With This Kiss

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    Tracing the line from love to birth.  Jumping out of a moment impossible.  Reveling in the thrill of newness, energy and light.  Followed by insecurity and fear of a creeping dark shadow only to realize that it’s the same darkness you’ve always known from your past failures.  Finally, seeing that you are the same, facing the accusatory, cherishing the difference and seeing the glorious future in explosions of color.  5 Years of beautiful imperfection, challenge accepted and ultimately watching the shadow fall and the light rise.

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From that first moment that you know you have shared something. Sitting in a room alone, all you have to give is your time. Flow through into a new existence, sealed with a kiss. Travel far.


from 5 Years, released February 10, 2017
Vocals on With This Kiss recorded by Jose Salgado at the Chillin Palace, Cumbaya, Ecuador. Percussion on With This Kiss recorded by Carlos Noboa at Drop D Studios, Quito, Ecuador.



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The journey begins alone in a room with two dozen 45s from the rock-n-roll, surf, rockabilly 50s, moves to pop, disco and stadium rock then into the underground – techno, college, rap… Ten years studying in an indie record shop, club dj, garage band revivalist, boogie blues drummer, electronic producer always results in a gentle landing into a comfortable career and happy family life. ... more

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