Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Oh Mp3 Space, your frustrations are my frustrations

It seems to not be working. As such, I'll have to use other methods of Uploading songs.

Ill soon make a post about COMPILATION 4 (which I recently finished) and the upcoming Compilation of all 24 albums.

Ill be selling some of them at a music festival thing...or something. Its pretty vague now, More updates later.
Here's Track THREE from D.R.A. XIXV: A Phantom/The Desert.

D.R.A. III: Halloween Letter

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

The Big Big Big Compilation

The Compilation Can Be Downloaded At:

For anyone who hasn't seen my previous posts of free music, my solo project's name is Swimmingpool The Band. Since January of this year, I've started a bit of an experiment in which I would record at least three songs a week, preferably (and more often than not) I would do one a day. The title for this project is Days Run Away, based on the Charles Bukowski poem, Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over The Hills. Every collection of songs over 30 minutes long would result in an album. Admittedly, this can be somewhat overwhelming. As such, with every five albums, I decided to compile a compilation of my favorite tracks from the previous record.

The original songs were short, almost embarrassingly simple (on reflection). With each album, the songs began to grow more complex, longer and at times no longer retain the same ambient aesthetic as before. Some sound more, for lack of a better term, electronic in sound where as others tend to retain a more epic feel, perhaps even flirting with post-rock. Regardless of what they sound like, they're all free.

The following songs utilize more of my own vocals and drums (few electronic beats, more actual drums and/or percussion instruments, which essentially means my dad's crappy drum-set and various kitchen objects and vases). Beyond that, one song also features a sample from a close friend's band ( Elysium Fields. This compilation also spans six albums as a result of no internet access (meaning I continued to record and organized the records into a compilation following better access). As a result of which, the compilation is in two parts for two reasons.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Some Updates

Work is starting on 24. I have album art for it, which was also created by my good friend Alex Rudinski who, at this rate, may become an album art collaborator.

Here is the link to his site:

Here is his latest album cover...or our...he took the get it right?

It's called Days Run Away XXIV: A Phantom/The Desert

Friday, August 1, 2008

Update/Fuck You

Okay, well, here's the Grey Cardinal. From the album once titled Bad News In Twos, now called XXIII Through the windows:

D.R.A. II: The Grey Cardinal (Sorry no streaming from my page)

As for now, however, I'd like to show you my album art for the latest record which was actually made with a close friend. Well, I could say he made it as the photograph was taken by him and all I did was add the text. His name is Alex Rudinski, a close friend and almost my roommate (nothing bad went down), who is one of my favorite photographers among my peers (or in general as my arsenal of favorite photographers may be somewhat light).

Again, new songs will be up soon! I promise.


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