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Merritt Harris This album is powerful. Joel artfully picked and recreated these songs in a fresh and beautiful way. His singing is heartfelt and intimate. Love it. Favorite track: When I Open Up (Ojai Cover).
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    Colorful liner notes with stories, photos, and album credits, a behind the scenes video on the recording of the EP, and a bonus version of When I Open Up featuring Hana Maria's violin part.

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Ojai, Felecia and The Dinosaur, and Travis Bilenski are all artists that make music I love. Recording this EP was a direct expression of that. If you enjoy these covers, I would love for you to check out their work as well.

- Joel


released October 12, 2016


Joel Hinojosa - Acoustic Guitar, Voice, Bass, Percussion, Air Organ
Jenny Coker - Voice
Merritt Harris - Drums, Voice, Bass, Electric Guitar, Percussion
Hana Maria - Violin
Steve Carbone - Flugelhorn
Matt Giella - Trumpet
Callum Henderson - Vibraphone
Amy Holsten - Voice
Alexander Hinojosa - Voice

Drums, Bass, Electric Guitar, Shaker, Tambourine, Sleigh Bells, Group Vocals, Air Organ, and Flugelhorn were recorded in Merritt Harris' attic in Syracuse, New York and tracked by Merritt Harris and Joel Hinojosa.

Acoustic Guitar, Joel's Vocal, Jenny's Vocal, Bass, Electric Guitar, Shaker, Tambourine, Shakere, were recorded in the bedrooms at Joel's apartment in Syracuse, New York and tracked by Alexander Hinojosa, Joel Hinojosa and Merritt Harris.

Trumpet, Violin, and Vibraphone, were recorded by each of the players, in New York City, London, and Nottingham respectively.

Artwork by Joel Hinojosa
Drums edited by Merritt Harris
Mixed by Joel Hinojosa
Mastered by Rob Ernst at Noise Root Studios
Produced by Merritt Harris & Joel Hinojosa

When I Open Up is written by Michael Hulstein and originally performed by his band Ojai.

The Devil In Fu Tang is written by Felecia Campbell and originally performed by her band Felecia and the Dinosaur. It can be found on the record Hand Me Down God.

Mouth of the Sow is written and originally performed by Travis James Bilenski.

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