YEAR IN REVIEW: total shows played: 18 (holding pattern)total garbageface shows to date: 335things released / done: the video for suspicious chronology (April), the Plague Mechanic EP & Puzzle collaboration with Dastard Hand (June), the Eighteen Trumpets Remix Album (August), Learning To Swim With Leviathan Book (December), residency at Precarious2 ArtsWork Festival including 4 instalments […]
Learning To Swim With Leviathan is part allegory, part primer, part accounting ledger, part survival guide, part prayer book. it’s an exploration of the mechanics of music, the mining of salt, and the Ship Of Theseus that is the music industry. 120 pages with black, red, and burgundy ink. printed by the fine folks at […]
starting november 13th, i will be undertaking an artist residency as part of Precarious Fest, an arts festival in Peterborough which is dedicated to looking at issues of precariousness in arts and life. my residency at 165 King St. will be punctuated with four practical workshops intended for musicians at all levels, followed by an […]
PLAGUE MECHANIC by GARBAGEFACE X DASTARD HAND 1. STOMACH: THE NOUN, THE VERB LET TODAY BE DAY ONE OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF ALL YR PROGRESS SLOW DEATH IMAGINARY MAGIC THAT WILL COMPRESS DEEP BREATH PRESSURE BUILDING UPSIDE YR HEAD TO DISTRESS KEEP THREAT LEVELS RAISED BUT MAKE NO MISTAKE NO MATTER […]
PLAGUE MECHANICGARBAGEFACE X DASTARD HAND a time capsule from the past, found in the future. when we get there, we will need much more than plague doctors; we’ll need plague therapists, plague teachers, plague tailors, plague mechanics. the physical product for Plague Mechanic takes the form of an absolutely diabolical 504-piece puzzle, designed by Patrick Holland, […]
TREPANATION I by garbageface A. HANDS IN MY POCKETS HANDS IN MY POCKETS LIKE THE SOMERTON MAN, YEAH I’M ROCKING LIKE A SUMMER SLAM BUT I’M KNOWN FOR MY BUMMER JAMS / NO QUESTION, JUST JESTYN, I’M A COLD BLOOD COLD CASE COLD WAR CODE BREAKER WITH THAT SLEIGHT OF HAND / NO I.D. NO […]
it was all just smoke and mirrors played by a buncha rats in one trenchcoat. i’m very happy to be releasing this video today. it’s an excerpt from a very long song that i made back in december. it’s about a lot of things, but like a lot of my work, it’s mostly about death. […]
a quick lil’ update from 2018 and a look ahead at the path for 2019.