finding the time (Dancey Dance) by Ghostlady

a Ghostlady song off the album ‘when the sheet hits the fan’, recorded early spring of 2008 by dave niles; released May 2009. renee bertsch hytinen on farfisa, guitar and vocals, allison stanley on drums, bells and vocals.

Ghostlady Love Song by Ghostlady

a Ghostlady song off the album ‘when the sheet hits the fan’, recorded early spring of 2008 by dave niles; released May 2009. renee bertsch hytinen on farfisa, guitar and vocals, allison stanley on drums, bells and vocals.

Intensey by Ghostlady

a Ghostlady song off the album ‘when the sheet hits the fan’, recorded early spring of 2008 by dave niles; released May 2009. renee bertsch hytinen on farfisa, guitar and vocals, allison stanley on drums, bells and vocals.

Cowboy Song by Ghostlady

a Ghostlady song off the album ‘when the sheet hits the fan’, recorded early spring of 2008 by dave niles; released May 2009. renee bertsch hytinen on farfisa, guitar and vocals, allison stanley on drums, bells and vocals.

Iceland by telegraph series

title track from our 7 inch ep vinyl record ‘meet me in iceland’. recorded in may, 2005 at the 3030 church space in chicago. paul giallorenzo on analog synth loops and wurlitzer. allison stanley on drums and vocals. jason stein on bass clarinet. fred lonberg-holm on cello.

iron the mast by you, me

recorded at a live show at Elastic in Chicago, summer 2007. stephen favazza on guitar and loops, allison stanley on drums and vocals.
this song tells the story of an old gentleman sharing the memory of his wife with his parakeet.

emmanual by little fires

little fires in the solo project of allison stanley. recorded in ann arbor, jan. 2008

icicle stream by little fires

recorded in ann arbor, jan. 2007

static melody by little fires


recorded in ann arbor, feb. 2008

cold cant find us anyway by little fires

recorded in ann arbor, feb. 2007 (the percussion is a box of cereal)

seventy stories by little fires

recorded with one speaker and a toy ukulele in ann arbor, july 2006

film chase by the SILVER measure

recorded as a live soundtrack to 16mm found footage films, and 8mm films shot by us, at the 3030 church space in humboldt park, chicago, 2002. we all sountracked a different character or element in the films. paul giallorenzo on wurlitzer and analog synth, steven tod on standup bass, allison stanley on drums.

form ever follows function by transaction Ensemble

this piece was recorded in may, 2002, with renee bertsch on piano, alison chesley on cello, steven tod on bass, peter rosenbloom on violin, allison stanley on drums, bells and voice. we recorded in the sanctuary of the pilgrim baptist church, a south side chicago architectural landmark, by louis sullivan. the church burned to the ground in january of 2006.

4 by In Braille

recorded by sean in ann arbor in summer 2008. sean patrick on guitar, chuck sipperley on guitar, allison stanley on drums.

left right by the uniforms

this was recorded early 2007, between ann arbor and new york, as the launch of an ftp based project. Chad Oliveiri sampled the gameboy, Allison Stanley recorded the bass as amplified through the stereo.

courtland by the SILVER measure

Recorded at 3030 church space, chicago, in Summer 2005. Paul Giallorenzo on analog synth, Ed Reardon on moog, hanah jon taylor on flute, allison stanley on clarinet, vincent davis on drums.

fiction for flowers by the archivists

the archivists are a band that existed in the unseasonably hot summer and autumn of 2005, in chicago. one record called ‘paper show’ was recorded on an 8 track reel to reel with dirty tape. this song, the last track, overdrives and statics and represents the energetic and totally chaotic trainwreck that was the archivists. the image is a collage from the one live show played, at the subterranean in chicago, for the tense forms second annual summer art and music showcase. enlarge the image.

angela fisher on guitar, cornet, and vocals, stephen favazza on electric piano and guitar, domenico ferri on bass, allison stanley on drums, clarinet, vocals.

 

Robot Stares by Ghostlady

a Ghostlady song off the album ‘when the sheet hits the fan’, recorded early spring of 2008 by dave niles; released May 2009. renee bertsch hytinen on farfisa, guitar and vocals, allison stanley on drums, bells and vocals.