“guessing the others” is swimming in speakers first full-length album and second release (eponymous EP, 2009). beginning in the summer of 2009 with the song 'mind does take,' it has taken the band nearly four years to complete writing, tracking and mixing of this concept LP, recorded entirely in chris' bedrooms (of which there have been five - he moves a lot), on equipment he's collected over the years and with absolutely no budget.
"Clever, chilled, country tinged urban cool... like a kumquat on toast."
released 05 February 2013
All songs by swimming in speakers
All songs arranged/performed by swimming in speakers
Violin on svoboda & the warming by benjamin hull
swimming in speakers is christopher clarke & meadow elizabeth
Recorded 6/09 - 11/12 (all over) upstate New York
Engineered, produced, mixed and mastered by christopher clarke
Artwork/layout by meadow elizabeth
Copyright 2012 swimming in speakers
Thanks to: Joel Hurd, NCPR, St. Lawrence University, Jimmy James, Whitney Hudson, Robyn Buehler, Dave Ulrich, Jennifer Hunter, David Sommerstein, Katie May, friends & families.
we hope you enjoy listening to this as much as we did making it!