So way, way, WAY back when, not too long after Keith and I launched the Coherent ENCoherence sound collage project, we both came up with our own side projects. He did an ambient/ambient folk type thing as Keith Harvest, I created Lonelyfox for more ambient type things. We had a few others like The Eighth Tiny Reindeer and The Pistol Nixons but for the life of me, I can’t find the tracks we did under those names… at least not yet.
So Lonelyfox became an ambient output and even though it started as a solo project for me, Keith and the other brother, Jared would collaborate at times. I put together two albums of material and self-released the first one in Maryland in 2004 or so. Ultimately, I think two copies made it out and really, the material in my opinion wasn’t the best. The 2nd album was pushed out as a free download some years later after moving to western New York but since then, it’s not done much and I’m debating what to do with it. Eventually, I’d like to just remix the entire first album. After that, I’ll figure out what to do with the second one.
I had plans to release some EPs, starting with the “Kisses EP.” I released the first track to whomever wanted it via Megaupload or something shortly after I made it so maybe a few folks have it. I recorded three other version of the track, sort of like extended remixes or “paths” but none of them got released. I redid one of those and then lost it somewhere and gave up on the idea for a while.
After putting together a 15 minute mixture for an upcoming Terminal Radio transmission, I felt creative again. I dug up an old cassette of The Coherent ENCoherence material and converted it to digital, and suddenly realized I could start doing something similar for Lonelyfox.
I posted an old turntable clip under the project that was originally put together in 2003, simply called “Like This.” It sampled an old public domain kids record, something that had to do with “tripping over the moon” and released a 45 second clip and let whomever wanted to remix it to go nuts. I posted the final product, a four track EP, on the newly launched Bandcamp page. The Bandcamp page would also serve as a label page, which was something else we wanted to do since the 90s.
While I figure out what else I’d like to do with Lonelyfox, I figured I’d at least dig up the older material that I did want to release and put it up on the page. I also figured I’d let anyone who was interested have the ability to remix it; I liked how things turned out the first time around. I might do a few of these. Stay tuned to my Soundcloud page for “open season remixes” and the Bandcamp page for final results.
Consider Lonelyfox officially rebooted.