I originally put this tape together thinking it might be our second LP, but then Toby & Matt at NNA wrote me about doing a tape for them and I'd been a fan of their label for a while so I sent them the master and they were stoked to put it out.
released 01 April 2011
Matt Carlson - dot com analog modular synth & effects
Jonathan Sielaff - bass clarinet & effects
Recorded to computer (tracks 1-3) and 4 track cassette (track 4) from January-August 2010 at Albino Beach House, Portland, OR
Golden Retriever was formed in Portland, Or. in 2008 by multi-instrumentalists Jonathan Sielaff & Matt Carlson. Focusing on
the relationship of two primarily monophonic instruments (modular synth & bass clarinet), and utilizing layering with a deft balance of improvisation & composition, the duo has created an infinitely varied approach to their sound world....more