Skip to product information
1 of 1

Biz Distro

Mount Eerie - Pre-Human Ideas Vinyl Record

Mount Eerie - Pre-Human Ideas Vinyl Record

Regular price $ 18.88 USD
Regular price $ 19.99 USD Sale price $ 18.88 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

This is an unusual release for Mount Eerie for many reasons. Here are some of them:

  • overtly recorded on a computer (as opposed to the customary extreme 100% analog style)
  • pretty weird human portrait on the cover (as opposed to a non-personal place-focus)
  • totally synthetic voices, digitally garbled (as opposed to legible and literate human tones)
  • no new songs (as opposed to the perception that Mount Eerie is “prolific”)
  • there is no such thing as a difference between “nature” and “not nature”, it is all wild

These are strange computer recordings of pre-existing Mount Eerie songs, mostly from Clear Moon and Ocean Roar (2012), made post-album-release as exploratory and instructional demos to teach the songs to various touring bands. What’s new here are the added layers of severely pitch shifted and autotuned voices singing newly written lyrics, almost like new songs layered over the old ones, expanding and clarifying the ideas. These songs keep growing, and here they are given new life in cascading walls of MIDI instruments with a voice digitally posing as a hoarse woman or a rough older man. These are strange tones. An alien wonder enters the room.

Note: the first and last tracks are organ compositions previously buried within other songs, totally analog, totally rich, made audible here as complete and penetrable pieces of music.


Shipping & Returns

We ship within two business days when possible. Remember, Media Mail is cheap but gets very little love from the postal service. Expect long waits and few tracking updates. We recommend USPS Priority or UPS Ground.

Thirty days if unopened, you pay the postage to us. If the item is defective or the delivery person folded it, please reach out ASAP for us to fix the issue. After 30 days, you own it!

Care Instructions

Keep away from the sun.

Never place it next to a Justin Bieber record.

Treat it like your grandma, you know if she was a record. Know what I mean? Tender care, don't talk back, and never interupt during Murder She Wrote. Wait - what the hell was I writing about-

View full details