Three musicians track a song. Jason Elinoff tracks his Viola in the back isolation booth, Vars Pope practices lead on the resident acoustic, and Travis Pope runs through the venerable Casiotone CT320 at 5th St Studios
capturing shadows and shapes in the cities of my background
The literal “Big Black” notebook pictured in the middle, housing a majority of the notes/riffs/readings/plans written in the three years of preparation for the album.
-Initially designed as a ceiling, now “Big Black” functions as a floor-
–Hear how the words from above were filtered into chronological tones and feel the determination to protect them–
metallic shadows in a hue of calm caution