05.22.13Acoustic duo Mothmeat's new recording!
New acoustic duo recording with my friend Drew Martin in Mothmeat. Droney, soundtrack-ish instrumental acoustics with interlocking parts and textures. Listening and pay-what-you-want downloads. Enjoy!
05.04.13New Baghouse session available now!
High-level improvisation with my friends in Baghouse. Our first session in nearly 12 years. Some truly remarkable playing on this one. Available now for listening and pay-what-you-want downloads. Enjoy the music!
04.11.13I Wonder What Ever Became Of Me
Tapes & digital downloads of I Wonder What Ever Became Of Me are now both available from Montreal's GBS Records. Three lengthy pieces performed & processed live on the Moog guitar. Lovely artwork created by Acerbic Noise's Chad Baker.
03.27.13Rehearsals, recording & show with Baghouse!
Playing in Athens, GA with my friends Jeff & Andy in Baghouse for the first time in a long time. Come see us live at The Green Room in Athens, GA on May 11! Hit the link for fine details...
03.05.13Fantasy Violence downloads & cassettes!
Downloads and cassettes are now available for Frangments by Fantasy Violence--the iOS-based recording duo with myself and my friend Christopher Scott Davis. This was totally created with Nanostudio on a pair of iPads, sharing tracks between Alabama & Tennessee via Dropbox. Cassette edition of 50. Write me for info.
Limited edition, custom-bagged cassettes will be available soon from Sanctum Abyss. More info soon!
02.22.13Join me on Soundcloud!
Join my Soundcloud page for rarities, weirdness and other strange musicks available nowhere else!
02.21.13Migration Of The Device split lp!
In July Trdmrk Recordings will be releasing a split 12" lp with my Migration Of The Device EP and two new songs by the amazing Akasa. In addition to the teaser track that you hear in the background on this site, you can also hear another new track at the Trdmrk site. Enjoy! More details coming soon...
02.19.13Teaser track from new recording!
A one-song teaser from my upcoming debut E.P for GBS Records "I Wonder What Ever Became Of Me " that will be out sometime this spring ( March-April) on cassette and for digital download.
Moog guitar processed live through csGrain. More info soon!
02.19.13Fantasy Violence coming soon!
This is a preview track from an upcoming release "Frangments." It was recorded by my pal Christopher Davis and myself, using iOS devices and swapping files between Dropbox.
The full length will be coming soon from Sanctum Abyss. Cassette and digital download. More info soon!
01.07.13No's Scum Commodities CDs available now!
My trio No's Scum Commodities CDs are now available for ordering at this link. Each disc & sleeve features a unique hand-painted design, completed by a fancy lyric insert designed by Austin Gaines. $7ppd. Comes with a digital download.
12.05.12No's Scum Commodities out now!
Scum Commodities, the latest No recording, is now up for downloading and listening! In the upcoming weeks, you'll be able to order CDs from the site as well. I'll update as soon as they are available for order! We'll have 10 special edition CDs at our Montgomery and Nashville shows. Enjoy!
11.14.12Recording for GBS Records begins this weekend!
Starting recordings with csGrain (granular synth/sound mangler) and the Moog guitar this weekend for an upcoming release on Montreal's GBS Records. More info soon...
11.13.12Forthinking, Vol. 3 out now!
This is the third and final volume in an experimental electronic series using a minimal setup of an iOS MIDI control application, a Moog Voyager and an Ensoniq Fizmo. Pay what you want download and streaming. Enjoy!
11.02.12Previous No album up on Bandcamp!
As a precursor to the upcoming Scum Commodities release by No, we now have our first recording up as a pay what you want download. You can also order a limited edition CD for $7ppd, which includes a digital download. Enjoy!
10.24.12Currently recording new No songs!
Basic tracking is done for a new No recording called Scum Commodities! Vocals next and mixing in the upcoming weeks. It'll be up on Bandcamp for a pay what you want download, or you will be able to order a handmade CD edition as well. More as it happens...
10.08.12Forthinking, Vol. 2 now available!
This is Volume 2 in an experimental electronic series using a minimal setup of an iOS MIDI control application, a Moog Voyager and an Ensoniq Fizmo. Streaming, free download or pay what you want!
09.17.12Forthinking, Vol. 1 out now!
Volume 1 in an experimental electronic series using a minimal setup of an iOS MIDI control application, a Moog Voyager and an Ensoniq Fizmo.
08.28.12New Gezoleen track on 4-way split!
Just in! The Blsphm/Gezoleen//Hadals/Knoll 4-way split cassette featuring a new 12-minute long Gezoleen track. Released by Tapes Of A Neon God. A limited edition of 100. More info on the link. If you'd like to get a copy, email me for availability at email@example.com
08.26.12More improv vids uploaded!
