released August 2, 2019
All words by Moe Staiano.
Main recordings done at Santo Recording Studio in Oakland, California by HL Nelly on 21, 22 October; 4, 5, 22 November, 2017.
Additional overdubs recorded at Ex’pression, Emeryville, California (18 November, 2017), Nelly’s Trailer, Oakland, California (13 January, 2018), by HL Nelly, and Geomancy Studio, Oakland, California (9 April, 10 October, 8 November, 2018) by Bill Wolter.
Mixing by Bill Wolter with Moe Staiano.
Mastered by Myles Boisen at Headless Buddha Labs, Oakland, California, December, 2018.
Produced by Moe Staiano.
Sky and wire photos by Moe Staiano.
Gatefold photo by John Scharpen.
Live band photo by Amanda Chaudhary.
Background mural by Adele Renault. www.adelerenault.com
Graphic design by Melne Murphy.
Art direction by Moe Staiano.
Surplus 1980: Melne Murphy, HL Nelly, Mark Pino, Moe Staiano, Bill Wolter.
Guest musicians: Darren Johnston, Feona Lee Jones.
You there, with the pigeon on your head: Karl Defensor Evangelista and Bill Wolter at Geomancy Records, Steve Lew, Thomas Scandura, Rent Romus, Neal Trembath, Amanda Chaudhary, Tom Ferguson, Kyle Bruckmann, Paul Costuros, Carrie Breinholt, Feona Lee Jones, Darren Johnston, John Scharpen, Greg Scharpen, Melissa Crockett, Winston Goertz-Giffen, Polly Moller, Donald Roeser, KALX, The Ex, Robert, Fliss, Jim and Andi from The Nightingales, Fred Frith Trio, Free Salamander Exhibit, Grex, Gentleman Surfer, Baus, Ötzi, Jack O’ The Clock, Cash Pony, Vacuum Tree Head, MoeTar, miRthkon, Chemical Clock, Esses, French Vanilla, Reconnaissance Fly, Vegan Butcher, PG13, Experimental Dental School, Naked Lights, Reptoid, Religious Girls, Ron Anderson… Thank you!
By the way, what’s the name of this town?
Dedicated to Mark E. Smith
Be kind to pigeons and all other living things.