For my follow up to Uncovered Volume 1, whose theme was songs originally written between 1980 and 1995, I wanted to include songs from any era (though most are from the 80s-2000s) but limit my palette to just cello (looping, though not strictly) and voice.
I let kickstarter backers choose most of the songs for the album from a finite collection of options. As it turns out, the songs all fit together perfectly, at least in my opinion.
I recorded all of the songs myself in early 2013. I allowed some effects (reverb, distortion) but not others (pitch correction/autotune, time-shifting).
The songs | original or most well-known performers:
Kids | MGMT
Destroy Everything You Touch | Ladytron
Heavy In Your Arms | Florence + the Machine
Werewolf | CocoRosie
What's Up | 4 Non Blondes
Temple of Love | Sisters of Mercy
Love Will Tear Us Apart | Joy Division
Seven Nation Army | The White Stripes
Ampersand | Amanda Palmer
Goodbye Horses | Q Lazzarus
L'Assassin | ROME
A Forest | The Cure
In Power We Entrust the Love Advocated | Dead Can Dance
This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) | Talking Heads
How It Ends | DeVotchKa
Performed, produced, and engineered by Unwoman (Erica Mulkey)
Digitally mastered by Da5id Din at Corrosive Audio
Funded by fans via Kickstarter
Special thanks to Laura Perlin and Kat Mulkey for feedback
with Rodney Anonymous on track 4 ("Werewolf"