Nigh Chaparral

arc hive live Nigh Chaparral is an itinerant, off the cuff, collaborative recording affair. The plan is to reconvene somewhere further down the line, & see what happens.

Nigh Chaparral II (2013)
Huddling under the guests goin square on a bailed mortgage run while the owner's away, namely the other part of the band, cheeking their stomps, hoping against hope & hops we can just let the old land just be just free enough, stayin' straight in cool undammed cascade, all the while inadvertently stranding fish in pools & plucking clams aglow as you mine up through hills for mold to leverage the next batch of basement recordings—Scree at the top from some unknown above, shale clanking plank sliding among the shilling stars & betwixt the campion & saxifrage, beyond the not merely clearly found but downright developed lost lake to see the haze that hangs over the whirling and fuming civilization you can only leave behind for so long............

Nigh Chaparral (2008)
...having coffee at the Venners Hjem, the bodega on the corner of the crossroads to nowhere, with pieces of the vastly expired cream floating in the worst coffee anywhere this decade. Despite having our doubts about how good of an idea continuing to live would be in the state the night before had ultimately rendered us,, by the end of the day we were banging on countertops, talking shit to junkyard dobermans, and throwing silverware in perfect time with the random beat.

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