- Release Date 2016-05-27
- Label Too Good
- Catalog TG011
Blktop Project Recording
Ray Barbee, Chuck Treece, Matt Rodriguez, Josh Lippi and I hit Ruminator Audio in January, 2016, for a free-flow live-style recording session. We jammed for four days, fleshing out ideas and different feels--hoping to create enough material for an album (we had all the right ingredients, just needed to mix, mash and bring to a boil!).
We set up as though we were rehearsing: drums, amps, percussion and more all in the same room to capture a more live/in-the-moment feel. None of the tunes had set forms or lengths. We rolled on instinct and improvisation. Two days later we emerged with Concrete Jungle, a rump-shakin' soul-stirrin' blktop-surfin' documentation of sonic blood 'n' sweat! This album is dedicated to those who roll! --Tommy Guerrero
The album was recorded in January 2016 at Ruminator Audio in San Francisco by Monte Vallier and will be released on TooGood May 27th.