Recommended/Lucky Numbers: 1,5,6,11

Produced by Julian Fader and Spencer Tricker @ Hot Water Studios, Fourth Floor Lounge, & Buck's Rock
Mixed by Julian
Mastered by Dr. Toby "The Doc" Mountain
Spencer and Julian play all instruments except:
Ian Moskowitz - Bass, wooden frog on 10
Ellie Kahn - Violin on 5
Ira Fader - complex and yet subtle guitar solo on 4
Madeleine McMillan & Sasha Winn - Vocals on 11

Oh lordy...here we go.  This release is CP-001, our very first release and it's the debut album by Cooling Pie Records co-founder Spencer "the illFantastic" Tricker.  The album was painstakingly crafted over two years in various dorm rooms, bedrooms, living rooms, basements, and other dens of iniquity.  Upon its initial 2006 release, it sold about 16 copies and as a result, we're streaming it here for free.   If you like what you hear, please follow the following steps:

1. ask for Spencer's number in the comments section.  Really, I'll give it to you.


3. BUY


4. Repeat.

What the Online Illuminati have to say:

"Spencer Tricker has to have one of the most arresting voices I've heard in some time."

"[...] Spencer Tricker divides his time between New York City and Florida, all the while doing his student thing and setting down sincere sounds in bedroom- and basement-style recordings. The pleasant surprise of it is his vocal sound, which even in demos lets a little gut and world-weariness seep through."
-Hello Gina

"Spencer has a great voice and a knack for writing beautiful songs!"
-Hits in the Car

"There's something striking and beautiful in his simplicity: his arrangements, as sparse as they may be at times, accompany his voice beautifully"
-Who Needs Radio?

"More than once I’ve found myself mentally comparing Tricker’s voice to Ray Davies of the Kinks. It’s seductive but unthreatening, and pleases the ear to a perfect degree. There’s nothing synthetic about it; it’s pure, unaltered talent."
-The Whit Online (Rowan University, NJ)


sadie | April 20, 2009 at 12:16 PM

can i get spencer's number?