Check the gallery here, or visit my Youtube channel. Improvs on Moog guitar and a variety of iPad instruments.
08.26.12Suckbuddy up now for download...
Recorded earlier this year with my friend Keith Goodwin. Two men. Many machines. Much sound. Free download!
08.26.12Boojack up now for download...
Chicken Leg was recorded earlier this month with my friends Shea Goodwin and Barry Thomas. Free download includes custom Boojack ad!
08.20.128 new improv vids!
Check out the videos in the gallery for 8 new vid improvs on the TC-11, Tachyon and Moog guitar!
08.13.12New improv videos!
Check out the gallery section for new videos of 3 improvisations on Bit Shape's TC-11 multitouch synth on the iPad!
07.24.12Scalps Of Gods
Scalps Of Gods, my latest recording, is now available for streaming and pay-what-you-want download. The combination of software synths, sequencing & sampling and analog synthesis involved in this process was liberating and inspiring. I'm very happy with this monstrosity.
07.06.12JJJ Industries Phone Weirdness
A lifetime of weird phone calls from JJJ Industries. This site will continue to grow with calls both old and new, so keep checking back for new ones. Listen, download for free or pay what you want. Enjoy!
06.18.12New limited release collaboration with The Zann Family...
Now available! Special handmade additions of a collaboration I did with T. Platt Zann for The Zann Family's Coronation Of The Mercurial. A near half-hour psych nightmare. Otherworldly.
Available at Wuxtry and Low Yo Yo in Athens, GA, or directly (possibly even free) from the Zann Family at:
05.08.12New avant-acoustic duo gowith!
Just out! Download or stream! Enjoy!
gowith takes acoustic drone to another dimension, getting lost within the moment and the notes and the sound and the sound.
Marshall Marrotte & Jeff McLeod - guitars, field recordings & photos.
11.09.11Listen to Under Dim Self now!
Under Dim Self, nearly a year in the making, is a short, stark, dark, concise collection of songs filled with curses, laments & memories. I wrote, executed and recorded everything myself. Took quite a while, but I'm very pleased with it.
In the upcoming weeks, Under Dim Self will be available as a high quality digital download (at a very reasonable price) from all the major outlets (iTunes, eMusic, Zune, Rhapsody, etc.). Soon thereafter, it'll be available for streaming on Spotify as well. Amazon's upcoming On Demand service will even allow you to order a custom physical copy, but that's a little ways down the road.
10.07.11Vyathist's Faceless, Dreamless streaming now!
The new recording of the metal band Vyathist (with me on vocals) is up for streaming. All the lyrics are there as well. Hit the link and enjoy!
08.30.11Armhole trio debut!
Just played my first show in Athens, GA at Flicker Theater with Armhole, a new trio with Jeff Rieter (Baghouse, The Heap) on bass and Eric Harris (Olivia Tremor Control, Elf Power) on drums and tapes. Using the Moog guitar extensively with this. Recordings and shows soon, hopefully, In the meantime, check out a rehearsal track from the link...
08.30.11Vyathist recording finished!
Just finished up recording 8 songs with Vyathist, a metal band from Montgomery that I sing with. No samples or website up yet, but you can check out the Vyathist Facebook page from the link. More sounds coming soon, though.
08.30.11Under Dim Self update
3 more songs to go on the new recording! Should have it finished up by fall. More info on the handmade physical copies and downloads coming soon. For now, check the link for a rough mix of a new song called "Unrelate" from Under Dim Self!
06.08.11Live in Atlanta
A favorite recording from a series of shows with Killick and Christofer Varner. Recorded live at Sous Whiskey Marin in Atlanta, GA. Stream, download, enjoy!
06.08.11New No rehearsal recordings
4 new No songs recorded in our rehearsal space. Not the greatest quality, but you'll get the idea as to what the songs are like. Listen or download for free...
04.21.11Aux Festival May 7!
I'll be playing Moog guitar in the 10-piece Pocketful Of Claptonite Big Band at 3pm, May 7 in Athens, GA. More details in the link!
Out and about with the Moog guitar. Check out the Dates section for details!
04.21.11Under Dim Self
Currently working on a solo recording entitled Under Dim Self. Two pieces finished so far. This recording will feature fully-written songs, all kinds of instrumentation and tons of vocals. I'm really happy with what I've done so far. I'll be sharing some of it here soon.
I hope to have this completed and available both as a free download and a limited handmade edition. More info on audio samples, preorders and whatnot very soon!
