Dennis Young

Dennis Young: Reel to Real

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Artist: Dennis Young

Artist: Dennis Young
Title: Reel to Real
Product Type: VINYL LP

LP version. Dennis Young is best-known as the marimba player/percussionist for the legendary early '80s NYC band Liquid Liquid. Reel to Real is a lovingly-assembled archive collection of his rare and unreleased solo recordings from 1982-1983. Dennis Young: "Back in 1982 at the age of 24 I bought my first recording equipment a - two-track Teac reel-to-reel-tape recorder. I already owned a number of analog synthesizers, an electric & acoustic guitar, various effect boxes, and a full drum set. The music was recorded live over a two year period (1982-1983) when I was still playing in Liquid Liquid. I was busy with the band but I still found time at home to experiment with my own sound using various instruments and vocal effects. In early 1984, I bought my first four-track cassette machine which ended my live reel-to-reel recording phase. The tapes were boxed up and put into storage for the next 30 years. About six months ago, I was going through some old boxes and happened to find the tapes again. I was curious to hear what I had on those tapes so I purchased another Teac reel-to-reel-tape recorder. To my surprise there was a lot of music to choose from these recordings, so after hours of listening I came up with a set of songs that I thought was the best representation of my work from this period. Thanks to Staubgold, I am able to share this unique recording experience with you, the listener."

1.1 Big Boom
1.2 Gravitation
1.3 Little Girl
1.4 Panic in the Air
1.5 Radio Transmission 1
1.6 Overdub Dub
1.7 Contortions
1.8 Tape Interface for Guitar
1.9 Forbidden Planet
1.10 Drum Solo
1.11 Signals in Time
1.12 More Is Less

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