Monday, November 28, 2016

Meets Guitar


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ALBUMS:


Meets Guitar


The End Of The Band
What’s Wrong With You
You Sleep
Jimmy The Tailor
Fight Weather
Rekkedal
Brother’s Tune
Hereafter
I Know I Feel
The Trees In The Old Wood
The How Not The Why
Kiekegarrd’s Medicine
From Cliffs

CD & Download
Oof Records OOF 005
http://www.oofrecords.co.uk
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/meets-guitar
November 2005

Fight Weather, Hereafter and The Trees In The Old Wood are new mixes of previously released versions on compilations. What's Wrong With You, The How Not The Why and From Cliffs are new electric versions of previously released songs. Kevin Smith plays drums on: What’s Wrong With You, Jimmy The Tailor, Fight Weather, Hereafter, I Know I Feel, and From Cliffs. Howard Monk plays drums on: You Sleep, The How Not The Why and The Trees In The Old Wood. Caroline Nesbø plays bass on What’s Wrong With You and From Cliffs and also sings on The How Not The Why and From Cliffs.



The River Turns To Home



I Feel Like The Ocean
A River Turns
Sunlight
Rise To Meet Her
Elder Winter
Cast Out
Lake Disappointement
I Was A Mess Last Night
Fade
Content In Stone

CD & Download
Unlabel un52006-32
http://www.unlabel.net
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/the-river-turns-to-home
August 2006

I Was A Mess Last Night is a remix of version previously released on the Glass Shrimp Magazine No. 8.1 ‘Brickworkblackbird’ compilation CD. Caroline Nesbø sings on Sunlight and Content In Stone.




DOWNLOAD ALBUMS:


Meets Guitar Singles



As Yet Untitled
The How Not The Why (acoustic)
Sofa Song
Out Of Time
When It Comes Alive
Uphill Ride
The Old Place
Auld Lang Syne
Meantime
Memories Of Golden Days
What's Wrong With you (acoustic)
The Band
From Cliffs (acoustic)
Hereafter (original mix)
The Trees In The Old Wood (original mix)
Fight Weather (edited mix)
The Great Slip
The Burning Of The Leaves
For you, I Think You're Wrong
I Was A Mess Last Night (original mix)
You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties
What's Wrong WIth You (original version)
 
Download
Rotations ROT014
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/meets-guitar-2
November 2016

Compilation of singles and compilation appearances. Gavin Baker with Caroline Nesbø, Kevin Smith and Howard Monk.



Sessions And Soundscapes


Rekkedal / Brother's song
What's Wrong With You
I Know I Feel
The How Not The Why
Hereafter
Willin'
Thumb Piano (Soundscape)
Cat (Soundscape)
Fire (Soundscape)
River (Soundscape)
Mandolin (Soundscape)
Sea (Soundscape)
 
Download
Rotations ROT023
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/session-and-soundscapes
January 2017

Gavin Baker with Caroline Nesbø. Sessions recorded for NRK in 2005 and the Student Broadcast Network in 2002. Soundscapes recorded for Glass Shrimp Radio Show, Resonance FM in 2002.



Fade


What's Wrong With You
Finding Out
The Band
You Sleep
The How Not The Why
Fade
Jimmy The Tailor
The Tree In The Old Wood
After The Dive
I Know I Feel
I Know How To Cook
Always The Same

Download
Rotations ROT027
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/fade
January 2017

Recorded at home on an acoustic guitar in 2005.



Being Blind


Four Rooms
The Time It Took
The Line
Idea From Italy #1
Idea From Italy #2
Four Rooms (electric version)
End Of The band
Going Waltzing
Sofienberg
Christmas Untitled #1
Christmas Untitled #2
The Wedding Medley: False Calm, As Yet Untitled, End Of The Band, Kiss Me My Love
Kierkegaard's Medicine
The Limit
The Planet Of Water
Canvas (Long Version)
A Part Of Me Flows To The Sea
Being Blind

Download
Rotations ROT028
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/being-blind
January 2017

Album of demos and out takes recorded between 2003 and 2008. Gavin Baker with Kevin Smith drums on Four Rooms (electric version) & Tony Planetos guitar on The Planet Of Water.





SINGLES & EPS:



The Great Slip



The Great Slip
Burning Of The Leaves
For You, I Think You’re Wrong

7" single
Johnny Kane Records Kane
http://www.geocities.com/johnnykanerecords
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/meets-guitar-2
August 2002

For You, I Think You’re Wrong was left untitled on the sleeve.



From Cliffs


From Cliffs

Download
Bearos Records
http://www.bearos.co.uk/
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/from-cliffs-acoustic-version
December 2002

A version exclusive to the internet available in conjunction with the Taunus Meets Guitar split EP.



Taunus Meets Guitar



When It Comes Alive
Uphill Ride
The Old Place
A.L.S.
Festa (by Taunus)
Akurrat Hei Akurrat Nå (by Taunus)

7” split EP with Taunus
Bearos Records 030
http://www.bearos.co.uk
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/meets-guitar-2 
January 2003

Split EP with Taunus from Germany.



