Creaky Mutes: Part One

Lost instrumentals from the studio and the road…

Abundance (Live):

Abundance (Live)

Live cover of the Campervan Beethoven violin jam. This song was an encore favourite in 1998 and 1999 when ex-Camper Jonathan Segel was a member of Mark’s touring band. Recorded on the 27th March 1999 at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, Mark and Jonathan are joined here by Scott Minor and David Dreiwitz.

Blind Rabbit Choir:

Blind Rabbit Choir

This rare Sparklehorse B-Side is hidden away on the 1998 Slow River Records issued 7″ single Come On In. The track is no longer commercially available…

Sparklehorse & Fennesz (Live):

Sparklehorse & Fennesz (Live)

In late August 2003 Mark and Scott headed to Switzerland to embark on what would turn out to be the first of several collaborations with Austrian musician Christian Fennesz. Following rehearsals the trio performed two live shows of original material, the first in Geneva (La Batie Festival) on the 8th September and the second in Paris the following night. For me the highlight of these mostly instrumental sets has to be the exquisite closing number included here…

To be continued……….

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