Ether Ore

by Luke Sweeney

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recorded on 1/2" tape in a living room of a house at the base of the feral industrial Hayward California hills over the span of a few days in April 2012. Mixed directly from the Otari mx5050 8-track reel-to-reel recording machine which it was recorded on.


released January 15, 2013

All songs written & composed by Luke Sweeney.
Acoustic guitars, electric guitars, bass guitar, glockenspiel, slide guitar, keys, and percussion on track 6 by Luke Sweeney.
All other percussion by Brett Eastman.
Produced by Lucas Boilon and Luke Sweeney.
Engineered & Mixed by Lucas Boilon and Kyle McGraw.
Mastered by Rob Easson.

All Songs © & ℗ 2013 Serious Sailboater Songs (ASCAP)



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Luke Sweeney San Francisco, California

A bicycle crash left a young Sweeney with his jaw wired shut for six weeks, and in recovering, his sustenance was on a guitar. What was he chasing?

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Track Name: Stuck To The Vine
let's get lost now, see what we find...
Track Name: Old World Rebellion
our word is bond, true and deep, I ain't telling...
Track Name: Smoke In Fur Answers
the war is a lie, but this truth is loaded with cancer...
Track Name: Hey Marianne
it was some kind of love that saved you
Track Name: Stone E. A. Way
we sat pickin' in fields, and laughed at Hollywood...
Track Name: The Marrow
I was around when you were eating childhood dreams from the garden of Eden...
Track Name: Pleasures of Earth
there's a message in the medicine...
Track Name: Lover's Tale
eyes grazin' the road glazed over with blank stares...
Track Name: Hag Phenomenac
waiting for some dream to come along and wake me...
Track Name: Killers Are Numb
we'll find a new desert and soak in it...