"It tracks a single swine’s life from its birth on a farm to its slaughter 25 weeks later, using sounds from the pig’s environment...After capturing the pig’s growth to maturity, oink by oink, he transformed those recordings into a dark kind of dance music punctuated by telling sounds: the moo of a nearby cow, frantic squealing, an idling truck. Each track on the album is named after a month in the pig’s journey, culminating in a banquet full of chomping and lip smacking."
Read the full NY-Times piece here
And stream the full album here (but we warned, scenesters, that there's also a link on that page to the new Coldplay album):
Chip: "This album makes me hungry. For pig."
We suspect that 715 Restaurant will play One Pig ironically during their next "Butchery Dinner."
Readers, do you like cute babies and/or bands that like cute babies. If so, swing by Love Garden around 5:00 this evening to watch the band Rubblebucket doing a photo shoot with our Twitter-buddy Saint_Upid and his new baby. It seems that Saint_Upid wrote the band a tweet about how their song "Came Out of a Lady" was the first song he played to his baby in utero. The band was so excited they got in touch prior to their visit to Lawrence and set up a meeting. It all promises to be about the cutest damn thing you've seen since a Transmittens video.
The video for the song looks like this and the band looks like this (and check them out tonight at the Bottleneck):