When The Structures Fail Us

by Wess Meets West

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Foofer Edwards
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Foofer Edwards When you replace the thought of post-rock with instrumental rock,it suddenly becomes expertly executed. Favorite track: Is There Anything Else, Charles?.
Toms Mudulis
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Toms Mudulis Enjoy listening to this! Perfect balance. Favorite track: Moon Under Water.
June Violet Aino
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June Violet Aino This is without a doubt the most full Wess Meets West album there is. Everything is so impressive and overwhelming in the best way. Favorite track: Moon Under Water.
Garrett Lucash
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Garrett Lucash A real treat of an album with much to offer - each song provides a unique journey through rich soundscapes and emotion. I Will Break You is an absolutely beautiful track with vocals....Highly recommended. Favorite track: I Will Break You.
Jonny Khammanivong
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Jonny Khammanivong This track is amazing. It has great transitions and comprises of a lot of moods. Honestly asked myself, "Is this seriously the same track?" the first time I listened to it. Favorite track: We Marvel At Man’s Machines.
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released February 25, 2014

Wess Meets West is Wess Meets West

Recorded by Port City Recording from August 2013 to January 2014 at:

Mercy College Studio A in Dobbs Ferry, NY
Riverworks Studios in Dobbs Ferry, NY
Port City Recording, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY
Black Cat Studios NY, White Plains, NY

Engineered by
Sam Stauff, Andy Porta with Jared Mirel and Mike Towndrow

Mixed and Mastered by Sam Stauff with Andy Porta

Sam Stauff - Guitar, Keys, Electronics, Percussion, Vocals
Nick Robinson - Guitar, Keys, Electronics, Vocals
Erick Alfisi - Bass, Percussion, Vocals
Andy Porta - Drums, Percussion, Vocals

Additional Drums on Is There Anything Else, Charles? by Steve LaCerra
Additional Keys on We Marvel At Man’s Machines and Moon Under Water by EJ Rios

Artwork & Layout by Nick Robinson

Many Hands Steer This Ship - Thank you
Richard Pelligrino, Jennell Stauff, Arthur and Linda Stauff and the entire Stauff family, Ellen Knudsen, Glenn Bliven, Danielle Arroyo, Phoebe Hunt, Michiel Considine, Jesse Vengrove, Bryan Gottshall, Phil Lustenader, Esther Alfisi, Vanessa Alfisi, Bev Robinson, Leo Robinson, Kai Robinson, Diana Salas, Porta/Fusco families, Tim Robbins, Andre Salazar, Seth Nicholson, Dennis Jones, Max Johl, Rob Peralta, Russ Langeloh, Bijan Naderi, Cody Zanard, Mercy College MTEC, Mark Nussbaum and Manic Productions, and you for listening, seeing us, and supporting us along the way.


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Wess Meets West New Haven, Connecticut

Wess Meets West infuse elements of Electronic Music and Post Rock to blend otherworldly soundscapes.


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