Fighting A Memory (for Gabriel)

from Short Songs For Patrons by Chris Carlier

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Gabe loves depressing, '90s rock. Part of me does too, so I listened to a bunch of my old Smashing Pumpkins stuff for inspiration. I was worried about how to do the drums, since I don't have a real drumset, then remembered that the Pumpkins frequently fired drummer Jimmy Chamberlain and used drum machines, so that's kind of what I'm going for here.


Let the sunlight fade away
Let the rivers run dry


from Short Songs For Patrons, released July 23, 2019
Music: Ian Hinrikson, Holger Hinrikson
Vocals: Chris Carlier


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Chris Carlier regina, Saskatchewan

I make short songs for doing dishes or walking the dog or riding the bus. Sometimes it sounds like the smell of the ground after it rains in autumn. Sometimes it sounds like a long summer drive with the windows down.

Sometimes I make music for film/TV/games/radio. Sometimes I make music for patrons.

Most of the time I'm drinking coffee.
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