RIYL: Toro y Moi, Beat Connection, Young Magic, Luke Temple, Washed Out, Les Sins
Label: Company Records
From Company Records US press release:
Chaz Bundick meets The Mattson 2 Star Stuff is the kind of record that only comes about every once in a blue moon. It slips into existence by the merest margins at the very edge of universal consciousness and then expands to fill a vacuum that we didnâ€™t know needed filling until it appeared full right before us.
The unspoken brotherly bond of the Mattson 2 and the incredibly refined and aesthetic genius of Chaz Bundick (playing both the role of musician and producer) combined to invoke this album from the ether. The Mattsonsâ€™ brotherly forgetfulness acted as a catalyst for this most spectacular of collaborations: Jared Mattson (Guitar/bass/extra dimensional texture) forgot to pack a drum stool for Jonathan (Drums/Intra dimensional rythmality) for a show in Oakland in late 2014.
A mutual friend, photographer Andrew Paynter, said he knew someone nearby who might have one, that someone was Chaz Bundick. Chaz stayed to watch their show, and over the following few months they recorded with no set schedule, no set plan, no rules and no limits.
â€śWe all got together after that first encounter, meeting at Chazâ€™s home studio in Berkeley. We had no set musical ideas because we wanted this to be fresh and pure and 100% collaborative… The songs started morphing and the camaraderie got so strong, inspired, and positive that it was absolutely exhilarating working together! We had the utmost trust in one another. It naturally became a joint record so it became fitting to call it a â€śmeetsâ€ť project.â€ť – Jared Mattson
CATALOG NUMBER: CHI07
FORMAT: LP / Digital
STREET DATE: Pre-orders will ship by or before the March 31st release date.
All Company Records shop pre-orders will receive a download of "Star Stuff" instantly.
Limited edition clear vinyl includes a digital download card.
Per Email from Company Records & Carpark Records, pressing is limited to around 1000.
- Maybe Buy
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