Tim Kinsella

Tim Kinsella sings the songs of Marvin Tate by LeRoy Bach featuring Angel Olsen


  • (splatter vinyl, limited to 1000 hand-numbered copies, includes instant MP3 download)
  • (instant download, 320 kbps files)

  1. Idolize  
  2. The Crossing Guard  
  3. Daddy Wants to Be a Robin
  4. Devonte's In a Coma
  5. The Bus is Coming
  6. Snowglobe
  7. Is It All In My Head?
  8. The Baseball Player's Wife
  9. This Time (Not the Next Time)
  10. 100 Kinds of Crazy
  11. Sidetracked in Miami
  12. God's Not Ready For You Yet
  13. Never Finished Counting the Stars

Description

Catalog #: JNR129   Release Date: 12/03/2013

Limited to just 1000 hand-numbered copies on swamp green vinyl w/ yellow, red, magenta, & orange splatter...
 
Featuring an array of Chicago heavyweights, this limited edition release is not your average solo album. As the album title suggests, this is a uniquely collaborative effort from a diverse group of individuals. The album is actually the third in a series of collaborations between the prolific poet Marvin Tate and multi-instrumentalist (& former Wilco member) LeRoy Bach. In each collaboration, all stories and melody were provided by Tate; with music and production by Bach.
 
But as the new songs came together, Bach recognized the material had rich possibilities for interpretation, and suggested they hand the mic over to Tim Kinsella (the eccentric voice behind Joan of Arc, Cap'n Jazz, Owls, & Make Believe). Kinsella became the album's narrator, walking the line between judgment and sympathy, and shepherding all of Tate's characters through their various struggles. Themes of race, private culture, and psychological stress rise throughout the work. 
 
Eventually the consensus was made that some of the stories could be enhanced by an additional singer- a second persona.  The trio enlisted their friend Angel Olsen (Jagjaguwar Records), who immediately took to Tate’s melodies and characters. Recording took place over many afternoons, with Bach providing the instrumentation from his home studio in Humboldt Park, with mixing & mastering help from David Vandervelde.

Tim Kinsella - Tim Kinsella sings the songs of Marvin Tate by LeRoy Bach featuring Angel Olsen http://www.joyfulnoiserecordings.com/images/detailed/1/JNR129_Kinsella_cover_art.png <div> Limited to just<strong> 1000 hand-numbered copies </strong>on<strong> swamp green vinyl </strong>w/<strong> yellow, red, magenta,</strong> &amp;<strong> orange splatter...</strong></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Featuring an array of Chicago heavyweights, this limited edition release is not your average solo album. As the album title suggests, this is a uniquely collaborative effort from a diverse group of individuals. The album is actually the third in a series of collaborations between the <strong>prolific poet Marvin Tate</strong> and <strong>multi-instrumentalist (&amp; former Wilco member) LeRoy Bach</strong>. In each collaboration, all stories and melody were provided by Tate; with music and production by Bach.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> But as the new songs came together, Bach recognized the material had rich possibilities for interpretation, and suggested they hand the mic over to Tim Kinsella (the eccentric voice behind <a href="/joan-of-arc/">Joan of Arc</a>, <strong>Cap&#39;n Jazz, Owls,</strong> &amp; <a href="/make-believe/">Make Believe</a>). Kinsella became the album&#39;s narrator, walking the line between judgment and sympathy, and shepherding all of Tate&#39;s characters through their various struggles. Themes of race, private culture, and psychological stress rise throughout the work.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Eventually the consensus was made that some of the stories could be enhanced by an additional singer- a second persona. &nbsp;The trio enlisted their friend <strong>Angel Olsen</strong> (Jagjaguwar Records), who immediately took to Tate&rsquo;s melodies and characters. Recording took place over many afternoons, with Bach providing the instrumentation from his home studio in Humboldt Park, with mixing &amp; mastering help from David Vandervelde.</div> $15.00