Live Slumbers

by Tapes & Tubes

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Recorded live at W/N W/N in Philadelphia, PA on July 17th 2016.

How I Wish
My Own America
Somber Slumbers
Man In The Window
Dead End Street

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Tapes and Tubes is a project of Austin Potter. I first introduced Austin to the Strawberry Tongue playlist a few months ago with a single track he released. A singer-songwriter who plays a lo-fi blend of folk and spoken word, his uncomplicated guitar, paired with openhearted lyrics is both heartrending and inspiring.

-Strawberry Tongue

tapes & tubes is the stage name of multi-approach philadelphia artist austin potter. his latest musical release is 'live slumbers'. a live piece, this album sounds more like a poetry reading or even a one man play for which he uses a shimmering electric guitar to create his own atmosphere than an average singer/songwriter show. the stories/poems/songs flow into one another, some with music, some without. the effect is filmic, and the vibe is post-modern noir that is recognizable as 2016 but also feels timeless and distinctly american.

-The Modern Folk Music of America

The furnace from Home Alone standing on an empty pier as winter winds breathe.



released August 1, 2016

All songs written and performed by Austin Potter (BMI).

Recorded by Marc Neibauer.
Mastered by Mark Trewella at Full Circle Mastering.



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Tapes & Tubes Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Living in my own America.


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