℗ 2022 Chirp Music, under exclusive license to Omnivore Recordings
Released January 21, 2022
Duration 40m 36s
Record Label Omnivore Recordings
Catalogue No. OVDG474
Genre Rock (Alternative)
 

A Free Society

Night Crickets

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1.1
Black Leather on the Inside
Night Crickets
3:46
1.2
Candlestick Park
Night Crickets
4:21
1.3
Amanda's Mantra
Night Crickets
2:11
1.4
A Free Society
Night Crickets
4:01
1.5
Roman À Clef
Night Crickets
3:16
1.6
Soul Wave
Night Crickets
3:52
1.7
Little Did I
Night Crickets
2:13
1.8
Sloe Song
Night Crickets
2:06
1.9
The Unreliable Narrator
Night Crickets
3:07
1.10
Down Below
Night Crickets
2:07
1.11
Return To The Garden Of Allah
Night Crickets
2:46
1.12
Sacred Monster
Night Crickets
2:56
1.13
I Want My Night Crickets!
Night Crickets
3:54
Iconic and foundational bands in the history of alternative music certainly include Bauhaus, Love And Rockets, and Violent Femmes. San Francisco born artist Darwin Meiners was a fan of all three. A chance meeting 13 years ago with David J (Bauhaus, Love & Rockets) grew into a friendship, and Darwin not only became a bandmate, but David J’s manager. After reaching out to Victor DeLorenzo through e-mail, Darwin met the Violent Femmes drummer after the Femmes’ Coachella set in 2013. Soon after the three collaborated on Darwin’s 2014 release Souvenir. As the pandemic took hold, Darwin was looking for a new project to occupy the lock-down time and approached Victor, who was keen to proceed and suggested that David join as well. The musical trust established between these three was immediate and Night Crickets were born. Within weeks a global process was initiated between them, the recordings eventually forming the album, A Free Society. To say this is something of a dream come true for music fans would be entirely accurate. "Night Crickets, a long distance groove affair conducted during the drawn out days of lockdown and beyond. Audio files shared from Los Angeles to Milwaukee, from London to the San Francisco Bay, and the ghosts of Candlestick Park shimmer through the fog, the Devil comes a-knocking on Peter Laughner’s door and Amanda Gorman conjures forth words of inspiration for the dawn of the new millennium." - Night Crickets
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Omnivore Recordings Studio Masters

Tracks 1-13 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 96 kHz / 24-bit
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-0.50
-0.50 to -0.50
-13.19
-15.62 to -11.96
8
7 to 9
1
Black Leather on the Inside
-0.50-12.428
2
Candlestick Park
-0.50-14.289
3
Amanda's Mantra
-0.50-12.778
4
A Free Society
-0.50-13.007
5
Roman À Clef
-0.50-12.297
6
Soul Wave
-0.50-11.967
7
Little Did I
-0.50-12.588
8
Sloe Song
-0.50-15.629
9
The Unreliable Narrator
-0.50-12.768
10
Down Below
-0.50-14.408
11
Return To The Garden Of Allah
-0.50-14.539
12
Sacred Monster
-0.50-12.247
13
I Want My Night Crickets!
-0.50-12.627

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