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2012-05-28 15:10:38 UTC

Solo project of varying styles when Chris is not playing in Riff Tiffs, Caddywhompus, or any other group. Chris has been making music since age six and recording since 8th grade. He’s recorded and released two full length experimental pop albums and one full length ambient album. He is currently sporadically releasing one track at a time of previously unreleased songs written and recorded between 2004 and 2007.

This incremental album is entitled " 04-07 Mixtape " and is available at Band Camp (his ambient album is also available for free here). Info about each song from the Mixtape and other news can be found at Chris Rehm.This project used to be called " Afrodisiac " then it was called " Afrodisiaction " and now he uses no stage name. He currently has an EP entitled " Bayous " scheduled to be released in late May of 2009.

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Album Description | [i found an] Elephant Ring [and gave it to you] was written and recorded in Summer/Fall of 2010. Shortly thereafter, my computer and hard drive got stolen, leaving me only with the last bounce I did of the album. After listening to the record a lot and thinking of different directions I could possibly take by building upon the existing version, I decided against any further changes from this new vantage point. After repeated listens, I realized that the content of Elephant Ring focused on a specific time period in my life and it was organized and expressed appropriately, while living the experience out.

This is a bedroom recording, and most of the album is performed on acoustic and electric guitar, vocals, toy keyboards, and different objects used for percussion. The record meanders through pop songs, slowly growing and changing drones, walls of noise and piano miniatures. Like many of my previous albums, Elephant Ring essentially flows seamlessly as one continuous track. Influences for this record include The Microphones/Mt. Eerie, The Fun Years, Stars of The Lid, Grouper, Ravel/Satie/Debussy, and Fennesz - to name a few.

[i found an] Elephant Ring [and gave it to you] will be released on May 29, 2012 via the New Orleans co-operative label, Chinquapin Records. It is a digital-only release and will be available on a donation basis with no minimum at chrisrehm.org and other digital retailers. The full album is currently streaming at my website.

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Artist - Chris Rehm Album - [i found an] Elephant Ring [and gave it to you] Release Date - 2012 Genre - Noise-core, Drone, Noise-drone, Ambient-drone, Experimental, Experimental-core, Minimal-drone [ Very Good ] Tracklist 1. Honesty Is God 2. They All Are 3. I Can't Feel Anything but You Anymore 4. I Don't Like Your Friends 5. A Raincoat? For What? 6. Learning How To Drive (Your Vespa) 7. About Things 8. Coming Up Roses -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Direct Download ~ Chris Rehm - [i found an] Elephant Ring [and gave it to you] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Chris Rehm Album - Worries, etc. Release Date - 2011 Genre - Noise-core, Drone, Noise-drone, Ambient-drone, Experimental, Experimental-core, Minimal-drone [ Very Good ] Tracklist 01.Worries 02.Blinders 03.Vents 04.Silences 05.Remembers 06.Keys 07.Stasis 08.Anxieties 09.Releases -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Chris Rehm - Worries, etc. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Chris Rehm Album - Salivary Stones Release Date - 2010 Genre - Noise-core, Drone, Noise-drone, Ambient-drone, Experimental, Experimental-core, Minimal-drone [ Very Good ] Tracklist 01 Salivary Stones 02 Don't Leave Me Blue 03 Up Blazes The Hot Lust For Having 04 (Not Thinking About The Future) 05 Summer, Part II 06 Soggy -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Chris Rehm - Salivary Stones Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Ben Frost | Tim Hecker | KODA | Children Of Ishizuke | The Winter War In Tibet --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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