It’s rare that musicians are able to upload video of their entire album as it was recorded in the studio, but an attainable goal when performed ‘live’ without overdubs. In this case, video illuminates some aspects of the performance that our ears might take for granted. For example: simultaneous guitar and piano playing on “Guilt’s Tune”.
On the heels of recording the detailed, epic followup to Home, Peter took some downtime in Oregon on the mend (after knee surgery) to write a collection of songs and record them one Spring day at the Type Foundry Studio in Portland. Seven of those songs, presented here, comprise the entirety of How they Are, out last week on HUSH / Bella Union.