Death of A Mango .....2nd installment in the Mango trilogy .... our band was disintegrating around this time.....we tried to record our set as a band, but our drummer moved back to Richmond first. What was left was these weird demos we had done where we didn't all track at the same time, and the drummer tracked last. Hilarity ensued. Things seemed salvageable to me, like i could turn it into a music collage of some sort. Direct influences, Youthbitch on the songwriting, somehow, their first tape got this idea in my head for what our set would sound like as we were transitioning away from being a pure reggae band. We were trying to head into reggae's future. Also 2nd generation Ariel Pink type shit was an influence, mostly Gary War, but also was listening to John Maus. the single is "Smoking on a Spliff (of Exotic Time)" , and the 2nd single is "Pissed off From Work (In a Good Way)." Our band never really got that popular in Austin and people would always complain to me that you couldn't hear the lyrics, and that whenever people would come to our shows it was mainly to hear the lyrics or something like that, so I have reproduced them all here, and they can live on and stuff.
recorded by the band in various locations around Austin on a Tascam 80, 1/4" 8 track.
mixing by Peter Nichols at Spookytown, Brattleboro VT, and Paul Millar, Bugsound, Austin TX
this was from 2013, i think
released March 9, 2015
Ethan - vox, bass, Eddy, rhythm, Chris Wig, lead, Joey F, drums. Ethan plays all instruments on a couple of the tracks
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