by Benjamin Potrykus

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Ascend! 00:33
Genus Envy 02:42
I wanna be yr dog I wanna be a bear don't say [ \ ] don't say [ \ ] say [ \ ] my mind is there Naked ape taste in my mouth and my hope chest has got no dowry my [ \ ] it gives me powers I'm not anxious with noxious flowers I wanna be a shark young, dumb, and full of chum I wanna [ \ ] [ \ ] evolve a nice pair of dorsal fins
Zyzzyva 03:00
We were born into homes our parents found; no one can blame us for eating our way out No shame in nature (or super, which abounds) so I'm not afraid to use love as a noun But if the fat, hidden tears of men that we may become cough themselves to sleep curled deep into our skulls It means we've lost instinct, our true joy, our queer tongues It means that we'll handle all our grief "like adults" [Do you wanna make something of it? I would like to make something of it-- I love it Take the hand that feeds in your mouth and just suck it Satiate a need, turn my bloodlust to hot shit] I can't handle stifling grief like adults.
Broken Key 00:57
Not a Vessel 01:23
I can't deny/caught the light/cauterize/can't rely at/that I'm/not a vessel from/for/for- -eign/an/in open might/, might/mind ???


Recordings from a project called BAIXA* recorded on broken 4-track and free software at holyshit soundsystem, Boston, Mass.

*"Not a Vessel" was originally released under the name Pale Yellow.

Everything played/recorded by Ben Potrykus except "Changeling (Live)" which features Kate Potrykus on bass, Gregory Tellier on guitar, and Jonathan Hansard on trumpet, and was recorded by Brian Rusnica at Howler's in Pittsburgh, PA in 2009.





Benjamin Potrykus Providence, Rhode Island

Christians & Lions, Bent Shapes, Girlfriends, The Lido Venice, very early Receiving End of Sirens, etc.

" of these enviable characters who can thrive in all styles of music" - Motif Magazine, 2019

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