• Formats: Cassette Tape, Digital
  • Price: $5.00
  • Artist: Towens
  • Release Date: March 2014
  • Catalog ID: PAR041

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Before the Distractions / Cassette Tape, Digital / PAR041


This material was recorded around 2007-2008, by Tom Owens, aka pretty all right honcho. It was during this transitional period from Michigan to Chicago that Owens started exploring singing for the first time. The resulting album captures him finding not only his voice but lyrical style as well, both of which creep out in eery and bizarre ways on this tape.

Before the Distractions has that ‘not happy, not sad’ vibe that has been consistent in Owens’ other projects that have followed, Distractions & Potions. Pop songs reveal themselves under ambient layers of noise, guitars, and beats, with vocals layered thru heavy spring reverb. Music for loners or lovers.