Weird alternate cover/attempt at painting I did for After The Warmth
Facebook tries to sell me on their new “Reply” feature by showing me flattering conversation with myself.
Check out a new solo album from Matt of The Widowers. I mixed it and played some instruments. This is one of my favorite songs:
“I Am Trying” - German Error Message
We last heard from German Error Message almost two years ago, back when After the Warmth and ”In Comforting”/”Feverhead” were released in the first half of 2011. A new track from Paul Kintzing and Friends has finally arisen on this slow Friday, imbued with the same intimate warmth and inspiring swell that past GEM releases have all carried. “I Am Trying” has a wonderful build to it, escalating from soft, lovely folk into mini-orchestral crescendo with a well-rounded array of instruments.
The track is the first from The Lifting, the new album that will be released April 9th. Hand Eye Records will handle the digital release, with Tent Revivalist Records putting out a limited number of cassettes. “I Am Trying” comes courtesy of Hand Eye Records’ introductory compilation streaming on The Wild Honey Pie. For those new to German Error Message, they can catch up in a fiscally responsible (yet generous) manner with name-your-price Bandcamp downloads.
- Tyler Hanan
A new album, “The Lifting”, comes out April 9th. The album will be released digitally by Hand Eye Records and as a limited handmade cassette by Tent Revivalist Records. Hear a new song from the album called “I am trying” on the Hand Eye Records compilation.
Happy Valentines Day! Hug your friends.