Produced at the Doghouse NYC, a preview of singer-songwriter Abby Ahmad's new record, Curriculum. Landing Gear features Abby's percussive guitar work contact-miked with a pair of headphones to give it the bass-drum-like woof. Also featured is a Portuguese square drum called an adufe. The horn section was recorded off the brick walls of our giant outdoor roof space. Even the reverb comes from our stairwells!
Written as a demo for Coke, this little lo-fi gem never fails to bring a smile. It features vocals from Nathan Rosenberg, Jill Cunniff (Luscious Jackson), Heather Duby, and Cole Gentles. Imagine the singer being joined by others until the last chorus is sung by a crowd.
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