Somewhere Beyond or Behind

by Open Graves

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Somewhere Beyond or Behind is the third album from Open Graves, a duo consisting of Jesse Olsen Bay and Paul Kikuchi. Highlighting a diverse range of musical explorations - from ambient swells recorded inside the Dan Harpole cistern to studio sessions featuring guitar and prepared piano - Somewhere Beyond or Behind is an essential addition to the Open Graves discography. Stellar cover art by Steven Baris!


released February 18, 2013

Jesse Olsen Bay: metal percussion, broken and acoustic guitars
Paul Kikuchi: metal percussion, prepared piano, drum kit

Recorded by Jesse Olsen Bay and Paul Kikuchi
Cover art by Steve Baris (
Design by Tiffany


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Open Graves Seattle, Washington

Open Graves is a musical duo that creates evocative, exploratory music using unconventional sound-makers in unique acoustic spaces. Members Jesse Olsen Bay and Paul Kikuchi use invented percussion, stringed, wind, and electronic instruments, as well as voice and found objects, weaving together their shared knowledge of improvisation, modern composition, electro-acoustic music, and sound art. ... more

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