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the acorn children

by hellothisisalex

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

    Includes the original full colour album artwork as a PDF.
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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Original DIY release from 2001, lovingly hand-crafted by two bleary-eyed students deprived of sleep. A record-style photocopied sleeve and a burned CDr with ar001 catalog number written on it in sharpie.

    Includes unlimited streaming of the acorn children via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Hey you, don't call me that.
You will know I'm here, that's right for me.
lull-a-bye 01:40


The very first hellothisisalex release, with full colour artwork restored after years of grayscale photocopied covers.


released February 15, 2001

The original liner notes from 2001:

© 2000-2001 mark prier, melissa creasey.
an alectric records release (AR001)

for spider. please don't mess up this planet.




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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