Discography

MY CITY YOUR HOMETOWN

CD-R single (self-released)
Released: 2005

1. My City Your Hometown
2. Opaque
3. Your Island

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin
David Jackson – bass, guitar, baritone guitar
Paolo Panza – drums

Recorded by Hong Mann at the Rock Laundrette, Amsterdam, early 2005
Mixed by Remko van der Spek
Mastered by Pascal Halibert

Cover art & design by Frank Holtz

Note: All tracks later appeared on the Charity Box CD

 

CHARITY BOX

CD (self-released)
Released: December 2006

1. 99% Woman
2. The New Easy
3. My City Your Hometown
4. Talking Pills
5. Opaque
6. Black Blood
7. Your Island
8. Gas Station Sandwich
9. Covered in Stars

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin
David Jackson – bass, guitar, baritone guitar
Paolo Panza – drums

Guest:
David Kirkham – synthesizer on track 9

Basic tracks recorded by Remko Schouten at IJland Studio, Amsterdam, December 17-18, 2005
Additional recording & mixing by Remko van der Spek & Hong Mann at Europoort Studios, Rotterdam, 2006

Tracks 3, 5 & 7 recorded by Hong Mann at the Rock Laundrette, Amsterdam, early 2005
Mixed by Remko van der Spek

Mastered by Stefan Bruggemann

Cover art & design by Nayayara (Frank Holtz)

Note: tracks 3, 5 & 7 were previously released on the My City Your Hometown CD-R single, track 9 on the Track 13 compilation 2CD

 

A FEW OF A POPULATION

10” EP: Presto Chango Records PCR 001-1 (on clear vinyl)
CD-EP: Presto Chango Records PCR 001-2 (comes free with the 10”, also available separately)
Released: April 29, 2009

Side A:
1. Two Too Late (Three in the Whole)
2. Free Lunch
3. Guardian Angels with Familiar Faces

Side B:
4. Nite Bright
5. The Broken Windows of New York City
6. Free to Destroy

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin
Arne Wolfswinkel – guitar, bass, organ
Paolo Panza – drums

Recorded at IJland Studio, Amsterdam, August 1-2, 2008
Recorded & mixed by Thomas Olivier & Remko Schouten
Mastered by Thomas Olivier

Cover art & design by Black Ink Lab

 

   
CIRCLE

7” single: Presto Chango Records PCR 002-7 (on transparent blue vinyl)
Released: November 22, 2009

Side A:
1. Circle

Side B:
2. Subsoil Streams
3. Relax-her

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin
Arne Wolfswinkel – guitar, ostrich guitar
Thanos Fotiadis – bass
Dyan Ramekers – drums

Recorded at IJland Studio, Amsterdam, June 28-29, 2009
Recorded, mixed & mastered by Thomas Olivier

Lino-cut by Saskia van der Giessen
Cover design by Arne Wolfswinkel

Note: Relax-her is a song by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

 

THE TWILIGHT STATE

LP: Presto Chango Records PCR 003-1 (on marbled pink/white vinyl)
Released: September 20, 2010
CD: Presto Chango Records PCR 003-2
Released: November 9, 2010

Side A:
1. Hackney
2. Bad News for Batman
3. Headquarter
4. Winter
5. Indulgent
6. From You to Me

Side B:
7. White Leather
8. The Crash Within Without You
9. Way Out
10. My First Choice
11. Duplicated

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin
Arne Wolfswinkel – guitar
Thanos Fotiadis – bass
Dyan Ramekers – drums

Recorded at IJland Studio, Amsterdam, June 28-29, 2009 & February 6-7, 2010
Recorded, mixed & mastered by Thomas Olivier

Paintings by Erik de Bree
Cover design by Arne Wolfswinkel

 

CASTFAT SHADOWS

LP: Presto Chango Records PCR 005-1 (on transparent green vinyl)
Released: April 16, 2012

Side A:
1. Castfat Shadows
2. Detective Song
3. Light Blind Dark Intentions
4. Cars
5. Minor Flaw
6. Withdrawn

Side B:
7. Double Exposure
8. Fake Italian
9. Police Song
10. Intertwined
11. On Tippy Toes
12. A & A
13. Last Ride
14. Copycat Emotions

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin
Arne Wolfswinkel – guitar, bass
Dyan Ramekers – drums

