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Westward (2008)

Mostly acoustic guitar songs and instrumentals. Thanks for listening!

Sabbatical (2009)

guitar based songs and instrumentals.
contributors:
Michelangelo played drums on 3 Tenors
Kip Siewert played harmonica on 3 Tenors and Crysanthemum
Bethan Mathis sang on Wandrin' Star

String Stories (2010)

Guitar instrumentals. Just didn't feel like singing this year. Michelangelo provided the percussion track on Roko-Kun. Thanks Mick!

John the Resonator (2011)

9 songs about stuff, one instrumental. Thanks to Angie Fights Crime for the drum track on jpoasdj and thanks Keith Landry and Mike Adams for lyrics help. Daughter Brit sang on Elvis the King of El-Karyaang and designed the album art.

Bones (2012)

Acoustic guitar instrumentals, 1-4 tracks on each tune. Nothing fancy.

Inside the Box:solo improvisations on cigarbox guitar (2013)

I was going to blow off RPM this year, then someone gave me a cbg and ruined those plans. I wasn't able to upload track 2 because this thing doesn't allow commas in the title. Fuck that.

Cold Ground Was My Bed (2015)

A return to actual songwriting, with a borrowed snare.

Inosculation (2016)

Ten songs of love,heartbreak,death, and love. Using the new lap steel guitar extensively.

Changeling (2017)

Acoustic guitar instrumental improvisations, each in a different tuning.

Other RPM Partcipants

Beckwith

Russell Waldrop

Speed Queen

Skeith

ROUTES503

Robert Parker

Temenos

Michael Krapovicky

Dazzleships

Robert Moss

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Kavin.s Acoustic Church

BIOGRAPHY

Tenth year and counting.

BAND MEMBERS
Kavin. played all guitars and sang

YEARS COMPLETED
2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2015,2016,2017

GENRES
,Instrumental,Singer/Songwriter Rock,Acoustic Blues,New Acoustic

OTHER BAND SITES
http://alonetone.com/kavin
http://cdbaby.com/cd/kavin


Completed Albums

Westward(2008)

Mostly acoustic guitar songs and instrumentals. Thanks for listening!


Hippolyte   Download
Westward   Download
Decent Descent   Download
Fly to the Sun   (preferred)   Download
Climbin‚'   Download
Eulogy:February 5th   Download
John's Rag   Download
Sunwind   Download
DrumznBass   Download
Runnin' Outta Time   Download

Sabbatical(2009)

guitar based songs and instrumentals.
contributors:
Michelangelo played drums on 3 Tenors
Kip Siewert played harmonica on 3 Tenors and Crysanthemum
Bethan Mathis sang on Wandrin' Star


Chrysanthemum
Tree
More Bad News   (preferred)
Halfway to Heaven
Jump a Train
3 Tenors
Wandrin' Star
Lights Over Phoenix
Slide Guitar Drag

String Stories(2010)

Guitar instrumentals. Just didn't feel like singing this year. Michelangelo provided the percussion track on Roko-Kun. Thanks Mick!


The Standing Baba
Running Past Minor   (preferred)   Download
Roko-Kun
Much is Seen...Nothing is Revealed
Cloud Gate
Ofelia Comes Home
Jack's Gone
Sun on Snow
My Flimsy Valentine
Dinardo's Nails

John the Resonator(2011)

9 songs about stuff, one instrumental. Thanks to Angie Fights Crime for the drum track on jpoasdj and thanks Keith Landry and Mike Adams for lyrics help. Daughter Brit sang on Elvis the King of El-Karyaang and designed the album art.


Sweet Music   (preferred)   Download
Four Mile Day   Download
Renaissance Man (for Mick)   Download
Just Another Fall   Download
Bumps   Download
Trouble Comin Down the Line   Download
The Road You Take   Download
Limits of your Love   Download
Elvis the King of El-Karyaang   Download
jpoasdj   Download

Bones(2012)

Acoustic guitar instrumentals, 1-4 tracks on each tune. Nothing fancy.


Fourthian   Download
El Sol Azul   (preferred)   Download
Moonlight Walk   Download
La Bateau Mouche   Download
Aknitak   Download
Alnilam   Download
Mintaka   Download
Race to Regarre   Download
Closing Time   Download
After the End   Download

Inside the Box:solo improvisations on cigarbox guitar(2013)

I was going to blow off RPM this year, then someone gave me a cbg and ruined those plans. I wasn't able to upload track 2 because this thing doesn't allow commas in the title. Fuck that.


01-hail of wooden geometry   Download
03-I wish I was your tax preparer   Download
04-2 for the price of 3   Download
05-Scott Walker and the wandering salesman   Download
06-phoodog   (preferred)   Download
07-thy worldly ways   Download
08-an implausible situation   Download
09-boogie not blues   Download
10-misindirection   Download
11-the last one to let you down in California   Download
12-mighty big presumption   Download
13-cruel hand of life   Download

Cold Ground Was My Bed(2015)

A return to actual songwriting, with a borrowed snare.


Prophet   (preferred)   Download
Telegram From Tomorrow
What's Wrong With You?
Illegal Substitute
We've All Been There
Last Days on the Delta
Little Jack
Canyon Lady (for Joni)
Black Boots
Infinity's Trick
Totem (snare treatment by Steve Layton)

Inosculation(2016)

Ten songs of love,heartbreak,death, and love. Using the new lap steel guitar extensively.


01-Pearl in the Sky
02-In Bad Need of Some Good News
03-Expiration Date
04-Inosculation   Download
05-Spirit in the Wood
06-Over the Falls
07-TMD (For You)
09-Little Lovesick Blues
10-Never

Changeling(2017)

Acoustic guitar instrumental improvisations, each in a different tuning.


Changeling   (preferred)   Download
58th   Download
Iktsuarpok   Download
Lost Street   Download
4/4/5th   Download
Wings of Strings   Download
Bare Feet and a Restful Mind (for LC)   Download