||Oxeneers or the Lion Sleeps When Its Antelope Go Home CD (2004)
Ryan Frederiksen discography "...When Its Antelope Go Home"
Audio Mixer: Matt Bayles.
Recording information: A'Vast.
Photographer: Robin Laananen.
Unknown Contributor Role: Derek Frederickson.
These Arms Are Snakes: Brian Cook (organ, bass instrument); Ryan Frederiksen (organ); Steve Snere, Erin Tate.
Personnel: Brian Cook (vocals, pump organ, synthesizer); Steve Snere (vocals, synthesizer); Ryan Frederiksen (guitar, pump organ); Matt Bayles (guitar, percussion); Demian Johnston, David Knudson (guitar); Erin Tate (drums, percussion); Mark Gajadhar (drums).
Additional personnel: Ben Verellen (bass instrument); Matt Bayles, Demian Johnston, David Knudson, Mark Gajadhar, Derik Frederikson.
||Hirror Enniffer CD (2008) |
Ryan Frederiksen albums Seattle's Mammifer are as huge and unreadable as a marble slab. Rather then being played, their instrumental compositions seem to unfold, revealing their mysteries at a pace that requires patience. The reward is a unique epiphany in sound, as pianos give way to scouring feedback, ominous strings, and an un-nameable throb. Deceptively pretty and sometimes jaunty pianos carry on though "Annwn," but the undercurrent of deeper noises constantly roils beneath the surface. "Black Running Water" builds slowly before taking flight with soaring guitars, distant drum hits, and echoing bells. Mammifer paints with sound, making words superfluous.
Recording information: Red Room, Seattle, WA (03/2007-02/2008); The Temple Of Doom, Wallingford, WA (03/2007-02/2008).
Mamiffer: Faith Coloccia (vocals, melodica, piano, Fender Rhodes piano, organ, Mellotron, synthesizer, glockenspiel, bells, loops); Chris Common (drums, timpani, percussion, bells, loops).
Personnel: Hozoji Annie Matheson-Margullis (vocals, cello); Kelly Akashi, Sarine Ashjian, Will Adams (vocals); Aaron Turner (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, E-bow); Brian Cook, Ryan Frederiksen, Ben Verellen.
||Tail Swallower and Dove CD (2008) |
Ryan Frederiksen CD discography The 2008 release from Seattle-based outfit These Arms are Snakes continues the group's hard-hitting hybrid of classic punk and razor-edged math rock. Like 2006's EASTER, TAIL SWALLOWER AND DOVE is unremittingly intense, taking cues from Fugazi, Slint, At the Drive-In, and the screamo approach of their post-hardcore contemporaries. Yet TAIL SWALLOWER never sounds studied or formulaic. Instead, the disc offers up a batch of finely crafted tunes packed with neck-breaking musical twists and ...