Drag City has announced they will be releasing the upcoming album by White Fence. It will be produced by Ty Segall and released on July 22nd. Tim Presley AKA White Fence talks about the album.
Fear, anger, pain, anxiety. Guilty! I needed something new. I needed to be free and innocent. I was floating in my room. Sick of the wall Bounce-A-LuLa. I could not get high. I wanted to put some songs in someone else’s room. I wanted to see what they sounded like with a real drummer. I wanted to see what it would sound like using an Aliens ear. For a lack of a cooler/humble word, Ty Segall “produced” this album.
I had to choose the songs. We then went into Ty’s Fiat-sized garage and recorded them. He placed the microphones, hit record and played drums on some songs. Then Nick Murray was called in to finish the rest of the drums. Nick was perfect, seeing as he’d been a solid member of the live group, and I had played demo versions of most of these for him during car rides. This all was a bit different to the WF formula. I had to put dates on a calendar. It forced me to pick the best songs of the litter, and apply those to the tools I had: Ty Segall, Nick Murray, musical instruments & tape. We then dumped all that LA jive into Eric Bauer’s studio in San Francisco. Added some things, and then Ty mixed it all up. I was the farmer and this was Ty’s soup. He somehow knows exactly what I hear.
This record, I had to make a change, not drastic, but a change nonetheless. My room was tired of me, so we took a break, and I fucked some other room.
“Credence of substances, rights of any sex, and situations of finding a place in this world now next. From the drug dealer, to the honest stealer. From the homeless ex-solider to the privileged creep, to the fine Latina walking down the street. We are all guilty of anger, pain, envy & greed…..to the recently found innocent …. we all will soon be freed. “
05/07 – Los Angeles, CA – The Church on York *
05/09 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall *
05/08 San Francisco, CA Depot
05/10 Santa Cruz, CA Rio Theatre *
05/10 – Santa Cruz, CA – Rio Theatre *
05/17- Wonder Valley, CA- Deserted at The Palms
* = w/ Loop
To The Recently Found Innocent
Street Date: July 22, 2014
The Recently Found
Anger! Who Keeps You Under?
Sandra (When the Earth Dies)
Wolf Gets Red Faced
The Light Afraid Of What It’s Worth
Raven On White Cadillac