Release date: 10/6/2023
Double vinyl LP pressing, Indie Exclusive Red & Yellow Splatter Vinyl. Neil Gust and Elliott Smith arrived in Portland, OR together in the summer of 1991 to start a new band with drummer/producer Tony Lash. Within a year of adding bassist Brandt Peterson on bass, they were playing across the West Coast and demoing dozens of songs for their first LP. Six of these tracks were self-released on the cassette titled The Music of Heatmiser which was sold at shows, local record shops, and handed out to record labels. This release features those six tracks are available here along with 23 demos, live tracks, rare versions and never before released songs.