Will You Be My Friend?

by Stranger

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    "found noises pieced together to create this overall masterpiece... part "Twilight Zone" and part something else...you really have to hand it to the talent, patience and dedication of Stranger, taking the time to create such wonderful sounds for us all." - raisedbygypsies.blogspot.com

    pirate booty cassette. Found sounds rubbed together until they spark. 30 minutes of spark. Hi-bias home dubbed after wrestling with masters and slaves and the like. Pro equipment none the less. Hand drawn labels on black-as-a-dewey-swamp-night tapes. Be a friend and purchase this magnetic fun!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Will You Be My Friend? via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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This album is dedicated to Dolly Parton, who kept me warm on those lonely nights

and to the empty room across from mine

your vacancy matches my heart


released March 6, 2015

this album employs the use of various uncleared samples from famous people who have very good lawyers.

luckily, most the samples have been fucked with enough that they are no longer recognizable

so back off, prince!

this is for an audience of twelve

all instruments and sounds created\made by Stranger except for:

"Ceramic Pow-Pow" features a potter's first attempt to play instruments after much coaxing with gin

"Nana's Noise" features a one-year-old girl playing a guitar by hitting it with her stroller. The same one-year-old girl is also playing drums, I think.

"Will You Be My Friend" features a recluse named Stellroy Fiedo who has no friends, and with good reason! What a creep!



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