Beware the Haberdash | Sewingbox

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Echo & The Bunnymen Julian Cope Robyn Hitchcock

Album Links
Beware the Haberdash GreatIndieMusic Nexhit PassAlong Tradebit XeXeX | OBLiViON MusicIsHere PayPlay

More Artists From
United States - Mass. - Boston

Other Genres You Will Love
Rock: Folk Rock Rock: Acoustic Moods: Type: Acoustic
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Sewingbox

by Beware the Haberdash

hand-made acoustic claustrophilia : acoustic rock, folk and spoken word that sometimes dabbles on the experimental side and incorporates elements of dark humor and the subconscious
Genre: Rock: Folk Rock
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 30% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. old friend
2:07 $0.99
clip
2. chevy chase
3:01 $0.99
clip
3. billy boy
2:25 $0.99
clip
4. backseat woman
3:09 $0.99
clip
5. letch
1:21 $0.99
clip
6. todd
5:48 $0.99
clip
7. gettin' serious
4:12 $0.99
clip
8. scapegoat
2:06 $0.99
clip
9. leonard nimoy
5:29 $0.99
clip
10. dead, dead soul
3:48 $0.99
clip
11. starin' at the sun
3:41 $0.99
clip
12. lazy ('cuz i'm)
1:08 $0.99
clip
13. disconcerting cornerstore streetscene
7:00 $0.99
clip
14. traingo
1:45 $0.99
clip
15. salmon
1:51 $0.99
clip
16. little jeffrey
3:21 $0.99
clip
17. jackpie
1:07 $0.99
clip
18. franciscan interlude
2:25 $0.99
clip
19. cold, cold room
4:47 $0.99
clip
20. 2 weeks vacation
3:04 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Beware the Haberdash is compositional and performative music and sound works of Marco D'Amico and Lou Susi.

The Haberdash was formed following the slow dissolve of The Happy Deathmen back in the mid-90s. Original sessions of the 2-piece rock and experimental stylings of Beware came together on the first evening of Operation Desert Storm. Much of the first album 'Inabstentia' reflects a sense of dark, global chaos and delves into a state of subconciousness, starting with a sombre and brooding, acoustic 'side' that then resolves into a strange section of humorous song. In typical Haberdash style, songs range from straightforward acoustic rock to folk to spokenword to ballad to sound experimentation. Lush overlays of guitar and vocals helped establish many cult favourites among New England audiences such as Charity, Romanesque, and Johnny Mocha.

Beware the Haberdash won a Best of Boston award in 1993 and attended lavish ceremonies to celebrate their contribution to the Boston music scene.

Numerous albums were planned following the cassette release of 'Inabstentia' ... the titles of which included 'Tuscany', 'Crutchfield', 'McKinley', 'DeNiro' and 'Dinner for 2 on a Sunday Afternoon'. Many legal issues and contractual obligations revolving around their previous label 'Oblivion' resulted in a decade-long delay of any new sound material release. Although new songs and sounds were still recorded by The Haberdash, much of the actual distribution and live performance of material by Beware the Haberdash was kept under lock and key, stored away in audio vaults, promising to be lost to the eardrums of fans and foes alike forever.

In 2005 the legal defendants of Beware freed up much of the archived material originally slated for 'Tuscany' and other follow-up releases. The resultant compilation of songs by The Haberdash is now available on 'Sewingbox | excerpts from The Haberdash Book of Joy and Sorrow'. The first 14 tracks encapsulte a chronological anthology of material that followed 'Inabstentia' and includes favourites such as 'Chevy Chase', 'Backseat Woman', 'Leonard Nimoy' and 'Lazy'. The final 6 bonus tracks are included for the true fans of The Haberdash and includes songs from original sessions and other experimentations. 'Franciscan Interlude' is an electric duet instrumental stolen from the Beware vaults, recorded in the very first 'Inabstentia' sessions.

Beware the Haberdash plans on remastering 'Inabstentia' and finishing up many of the albums left in chaos and despair over the last decade.

Both members of Beware the Haberdash currently write and perform in other band projects as well, including Clyve + the management, Feature Creep, Orfila, Radio Pu and X Monkey 7. Marco and Lou are also working on the Haberdash-based novella 'Knifeshop in the Bronx' and are planning on launching a website about coffee culture appropriately called 'Coffee Thirsty'. Future release and performance dates for Beware the Haberdash can be found on bewarethehaberdash.com.

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review