Calico Discos Release Party with Tim Hill (live)

Calico Discos Release Party with Tim Hill (live)

Fri · September 21, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm


This event is 21 and over

Calico Discos
Calico Discos
Tim Hill
Tim Hill
Although Tim Hill can usually be found tickling the ivories for Allah-Las, his upcoming 7” finds him quite comfortable behind the acoustic guitar (and 4-track recorder).
The A-side is ‘Paris, Texas’- inspired by the film of the same name and written around the time of the death of Harry Dean Stanton (an “Alien” inspired song was a close contender).
The song begins with a moody harmonica line over a steady, plodding groove. In a rich tenor, Tim croons the line “Hey hey, hey you, you there with the blank stare, where’d you go I need to know.”
The pensive but not too moody vibe of the track perfectly captures the quiet desolation and beauty of its namesake film, while still remaining a catchy and rewarding listen.
The B-side is a cover of Warren Zevon’s 'Steady Rain', chosen because Hill “just wanted to play that guitar part over and over.” Tim’s version begins with a bit of backwards guitar and piano, before kicking into a mellow mid-tempo shuffle with the soul of the original still very much intact.
Both songs were recorded by Tim Hill at home on a Tascam 246 cassette four track recorder, backing himself on every instrument. Mastering was done by Dutch engineer and friend Jasper Geluk (Allah-Las, Jacco Gardner) at Tone Boutique in Haarlem, Netherlands. These two tracks are just the tip of the iceberg for Hill- he’s collected enough material for a full length record, planned for later this year. Look for Tim Hill’s debut single ‘Paris, Texas’ b/w ’Steady Rain’, coming soon.
Venue Information:
2478 N Fletcher Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90039