and Eeffoc & Maps
recordings from the past,
dating from 1996 to 2002. Clicking on the cover art image of the release will bring you to the bandcamp page for listening and downloading. A few of these are 'name your price' (free).
MAKESHIFT Music, etc. was begun in Minonk, Illinois in the year 1996, based around the home recording and art activities of Mike Richards. Eeffoc & Maps was begun in Washburn, Illinois in the year 1995, based around the activities of Jeremiah Gregg's band, The Racing Pisshorses. Intangible Cat formed out of the melding of MAKESHIFT Music, etc. and Eeffoc & Maps in 2003.
MS07-The Mayonnaise. unpredictable from song to song. experiments in musical structure, tonality, and 4-track cassette recording techniques. introspective/comforting moods as well as noisy, aggressive, fun, playful, dark numbers. Download only - $4.
MS09-Lotkap (previously known as thank goodness for
plotka) Unique, rural Illinois, 4-track recorded angles on indie rock (circa 1997, that is...) with introspective and energetic songs having experimental/textural currents. Download only - $4.
air conditioners. the sequel to the mayonnaise. more experimental,
i suppose... more yelling than on the mayonnaise tape; more
variations in sounds and effects and ideas.
Download only - $4.
MS11-The Nerms. mood songs. one polka song about meat. the typical mixed bag of approaches and moods. a spoken word piece about the "mad nad disease", droning guitar moods, many colors of introspective, playful, full-blown doodles.
MS16-Light Bulbs Variation of experimentations from acoustic sweetyness, warm piano, noisy and non-noisy art-guitar, polyrhythmic drum overdubs,
to a little man yelling "michael!!" from under a toadstool surf. Download only - $4.
tape is that summer Concise expression of enjoyment in the summertime.
Heavy drumming, weird guitar noodles, quirky arrangement angles. Instrumental ventures into the basement door. Lighthearted-intellectualism.
Download only - $5.
All acoustic instruments. Fabulously colorful arrangements. Warm
and inviting. Download only - $4.
MS24-Meadows Ambient guitar textures designed with alluring percussion patterns and other comforting moody spicings. Earthy comfort moods for reflection and spacing thoughts. Download only - $4.