10.13.10Skryxl's Faith-Based Dentristry out now!
Faith-Based Dentistry, a new recording from my doomprovisation trio Skryxl, is up for free download now! Check out Works for the link and more info.
10.06.10First shows out with the Moog guitar!
Check my Dates section for a link to listen to my first peformance on the Moog guitar live online on WUOG in Athens, GA on Oct. 7! I'll also be doing my second show on the guitar the next night, Oct. 8, at Floorspace in Athens, GA. More info in the Dates section!
As of today, I've lost hosting for many of my releases that were available online via Amie Street. Amie Street is closing up shop on Sept. 22, and their site is pretty down already . . . so there's TONS of my music that you won't be able to link to from the discography.
I'm updating the website to reflect this change and am looking for other digital options for hosting the music. In the meantime, if you are interested in any of it, and can't link out to it from here, please write me (or any email provided in the discography) and I can make you a copy or get the files to you.
08.25.10Moog E1 guitar!
For the past few weeks, I've been working with a new Moog E1 guitar. If you're not familiar with the Moog guitar, use the link for more info. I think it's the first true innovation on the electric guitar, and I am happy to be working with such an amazing instrument.
Check out the Gallery for videos of me playing the guitar, and the Works section for a link to a collection of recordings using the instrument.
08.24.10Reverse Engineer's Depth
I played guitar on this release by my friends in Reverse Engineer. Listen and download with the link! Also, check out Tidal, the other release from this year that I played on with them.
08.24.10My Least Favorite Animal free download!
A collection of improvisations on the Moog E1 guitar.
A collection of free and prepared improvisations on the Moog Voyager and Ensoniq Fizmo synthesizers. All tracks are first takes and were recorded live on June - July 2010 at The Subversive Workshop.
Listen to and download the entire recording for free!
06.22.10Free music from The Hemogoblins
Two free tracks by a free-improv-noise-doom trio called The Hemogoblins that I play guitar and "sing" with. These are two long improvisations recorded in September of last year at The Bottletree and Green Cup Books in Birmingham, AL.
I've also added our first full-length recording from 2000. You can download this one for free as well.
It's pretty intense stuff, and not for the squeamish . . . but, hey . . . it's free!
You can listen or download or leave nasty vibes all over the internet or all three or whatever.
06.10.10CDs and shirts for No
My trio No has a new CD and a new batch of shirts. Hit the link below for sound samples!
Both are in limited quantities, so contact me directly, if you're interested in either.
06.10.10Reverse Engineer's Tidal
I played guitar and bass on Tidal, the new recording by my friends Reverse Engineer. The link will take you to Amie Street, where you can listen and download.
01.27.102 new Thee Contortionists vs. Jeff McLeod releases
Two new digital split albums are now up for ownloading. These are part of an ongoing series of split recordings with Thee Contortionists--the first of which (Electronics) was released on WM Recordings in The Netherlands.
These two splits are focused on drums and guitar, respectively.
07.20.09Ever-Stretching Shadow Limited Edition!
Ever-Stretching Shadow is my latest recording, and comes in a limited edition of 50--each with a unique, numbered, handmade sleeve. See the Works section for more details and ordering info.
There are two tracks ("Ever-Stretching Shadow" and "The Horror Approaches") in the autoplayer on the site, so give 'em a listen when they come up.
02.27.09What's old is now new!
One of two of my slightly older recordings are now available online for free download.
The first is Reeds, a recording of a long-running improv trio of mine called Stull. Thanks to Kenny Johnson for posting this, and for his excellent playing on the recording.
02.27.09What's old is now new #2!
The is the second of some older recordings of mine that have recently been posted online for downloading.
This one is a recording of live electronic music called Autosymptomatic. Keith Goodwin, Scott Looney and myself had a great time making this music a couple of years ago, and it's finally seen the light of day.
More older stuff available soon! Enjoy!
02.26.09Reverse Engineer's IV now available...
I recently had the pleasure of playing guitar with my friends in Reverse Engineer on their new recording entitled IV. It's available online now, so hit the link, give it a listen and feel free to download it!
02.19.09Switch 3 now online!
Some new tracks with some of my guitar work are now online.
I'm on 7 tracks on Switch 3, which was assembled by my friend Jeff Rackley from Atlanta, GA. All the guitar work was taken from source material that I sent him a good long while ago. It's amazing, but the incredible musical interplay that you'll hear never actually happened (ala' Zappa).
You can check the track listings on the posted cover design to see which tracks feature my guitar, but the entire collection is simply amazing. The CD should be available online very soon. I'll keep you posted on that. For now, hit the link and give it a listen!