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Portrait of The James Machine

The James Machine

About The James Machine

Asheville, NC

The James Machine is the latest music project of James Moats, writer, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer based in Asheville, NC.

All tracks here are from the Sour Grapes album, which was written and recorded during a week off from work in November 2008. Songs were written from scratch, instruments performed, programmed, and post-production began all in one short week.

I work with a minimal amount of equipment, utilizing cheap instrumentation, microphones, and VST instruments, recorded into my desktop PC.

The James Machine is the definition of DIY and I am very proud of the level of creativity and quality that can be achieved in a bedroom, if you know what you're doing.

Drop me a line or comment individual tracks with positive or negative feedback.


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