Lavatone

by Lavatone

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $5 USD  or more

     

  • Cassette + Digital Album

    Includes unlimited streaming of Lavatone via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 7 days
    edition of 100 

      $7 USD or more 

     

  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 49 Full Spectrum Records releases available on Bandcamp and save 75%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Infinite Futures, Every Road is a Good Road, hirakito, Things I said I'd never be, wanna live in the world w/a whole face, Radiate Don't Fear The Quietus, s/t, Lavatone, and 41 more. , and , .

    Purchasable with gift card

      $57.75 USD or more (75% OFF)

     

1.
01:32
2.
06:36
3.
4.
5.
6.
03:39
7.
03:35
8.
08:08

about

Full Spectrum is honored to announce a special reissue edition from Lavatone – the criminally unheralded studio project of Amarillo, Texas drummer and noise cartographer Drew Holder.

Originally recorded in 1994 in Holder’s office-cum-studio zone using a humble Fostex 4-track cassette recorder, an SM-58 microphone, and ART effects processor, Lavatone collects his first forays into home recording; a practice that he has explored extensively in the decades since.

Released into the world as a private press edition of just 30 tapes featuring Xeroxed artwork – most of which made their way into the collections of friends and family members – the album represents a true labor of love and dedication to his unique sonic vision.

Aesthetically, Lavatone hones in on a sideways vision of world music from a culture that never existed, taking cues from the percussive works of Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussein, Olantunji, and Airto. To our ears, the results recall Jon Hassell’s “Fourth World” tonalities spliced with a sludgy, psychedelic sensibility that could only have been born out of the dusty climes of the Texas Panhandle.

These tracks are now presented to the world at large for the very first time, featuring updated artwork by Gretchen Korsmo, remastered by Andrew Weathers with liner notes by Hayden Pedigo.

credits

released March 15, 2018

Recorded August - October of 1994 at JPL Practice House, Amarillo, TX

Luke Holder - Guitars on TerraFish and InNerds
Aaron Smith - mouth harp on Aaron's Cave
Werd Redloh all other instruments and sounds

Mastered by Andrew Weathers
Layout by Gretchen Korsmo. Original Artwork by Werd Redloh

FS061

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Full Spectrum Records Littlefield, Texas

Full Spectrum Records releases the works of experimental musicians and sound artists, with an ear towards idiosyncratic tones, extended time frames and unique compositional approaches.

contact / help

Contact Full Spectrum Records

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

If you like Lavatone, you may also like: