The Saxophones - If You're On The Water

If You're On The Water

The Saxophones

Available Formats No. of Tracks   Price Buy
7" Vinyl Single 3 tracks 6.99
Download Single (mp3) 3 tracks 2.97
Download Single (wav) 3 tracks 2.97
Download individual tracks   From £0.99

Description

The Saxophones - If You're On The Water

New two-piece band from Oakland, California. Slow, meditative, spacious and full of atmosphere, this debut 7” is a subtle gem of modern American slow-core.
7” is limited to 300 worldwide. Initial pre-orders come with a signed postcard of the cover image.

Alexi Erenkov’s duo, The Saxophones, create beautiful and personal music. Accompanied by his wife, Alison Alderdice, on percussion and samplers, they blend the darkness and melancholy of 1950s balladry with minimalistic woodwind arrangements, creating a hypnotic sound that hearkens to the past while affirming its place in the present.
Alexi and his father were traveling 70 miles per hour in a fishing boat on Lake Shasta when they hit a swell and were both ejected. Neither were wearing life jackets. Alexi broke his femur upon impact with the water, his father was badly bruised. They managed to tread water until they were rescued by a passing ski boat. A week later, while coping with guilt for his role as the driver in the accident and preoccupied with caring for his son post-surgery, Alexi’s father was struck another blow: his best friend committed suicide. The next week, Alison moved back to California to begin graduate school while Alexi finished a year of teaching in Portland. These three events shaped the life of both band members and the title track of The Saxophones' new EP, If You’re on the Water. Now, Alexi and Alison are married, done with school, ready to share this music that pays tribute to the currents of beauty, sorrow, and regret that run through our lives.

The If You’re on the Water EP is the band’s first studio recording. It was recorded and mixed on an analog Toft console by Cameron Spies of Radiation City over the course of a spring week in Portland, Oregon. 2017 will find The Saxophones touring the West Coast and continuing to play throughout the San Francisco Bay Area with some European shows coming later in the year.

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Tracklisting

7" Vinyl Single (FTH282S)
  1. The Saxophones - If You're On The Water
  2. The Saxophones - New Tradition
  3. The Saxophones - Best Boy
Download Single (FTH282D)
  1. The Saxophones - If You're On The Water
  2. The Saxophones - New Tradition
  3. The Saxophones - Best Boy

mp3 downloads

Downloads

Track Number Track NameTrack Length Price Buy
1 If You're On The Water £0.99
2 New Tradition £0.99
3 Best Boy £0.99
Entire MP3 Download Single (3 tracks) £2.97
MP3 format technical details
These mp3 tracks have been encoded with LAME providing you with a very rich listening experience. No DRM or copy protection is built in to the mp3s.

wav downloads

Downloads

Track Number Track NameTrack Length Price Buy
1 If You're On The Water £0.99
2 New Tradition £0.99
3 Best Boy £0.99
Entire WAV Download Single (3 tracks) £2.97