Meantime



Meantime
Memories of Golden Days
Felton Lonnin (by The Baker Boys)

CD single
Homesleep Records SC02
http://www.homesleep.it
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/meets-guitar-2  

April 2003

Howard Monk plays drums on Meantime. Felton Lonnin is and uncredited performance by The Baker Boys with backing vocal by Caroline Nesbø.



Meets Guitar EP





As Yet Untitled
The How Not The Why
Sofa Song
Tula’s Waltz (by The Baker Boys)
The Spanish Lady (by The Baker Boys)
Don’t You Remember The Time (by The Baker Boys)

7“ EP
Becalmed Records KLE11
http://www.becalmedrecords.com
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/meets-guitar-2 
June 2003

Tula’s Waltz, The Spanish Lady and Don’t You Remember The Time are performed by The Baker Boys, uncredited. Caroline Nesbø sings backing vocal on The How Not The Why.



I’d Rather Be Fat Than Confused



Thumb Piano (Glass Shrimp Soundscape)
What’s Wrong With You
Cat (Glass Shrimp Soundscape)
The Band
Fire (Glass Shrimp Soundscape)

Split CD EP with The Guy Who Invented Fire and Big Eyes
I’d Rather Be Fat Than Confused 6
(email) idratherbefatthanbeconfused@orange.net
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/meets-guitar-2  
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/session-and-soundscapes
November 2003

with The Guy Who Invented Fire and Big Eyes.

Kevin Smith plays drums on The Band. Thumb Piano, Cat and Fire was originally recorded for exclusive broadcast on the Resonance FM Glass Shrimp Radio Show. Cover CD for autumn issue of I’d Rather Be Fat Than Confused fanzine.



 

At Sea Japan Meets Guitar



Out Of Time
Happy Seing Twos (by At Sea Japan)

CD split single with At Sea Japan
http://www.atseajapan.com
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/out-of-time
September 2005

Split single with At Sea Japan from Horsham, Sussex. Out Of Time is a cover of a song by The Relict which featured Meets Guitar as guest guitarist.




 

Canvas



Canvas
Let's Stay Home
On The Open Sea
Millions Of People
Rocking Horse
Thank You Willie Moore
Canvas - Long Version (bonus track on download version)

3" CD EP & Download
Chat Blanc Records cbr-012
http://chatblancrecords.storenvy.com
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/album/canvas
September 2005

Acoustic only EP. The download version includes a bonus track: Canvas - Long Version. This is the unedited version of the tune.




COMPILATION APEARANCES:



Wool and Splendor Number #1


The Brute Choir
Pushkin

Tape cassette
No label
http://users.bart.nl/~ljmeijer/oldham/wool.htm
April 1999

with Des Plaines, Derby Longshot, Russ Arbuthnot, Lukewarm Skywater, Adam Farmer, Eric Ross And Justin, Chim Ka And Matthew Pfennig, Debra Trayner, Filten, Greenlander, Bust Of Will, Adam Harding, One Part Gin, Mike Battaglia.

US tape only compilation of cover versions of songs by Will Oldham. Meets Guitar goes under the name: ‘Gavin Batres’ due to bad handwriting.


 

Rolling Pram Music 


Hands
I Hosten
Something About the Ocean (by Jet Johnson)
Constante Degredation (by Glider)
Ask For Details (by Glider)
December 1995 (by Glider)

Tape cassette
Roll Push Move Records
http://members.theglobe.com/rollingpram
January 2000

with Stanton, The Oedipus, Kazumi FX, Trencher, Ricaine, Deslavo, Stereo Donut, Labella.

Hands and I Hosten were credited to Jet Johnson but were in fact early Meets Guitar songs. I Hosten was later re-recorded by Billy Mahonie as ’I, Heston’.



No Passing Phase #1


What’s Wrong With You (original version)

CD
No Passing Phase #1
http://www.nopassingphase.tk
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/whats-wrong-with-you-original-version
unreleased

with Craig B, 53 MPH, Grover, San Quentin, Birdhouse, Disoma, Herrod, Donderevo, Psycho Sun, Distophia , The Cost Of Living, Candies, The Dudley Corporation, The Lights Alive, Escanna, Querelle.

This is the original 4track version of What’s Wrong With You, different from the version on the I’d rather Be Fat Than Confused fanzine. Was to be released in spring 2002 but never happened.


 

The Future is Boring


Hereafter

CD
Totally Bored Records BORED 001
http://www.totallybored.org.uk
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/hereafter-original-mix
March 2003

with Remote, The Drought, Stuart Flynn And The Dirty Cakes, The Customers, Pig, The Chap, Mo Pager, Castro, Hairy Butter, Hungry Hamilton, Monster Bobby, Robin of Loxley And Nome, Boep, The Tenderfoot, Cove, The Fortress Of Ultimate Darkness, They Came From The Sky I Saw Them.

