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Mike Alvarez - Process
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NOTE:  THE CASSETTE INVENTORY OF "PROCESS" IS FROM THE ORIGINAL INVENTORY OF 500 MADE.  ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO ROKY ERICKSON.

In 1985 Mike Alvarez’s debut single The Night I Watched You
Sleep received rave reviews. Ken Barnes in Creem magazine
called the single “electrifying, a $40 record in 1996 so buy it now”.

In 1987, Mike Alvarez began work on his second release. Alvarez went into sessions at Schuyler Hupp’s home studios Skysound. One of the songs Alvarez recorded was a song written but never recorded by Roky Erickson. Erickson was at the recording session and decided to lay down a guitar solo on his song after Alvarez laid down the basic track. The sessions were intended as a pre-recording, a warm-up to going into the studio with a full band. When the Erickson tune came out nicely, Alvarez continued to record and ended up with Process. “I titled the project Process as the recordings were not complete. I intended on recording the songs with Mike Buck (on drums) and other musicians, but I guess I was lazy and felt it special to release the material since Roky Erickson was involved.”

Artwork was given to syndicated comic artist Sam Hurt (Eyebeam, Queen of the Universe). Hurt stayed with the concept of work in process and the artwork was intended to appear in process, incomplete.

Note: These cassettes are from the original 1987 pressing of only 500 units.

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