About 6 months ago, Todd Ledford of Bobby J Records and Olde English Spelling Bee contacted us out of the blue to let us know that he had found and transfered a cassette he had recorded more than 20 years before when we opened for Helios Creed at Emos in Austin.
He didn't get the whole show, as he put it "I showed up about halfway thru your set so didn't get the whole thing -- had no idea at that point who you were and I thought you blew Helios off the stage -- and afterwards I was definitely guilty of telling people that you were like Sonic Youth meets Grateful Dead -- my recording is very "walkman in the audience" but sounds pretty great loud -- i used small external condenser mics & a high quality walkman -- maybe some mastering whiz could give it a shoeshine."
We don't know if we really blew Helios off the stage, but we liked the recording so we gave it to mastering whiz Marco Saenz, and here we are, with 23 minutes of live Dry Nod, 23 years later. 23...
Turn it up and check it out.
For Julie and Nicole.
released June 21, 2015
* Dry Nod - Vaughan Boone, Roberto Cofresi, Fletcher Etheridge, Rob Nuttall and Kyle Phillips
* Audience recording by Todd Ledford at Emos Austin TX c. 1994. Opening for Helios Creed.
* Mastered at HiFi Mastering by Marco Saenz
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