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Turkish Mindbathers ~ LP
International Scheiße, Dummkopf! ~ EP
The Jockey ~ LP
The Jockey is a collection of 8 Soft Speaker songs reinterpreted by other artists, as well as one live-in-the-studio track that was recorded at Gallery of Carpet Recording. Mastering by Carl Saff. Artwork by Benji Peck. All images courtesy of the Semisynthetic Arkiv.
Vortrobos ~ LP
Vortrobos, Soft Speaker’s second full-length LP, was recorded, mixed and mastered by Brian Zieske at Gallery of Carpet Recording in Villa Park, Illinois in 2011 and was released on November 8, 2011 on cd and as a digital download. The cover painting and layout was done by Jason Brammer. The discface was designed by Benji Peck for B Positive Studios (discface image courtesy of the Semisynthetic Arkiv).
I’ll Tend Your Garden ~ LP
I’ll Tend Your Garden is Soft Speaker’s first full-length album. It was recorded, mixed and mastered with Brian Zieske at Gallery of Carpet Recording in 2010 and released on April 19, 2011. The artwork was designed by Brian Cannon (The Verve/Oasis/Super Furry Animals/Suede) of Microdot Creative.
A Violent Parade ~ Singles Collection
A Violent Parade, is a collection of three singles and was released in July, 2010. Artwork by Mark Milic of Modularlab. Mastering by Carl Saff.
Stranger In The Alps ~ EP
Stranger In The Alps, Soft Speaker’s second EP, was recorded at Phantom Manor and the band’s rehearsal space throughout 2009 and was released on February 26, 2010 on limited edition cd and as a digital download. It was mixed by TW Walsh and mastered by Carl Saff. The artwork was designed by Mark Milic at Modularlab.
Conditions ~ CD/Vinyl EP
Soft Speaker’s first EP, Conditions, was released in April of 2009 on white vinyl (500 copies) and cd. Philadelphia-based artist, Ian Eckert, was commissioned to create an original pencil and ink piece for the vinyl sleeve. The band’s bassist, Blair Douglass, designed an alternate sleeve for the cd version. All songs were recorded at the band’s rehearsal space in Chicago’s West Loop, mixed by Darin Phillips and mastered by Carl Saff. The cd version includes a bonus track, a remix of “The Great Brick Mosque & I,” by the UK-based band d_rradio. Gabriel Stutz contributed pedal steel to “Barbershop Quintet.”
Extra track included on CD version:
The Great Brick Mosque & I (d_rradio remix)