1go far1995Jon: drums sampled from "Voyage" on the cassette Voyager, March 1980 - 5 second loop. Andy: bass; two acoustic guitars [std], one with a quarter-note echo; three vocals, one with very slight delay for doubling effect. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studio, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
2farms & gears1995Jimmy Buffet's Coral Reefers: congas and percussion sampled from "Everybody's Got a Cousin in Miami" on the CD Fruitcakes -6 second sample looped. Andy: acoustic guitar (3 tracks)[std], clavinet bass, vocals (3 tracks) Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
3hold the moment1995Randy Huiskens: almost frantic drums sampled from the very end of Voyager 94, June 1994 when he played Food Chain's "Who's Deli" drum part - 3 second loops, manipulated. Pete Downes: guitar vibration at beginning and ringing through the tune. Andy: tongue clicking and cheek popping, frisbee bass drum, slap bass, acoustic guitar with a 1.5 note echo, more slap bass, electric guitar stums & electric guitar noodles both with slight MXR Distortion+, three vocals. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
4wanda1995Andy: four acoustic guitars [DADFAD] Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
5blue pilot1995Jon: drums sampled from "Voyage" on the cassette Voyager, March 1979 - 1.5 second loops. Andy: loop resampling, layering, and reconstruction with snip from "go far"; bass; two electric guitars [std]; vocal; with some 327 ms delay treatments (bass breakdown, & guitars). Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
6the only things alive1995Jon, Tim, and Andy: drums (L), more drums (R), and congas sampled from the song "chimichanga" from the cassette E.B.A. chimichanga, October 1995 - 26 second loop, plus 36 seconds more in the bridge. Andy: acoustic guitar, bass, electric guitar through MXR distortion+ (outtro), pan pipes (bridge), three vocals Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
7deep root vibration1995Andy: 12'x12' roll of sheet vinyl beaten in the middle with my knuckle is the bass drum, a paper towel tube is the accent beat, then two acoustic guitars, piano, bass, vocals, and an acoustic guitar solo Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
8spider1995Jon Morse & Jorge Cuevas: congas from a cassette tape made in April 1989 at Eastern Heights Studio - 7 second sample looped. Andy: acoustic guitar [CGCGBbD], electric guitar through MXR Distortion+ [std], vocals, rice in a film vial (looped), large skillet lid (looped), blown beer bottle. Junior: purring at beginning and end Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
9ninenteenninetyfive1995Andy: acoustic guitar (two tracks)[FADGAC], vocals (two tracks) This was my first test of Deck II, with mostly nonsense babbling lyrics. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
10zoe said to wanda1995Andy: percussion (thumping mic and tapping pencil on a desk), three acoustic guitars [DADFAD], piano, two vocals. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
11pen digital disc1995Jon Morse: drums sampled from "Silence" on the cassette E.B.A. at Brown Carpet Studios December 1987. Andy: acoustic guitar (2 tracks) [CGCGBbE], electric guitar (2 tracks) [std], vocals (3 tracks). Laidback deadlike groove, noisy drum sample, cool humming harmonies. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
12jump up from your desk1995Ayman Mobarak: samples of San Francisco street noises, samples of tearing paper. Barbara Cain: sampled from voice mail. Andy: constructions of samples & loops, bass guitar, electric guitar [std, with 333ms delay], vocal [real mic with 227ms delay]. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
13gus1995Ayman Mobarak: five-string fretless electric bass guitar Andy Wyatt: acoustic guitar (2 tracks) [std], electric guitar [std], vocals, bells & pan pipes & keys, bells & b-vox. Excellently tuned pipes & bells, by happenstance, cool lead-in of talking, improvised lyrics. Made by layering tracks in Ithaca on top of a mono digital track of Ayman and me jamming in his apartment in Los Gatos, CA in May 1995. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
14clea1995Eric Krivitzky: bass, knee slapping, vocals. Andy Wyatt: acoustic guitar, knee slapping. This is Eric's song, totally incredible. He made up the bass riff while jamming on his new bass, and we got a groove going. He got right into recording it, with a few loops, and some loopy lyrics! Wow. Passing on the craft... (Eric was 15 years old.) Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
15the eleven eleven hour1995Pete Downes: vocals, bass. Andy Wyatt: acoustic guitar, backing vocals. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
16crazy creek1995Pete Downes: hi hat, two electric guitars, shouting in the bathroom. Ayman Mobarak: tape of Berry Creek, Big Basin Redwoods, CA (Feb 94), played through a boombox while piano & bathroom shouting were recorded. Andy Wyatt: wire drum brushes slapped together, acoustic guitar, bells, piano. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg
17fun work1995Pete Downes: hi hat, acoustic guitar, vocals. Andy: foot on mic stand, bass, electric guitar. Recorded in 1995 in mangobananas studios, Ithaca, NY.7flipping bitsThe Andy Bandhttp://mangobananas.com/img/icons/flippingbits.jpg