Golden Boots - Pied Piper 8" PIAPTK - 317
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The Third and penultimate release in the Golden Boots Collaborative Singles Series: A cover of Crispian St. Peters 1966 classic "The Pied Piper" with Birdie Busch, Todd Erk and Seth Kauffman. On Made to Preorder Pic Disc.
Preview the track at: https://goldenboots.bandcamp.com/album/the-pied-piper-ft-birdie-busch-todd-erk-floating-action
From Golden Boots:
For this collaborative cover we worked with Philadelphia based musicians Birdie Busch and Todd Erk, and Ashville, NC musician Seth Kauffman (aka Floating Action). I’ve included some bios about the collaborators below. Also I’ve attachedhe single artwork (by Birdie), a new press photo I made, and a .mp3 of the mastered track so you can see all the components. Please let me know however you feel is the best way to proceed.
Birdie Busch - Singing
Dimitri Manos - keyboards
Todd Erk - upright bass, synth
Seth Kauffman -- Drums and Percussion
Ryen Egleston - Singing, synth bass and guitar
recorded by Todd Erk at Sparkle Bones Studio
Mastered by Frank Bair
- Philadelphia musicians Birdie Busch and Todd Erk (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Hoots and Hellmouth) seek to make great music, inspire people, and see what happens. Critics from American Songwriter to Village Voice have found Birdie of kindred spirit from everyone from Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett to American Gothic writer Eudora Welty, and seem to just keep referring to what she does as her own thing and appreciating that strange place where it resides. It’s this comfort to contain multitudes that keeps her energized and curious, putting out music on adventurous independents like Bar/None, Styles Upon Styles, and most recently Perpetual Doom with the help and collaboration of Todd Erk and other co-conspirators. They are currently recording work from their Sparkle Bones Studio in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia.
- Floating Action is a band from Black Mountain, North Carolina, founded by Seth Kauffman. Kauffman is the band's sole lyricist, songwriter, recorder and producer, in addition to playing almost all the music. Kauffman has been called "the underappreciated genius of the Asheville music scene” and Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Kauffman's frequent collaborator, called him "the most underrated person in music”.