Front and Back Cover for Limited Vinyl Copies of The Language Shadow

Front and back cover imagery for vinyl copies of The Language Shadow, out December 4. Charlottesville, VA-based artist Allyson Mellberg-Taylor created the original egg tempera painting for the front cover, using all natural/non-toxic pigments. Some of the green in the painting is from actual turquoise.

Digital photo/scan by Nafis Azad (who nailed those lush colors).

Layout by Kass Richards.  

Pre-orders for The Language Shadow are available at https://kassrichards.bandcamp.com/album/the-language-shadow.

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New Single “Daughter” by Kass Richards Out Today

Kass Richards presents a new single, “Daughter,” from her forthcoming debut solo album The Language Shadow, out December 4, 2020 on Good Cry Records. 

“Daughter” features treated electric guitar by Tim Kingsbury (Arcade Fire), and is presented alongside a cinematic video which Richards co-directed with Ohio filmmaker and educator Lindsey Martin.

“Daughter” follows “Atlantis,” which came out last month with a stunning 3D video by New Mexico-based multimedia artist Sara Ludy.

Pre-orders for The Language Shadow are available at https://kassrichards.bandcamp.com/album/the-language-shadow

Kass Richards Announces The Language Shadow, Debut Solo Album Out December 4 on Good Cry Records

Kass Richards will release her debut solo album, The Language Shadow, on December 4 on Good Cry Records. Limited vinyl run including original artwork by Allyson Mellberg Taylor. Lead single “Atlantis” is out today, with an original video by Sara Ludy.

The Language Shadow was recorded over two sessions at Montreal’s Hotel2Tango studio, engineered by Shae Brossard and co-produced by Basia Bulat and Richards. Richards’ vocals and nylon string guitar were tracked live, with Basia Bulat, Geordie Gordon (U.S. Girls), and Tim Kingsbury (Arcade Fire) joining in after, improvising the subtly refined arrangements further. Cellist Zou Zou Robidoux appears on cover of Jennifer Castle’s “Nature.”

Watch the Video for Lead Single “Atlantis”

Pre-orders available starting today. Visit kassrichards.bandcamp.com for more info.

Jordan Perry LP – Reissue Available

Pre-orders are available for the reissue of Jordan Perry’s self-titled debut LP.  Click “Contact” above to order yours.  $15 + s/h.  Includes free download.

This is a co-release by Feeding Tube Records and Good Cry Records.

Featuring cover imagery by Molly Landergan, a.k.a. Telegraphic Tree.

Official release date: March 23, 2018