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LIBERATION COVER

LIBERATION!

Liberation! released on Mexican Summer and Memphis Industries in June of last year was universally embraced by the press, called a “cult classic in waiting” by UNCUT magazine. As an album, Bauer uses Liberation! as an opportunity to welcome the rest of the world into his personal history of a childhood spent living in ashrams, and a life shaped by the constant presence of religion and mythology amidst uncertainty. What Peter learned, and what he imparts both on the title track and across the eleven songs that make up Liberation!, is a riot of experiential notions. “Liberation, as the idea of the record, relates to belief in its various incarnations. In a way I’m trying to poke fun at it; this Western idea of heaven, this Eastern idea that it will take a hundred lifetimes, or a thousand lifetimes to get somewhere better. You can be mad about these things, but you can also arrive at some sort of strange, joyful experience right now without believing anything.” At whatever level you choose to listen, the record stands …

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In the works now….. Recording began at Big Orange in Austin Texas March 2015 with Matt Oliver on the decks, Jordan Johns & Stephen Patterson on the drums. More updates to come.