Blanton Ravine

by Public Speaking

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Jason Anthony Harris: voice, percussion, synth, organ, piano, guitars, radio, vocoder, processors
Johnny Butler: saxophone, clarinet
Jonathan Wood Vincent: piano
Storm Garner: violin
Zach Ryalls: electric guitar
Paige Lipari: backing vocals

Artwork: Isabella Vitti
Mastering: Josh Bonati

Fabrica Records / Floordoor Records

All music Copyright 2013 Jason Anthony Harris

LP and CD also available from Fabrica Records

“‘Blanton Ravine’ begins with the metallic debris of a noisy sound collage work before slowly ascending into a songform that pulls in rhythmic edits, soulful vocals, and horn arrangements. This happens throughout the first album by Public Speaking, the project of Brooklyn artist Jason Anthony Harris, but it gets no less thrilling as the record eventually runs past the hour mark… That this is Harris’ debut full-length is most surprising: he crafts coherent songs out of abstract processes and R&B from the tools of noise with the assured vision of an expert… As a whole, “Blanton Ravine" is a thrilling melange of found sound and pop music." - Experimedia


released 07 February 2013



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Public Speaking Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn's Public Speaking is the music of composer/multi-instrumentalist Jason Anthony Harris. His recordings are meticulously produced soundscapes of piano, guitar, electronics and more. Live, he uses voice, found objects, radio, and tape recorder, poring over pedals to loop, warp and augment these sources. Public Speaking carves noise into organized, yet highly emotive abstract shapes. ... more

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