Stark EP - Take 一

It all started with hearing myself and other artists talk about the release of one's work.  Not knowing when to release it because it wasn't 'ready'.  I had so much material I had been waiting to release for so long.  So much that it felt like I had outgrown those moments.  With Stark, I have dusted off a few old tunes breathing a bit of life back into them, little time capsules that managed to bring me back to when they were first written - in the privacy of my own company.  

By no means are these polished, but then that is kind of the point.

Here goes, refining is forever, take a photograph and let it go.  I recorded these with one microphone in my dining room.  I am  interested in other artist's creative journeys of getting to their 'finale' so I have included a few of my own in Stark Take 一. 

Some call them demos, I will call them moments - and these moments capture where I was on that day, when I sat down with my guitar and a cup of coffee.

Watch this space and expect more Stark Takes - bare bones, no tricks - just my stories.

Feel free to have a listen below, and if you wish to purchase you are able to also - Thank you for supporting original NZ Music:

https://nikitatu-bryant.bandcamp.com/album/stark-e-p-take-1

 

 

The Journey of the Artwork

I wanted something simple that would line up to the the artwork of my other CD covers

Back to the drawing board - I was not impressed

Back to the drawing board - I was not impressed

Back to a simple layout

Back to a simple layout

It was decided - I reshaped some of the pieces I had carved and decided on a shape that looked like a tree trunk as well as a stark leg

It was decided - I reshaped some of the pieces I had carved and decided on a shape that looked like a tree trunk as well as a stark leg