On Man or Woman, Laughing or Crying, A Tundra’s first full-length recording, the quartet’s individual influences—pop, skewed punk, blues, minimalist composition—solidify into a singular, unified resonance. Stuttering rhythms and dissonance tumble into gentle pastorals of manipulated organic sound. Melodies spring forth and are quickly reinterpreted before fading into the texture of the music. The songs on Man or Woman, Laughing or Crying are serious about deconstructing the seriousness of rock music. Though A Tundra may not have set out to make a 'rock record', the end result is a rock record, through and through.
released October 15, 2007
This Album Features:
Recorded & Mixed by D. Mahlmeister at CarterCo & Home Studios, Chicago, October 2006 - March 2007.
Mastered by Carl Saff at Saff Mastering.
Album Art by T. Katsaounis. Layout by D. Mahlmeister.
All Music By Mahlmeister/Steffens/O'Donnell/Katsaounis 2007.
Thank You: Loving Families & Friends, Superfans, Patrick Scott, Jamie Carter, Carl Saff.