Aidan Baker's The Confessional Tapes is another of his more song-oriented albums, though here drifting between slowcore, dreampop, abstract jazz, and glitchy electronica. Baker originally began working on this record in Toronto several years ago, but lost the audio files in a hard drive crash. Those files which were recoverable from the original recordings, corrupted and glitchy, ended up forming the backbone of the album, providing a fragmentary and abstract structure to the songs as Baker worked on them in his adoptive home of Berlin.
Gay are breaking up.
They were one of the first Pleasence bands and we wouldn't be able to be where we are now without them. They were always great to work with and were hugely supportive of the label. We wish them all the best in their future projects. All Gay release (White Suede split 7", 3D in 3D 12" EP, and Dance Mix 95) are now being sold at a reduced price. Don't miss your chance to own a record from one of Toronto's greatest pop bands.
We are distributing a limited quantity of this beautifully packed CD version that comes in hand-printed letterpress packaging and includes fold-out tracing paper image and a numbercard unique to each copy.
The reissue also contains a remix of "PTSD" by Aidan Baker of Nadja, stretching out the track to an eighteen minute doom epic.
Pleasence Records is owned and operated by Deirdre O'Sullivan and James Lindsay. We release music on vinyl records. Pleasence Records loves no one specific genre more than another, though we prefer bands and artists with a flare for the oddball and experimental. Pleasence Records would like to meet you.