Recorded at the Next to Jaap Studio, Voorhout, July 29-31, 2011
Recorded & mixed by Corno Zwetsloot
Mastered by Zlaya at Loud, Amsterdam

Cover art by Saskia van der Giessen
Cover design by Arne Wolfswinkel

 

LIVER SPOTS / THE FALL

7” single: Presto Chango Records PCR 004-7 (on transparent light blue vinyl)
Released: April 23, 2012

Labasheeda side:
Liver Spots

Wavezero side:
The Fall

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar
Arne Wolfswinkel – guitar, bass
Dyan Ramekers – drums

Recorded at the Next to Jaap Studio, Voorhout, July 29-31, 2011
Recorded & mixed by Corno Zwetsloot
Mastered by Zlaya at Loud, Amsterdam

Cover art by Saskia van der Giessen
Cover design by Arne Wolfswinkel

Note: split single with Wavezero

 

LISTEN, THE SNOW IS FALLING

7” EP: Presto Chango Records PCR 006-7 (200 numbered copies on white vinyl)
Released: December 9, 2013

Side A:
1. Listen, the Snow Is Falling
2. My Instincts

Side B:
3. Black Blood
4. Different Places
5. Elastic

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin, viola
Arne Wolfswinkel – guitar, melodica, organ

Recorded at the Next to Jaap Studio, Voorhout, July 10, 2013
Recorded, mixed & mastered by Corno Zwetsloot

Cover art by Saskia van der Giessen
Cover design by Arne Wolfswinkel

Note: Listen, the Snow Is Falling is a song by Yoko Ono
 

CHANGING LIGHTS

LP: Presto Chango Records PCR 008-1 (on transparent blue vinyl)
Released: May 18, 2015

Side A:
1. Spiral Song
2. My Instincts
3. Head
4. On the Beach
5. Wasteland
6. Changing Lights

Side B:
7. Tightrope
8. Leave of Absence
9. Circles
10. Fifty-Nine
11. Cold Water
12. Into the Wide

Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin, viola
Arne Wolfswinkel – guitar, bass, keys
Bas Snabilie – drums

Guests:
Sarah Malpass – backing vocals (here and there)
Corno Zwetsloot – percussion on track 3

Recorded at the Next to Jaap Studio, Voorhout, June 7-9, 2014
Recorded & mixed by Corno Zwetsloot
Mastered by Tammo Kersbergen

Cover design by Arne Wolfswinkel

Note: Circles is a song by Pete Townshend / The Who

 

Labasheeda on compilations

 

20. ROČNÍK HUDEBNÍHO FESRIVALU

Compilation CD (self-released)
Released: August 2006

My City Your Hometown

Note: CD to promote the Festival Čtverec in Dolní Poustevna on August 4-5, 2006 (Labasheeda performed on the 5th). The track was previously released on the My City Your Hometown CD-R single and was later also released on the Charity Box CD.

 

TRACK 13

Compilation 2CD: Gonzo Circus GC076
Released: October 12, 2006

Covered in Stars

Note: This release came with issue #77 of the Belgian magazine Gonzo (circus). The Labasheeda track is mistitled Covered with Stars, and was released two months later under its correct title on the Charity Box CD.

 

THE EGG TAKE 2

Compilation CD: Sunny Side Up Records SUN0003
Released: June 30, 2009

Two Too Late (Three in the Whole)

Note: The track was previously released on the A Few of a Population 10”/CD-EP
 

HANG ON

Compilation CD: Artrocker ARTR 003
Released: April 2011

White Leather

Note: Free CD with issue #109 of the UK magazine Artrocker. The track was previously released on The Twilight State LP/CD.
 

LOVE NO LOVE COMPILATION VOL. 2

Compilation 2CD: The Levee Breaking
Released: December 28, 2011

Winter

Note: Released in an edition of 300 numbered copies. The track was previously released on The Twilight State LP/CD.

 

INNER CIT GRIT #5

Compilation CD: Inner City Grit Records
Released: June 7, 2013

Light Blind Dark Intentions (Metanoea Dub Mix)

Note: Available only at the Inner City Grit 5th Birthday Party show at ACU, Utrecht. A free download is available at the Inner City Grit website.

 

THE FINEST NOISE - DER SAMPLER VOL. 30

Compilation CD: The Finest Noise
Released: May 2014

Elastic

Note: The track was previously released on the Listen, the Snow Is Falling 7”