Julian Plenti Is Skyscraper
Street Date: Aug 4, 2009
From 1998 to 2003, Julian Plenti performed in and around Manhattan as an acoustic solo artist. Venues that played host include Tobacco Road, Pete's Candy Store, The Knitting Factory, The Living Room, and "Lach's Antihoot" at Sidewalk Cafe.
In 2006 Plenti began to demo a selection of his music using Logic Pro. That selection took shape as "Skyscraper."
In the Fall of 2008 Mr. Plenti took the demoed album to the Seaside
Lounge in Brooklyn to be re-recorded with live instrumentation.
He hired session performers to play the string and horn arrangements, and also enlisted some friends. Mike Stroud of Ratatat and Charles Burst of The Occasion guest on "Skyscraper;"
Sam Fogarino of Interpol plays drums on "Games For Days;" and Striker Manley of Stiff Jesus appears on "No Chance Survival" and "Fun That We Have."
by Julian Plenti