Kevin Smith plays drums on this track. Given away free to the audience at the Totally Bored spring festival at Goldsmiths University March 12th 2003. This is the original mix of the song which appears on the Meets Guitar album.



Bearos – Mp3 Volume 1




From Cliffs
9000 Men (Dr Kif’s version) – remixed by Dr Kif (by Jet Johnson)

CD
Bearos Records 042
http://www.bearos.co.uk
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/from-cliffs-acoustic-version 
August 2003

with Jameson, Og’s Bunkadoo Band, Dreams Of Tall Buildings, The Starries, Papa November Vs Baragon Flag, Saloon, Grandscope, Grover, Super A, Ben Calvert.

A compilation of all the tracks which were originally available exclusively as MP3’s from the Bearos website.



Pictogram(me)



Hereafter

CD
Pictogram(me)
(email) pictogramfanzine@yahoo.ca
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/hereafter-original-mix 
November 2003

with The Go! Team, Camera Obscura, The Wrens, The Clientele, 66 Police, Masha Qrella, The Organ, The Cansecos, The Lucksmiths, North of America, The Mexicons, Terminus B, Chernobyl Cha-Cha, The Relict, Fembots, Lispector, Apeiron, Radio Laundromat,

This is the same version of Hereafter which appears of the Future Is Boring compilation CD. Kevin Smith plays drums on this track.


 

More Tapes Kept Under My Bed



Fight Weather (edit)
Cats In Heaven (demo) (by Jet Johnson)

CD
Under My Bed Recordings
http://www.undermybed.org
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/fight-weather-edited-mix
December 2003, reissued January 2005

with Mause and Sequencer, Breams, Straight Saranza, Northern Elevator, Hollow Blue, The Last Chance Saloon, Bud Early, Felipe, Lorca, Plastick Explosion, Valerio Sartori, Jupiter Crash, My Dear Killer, Baggage Claim, My Shell, The Frozen Fracture, Prague.

This is an edited first mix version of the song which appears on the Meets Guitar album.


 

Roadkill Fanzine Issue #4: Gavin Baker EP


The Trees In The Old Wood
Salmon Tails Up The River (by The Baker Boys)
The Day (by Glider)
Death Song (acoustic) (by Jet Johnson)
Fishing With A Man For A Shark (live) (by Billy Mahonie)

CD
Roadkill duff 003
(email) captainbodger@hotmail.com
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/the-trees-in-the-old-wood-original-mix
July 2004

Howard Monk plays drums on The Tress In The Old Wood. Cover CD for issue #4 of Roadkill fanzine. The song was remixed for the Meets Guitar debut album.


 

Glass Shrimp Magazine No. 8.1 ‘Brickworkblackbird’


I Was A Mess Last Night
Tula’s Nightmare (Dance of the Electronic Mice) (by Jet Johnson)

CD
Glass Shrimp
http://www.glassshrimp.com
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/i-was-a-mess-last-night-original-mix
October 2004

with Caroline Devine, The Glassshrimp Players, Termites, The rebel, Japanese Intelligence Mind Control, Sandy Pipes, Thomas Truax, Charlottefield, Creme Puff, Klang, Jack Hargreaves, Piney Gir, Howard Aggregate, Catweezel, Kid Carpet, TKA, Metteo Agostinelli, Jamie Kelsey, The Avant Gardeners, Yak Yudon.


 

Christmas Under Cover


Auld Lang’s Syne
Nightmare City (by Billy Mahonie)
Seven Winters (by Jet Johnson)

CD
Running Riot Records
http://www.runningriotrecords.co.uk
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/auld-lang-syne
December 2004

with Fencott Disaster, Annalise, Pixel! Pixel! Pixel!, Andy, Glenn and Ritch, Trencher, Rydell, Send More Paramedics, 3Dbs Down, Joshua, Little Explorer, Cracked Pavement Curse, Judah Johnson, Annie Quick.

Christmas charity compilation in aid of Shelter. This is the same version that appeared on the Tanus Meets Guitar split single.


 

Christmas Folk And Old December's Bearness



You’ll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties

CD EP
Bearos Records 056
http://www.bearos.co.uk
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/youll-always-find-me-in-the-kitchen-at-parties
December 2004

With James Summerfield, Ben Calvert and Bentley Rhythm Ace, Simon Fox and Clair Horton, Richard Burke,

Cover version of the Jona Lewie song. Caroline Nesbø joins on vocal.


 

Art For Land's Sake



Sunlight

Download & CD
Art For Lands Sake
http://www.all4artists.com/artforlandssake
http://gavinjohnbaker.bandcamp.com/track/sunlight
April 2007

with Freida Mai, Rory Mcleod, Fast Fun, Benjamin Wetherill, Idiot Joy, Alex Clegg, Papa Chubbs, Leon Rosselson, Navigator, James Hollingsworth, Krafla, Stanton Delaplane, Steve Ison, Sharron Kraus, George Thomas, Landerim.

This is the same version which appeared on the River Turns To Home unlabel album. Initally available as a download only but a limited CD was pressed in June 2007. All money raised went toward buying permaculture land.