all of our friends and bandmates and families, and you - yes, you!
Cliff would like to thank his mom, Wanda, for being the very example of support. When he was young, somehow the sound of absurdly loud drumming was music to her ears late into the night. And today, she’ll still listen to the primal expression of sound found on this record, be it eternally foreign to her southern gospel trained ear, and again hear her son making beautiful music.
Drone Not Drones.
Jazz is not a crime.
© 2016 Lucy Stoner