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across the river twin

by hellothisisalex

  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    Includes PDFs and a bonus track. The PDFs are of the original sewn fabric CD pouch and the photograph cover art, as well as the "Twin" photo project that originally featured on our website at the time of the album's release. The bonus track is the previously online-only track Looking North.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $9 CAD  or more


  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    The original CDr release of the album, complete with sewn fabric pouch and Sharpie-afflicted CDr. Handmade by two delirious twenty-somethings. A limited number were made, but we've lost track of the total amount. Take our word for it, the fabric pouch version is limited. Future physical copies will be different.

    Includes unlimited streaming of across the river twin via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 5 days
    edition of 100  3 remaining

      $15 CAD or more 




released August 13, 2004

The original liner notes from 2004:

all music by hellothisisalex
(including pots, pans, plates, voices, guitar, melodica, saxophone, synths, and clock radio)
recorded in two basements 2003-2004
thanks to piehead records, brave new waves, and everyone who has supported us. We love you.





hellothisisalex Hamilton, Ontario

hellothisisalex is Melissa Creasey and Mark Prier. Together, they write bizarro electro-pop infused with whimsy, a love of pop music, experimental audio, and a northern-robot esthetic. In February 2001, they christened themselves ‘hellothisisalex.’

The music the duo write is primarily electronic, filled with raw analogue synths and otherworldly noises carried by melodic bass lines.
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