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Previously released on the Plotter Group compilation "Bulbous" in 2003.


The air is alive -
warm and electric -
a woolen blanket
of ash-grey light.

The night is afire
and full of wishes
on a thousand stars
dropping like flies.

Along the hallway
a string of rooms -
all cedar scent
and cigarette smoke

wading around
your swimming pool eyes -
your Windex eyes -
your winning eyes.


from I Hope You Die First, released October 5, 2008




The Linger Effect St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Reputedly abandoned as an infant on the unforgiving permafrost of northeast Newfoundland and raised by sasquatch, TLE is the type of one-man music machine that arrives only once per generation. Velvety 6-string chuggalug, chilly Teutonic synth, Eurodisco, & Mancunian post-punk bound together by a sticky, spunky aplomb that only a lifetime of being switched on and streetwise can engender. ... more

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