Plants are Drugs (1st Movement​)​/​Zero

by Nature Was Here



Nature Was Here - a shapeshifting musical project by Cincinnati artist Joshua Kruer - presented here in two very different amalgamations of a constant presence. That presence is a spectre that haunts these tracks. An affinity for crushing washes of distorted guitars, languid pacing that peaks into a terrifyingly massive flock of birds lifted high on an upstream draft across an October sky, a constant tug-of-war between American Primitivist picking and restrained song-cycle freakouts. A constant channeling of Jack Rose and Aidan Baker.

"Zero" is a perfect coda to the intensity of "Plants are Drugs". An atmospheric exploration across the fretboard of the acoustic guitar with an omnipresent drone ringing underneath the composition.

A perfect autumnal piece of music released right before Halloween.

All proceeds from this digital 7" go to help keeping a library at the Malindza Refugee Camp in Swaziland, Africa alive while providing incredibly important resources - access to education and learning.


released October 29, 2015



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Heligator Records Cincinnati, Ohio

Heligator Records exists to continuously fund the Malindza Refugee Camp Library in Mpaka, Swaziland. Every dollar donated goes to this cause.

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