To Olympia, with Love

1984; Cassette (limited edition, 50 copies); Self-published, Olympia; Out of print.

This was made when I moved from Olympia to New York, literally as a gift. Fifty copies were dubbed in real time and individually gift-wrapped, then left around town in various public places for anyone to find: bus stops, phone booths, alleys, cracks in walls... One side consists of some of my favorite field recordings I had made around town; the other side consists of friends and neighbors (including many future 90s alt-rock luminaries) talking about why they liked living there. If you found one, please let me know.