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$ense (2009)

Jim Schliestett - guitar, French horn, voice; Dean Rubine - keyboards, vocals; Ruth Sample - voice; Tina Schliestett - voice

$ense RPM 2010 (2010)

Steve Anglin Bass; John Brough Acoustic Guitar; Kent Lepkowski Drums; Dean Rubine Keyboards; Jim Schliestett Electric Guitar; Entirely improvised and recorded on 2/12/2010; (P) 2010 Jim Schliestett & Dean Rubine 603-292-5676

2011 (2011)

Dean Rubine (Keys); Jim Schliestett (guitar & horn); Tom Long (voice); Kent Lepkowski (drums)

Escalator Man (2012)

For your listening pleasure...

Easy as Pi (2013)

Jim Schliestett - guitar, bass, vocals; Dean Rubine - keyboards; Lee Cruikshank - drums; Tom Long - the voice.

Groovin' Easy (2014)

Jim Schliestett - Guitar, Bass, Trumpet, Vocals; Dean Rubine - Keyboards, Vocals on "Spread..."; Marty Quinn - Drums

Just Like Magic (2015)

High Enough (2016)

If There Were a God (2017)

Other RPM Partcipants

Spring Rain

The Jet-Black Project

SoundsRiski

Crooks/Walsh

Thinking Out Loud

Carrie Shemanski

Facenow

Kevin Woolridge

Prissy Chimney

Subscape Annex

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$ense

BIOGRAPHY

Computer programmers, dusting off ancient musical equipment:
"Let's talk about our compositional gambit."
"C'mon... nobody wants to listen to that stuff."
"I got some great spam in my inbox today."
"Let's just turn it on and go."
Subtractive composition happens.

BAND MEMBERS
Jim Schliestett & Dean Rubine

YEARS COMPLETED
2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017

GENRES
Unclassifiable,Rock,Psychedelic,


Completed Albums

$ense(2009)

Jim Schliestett - guitar, French horn, voice; Dean Rubine - keyboards, vocals; Ruth Sample - voice; Tina Schliestett - voice


Word Just In   (preferred)   Download
Blogo's Fear   Download
Lost Century   Download
Spamb Chops   Download
The Universe Owes Me A Sandwich   Download
Minor Offense   Download
Man's Memory   Download
False Prophet   Download
Elves Gone Bad   Download
Moose Droppings   Download

$ense RPM 2010(2010)

Steve Anglin Bass; John Brough Acoustic Guitar; Kent Lepkowski Drums; Dean Rubine Keyboards; Jim Schliestett Electric Guitar; Entirely improvised and recorded on 2/12/2010; (P) 2010 Jim Schliestett & Dean Rubine 603-292-5676


Unsound Check   Download
Feckless Supermajority   Download
Farewell to American Prosperity   Download
Funky Bailout   Download
Weird Weather   Download
When DINOs Ruled the World   Download
The Road to Surfdom   (preferred)   Download
Sarah the Bagger   Download
Beer Summit   Download
RINO Hunt   Download

2011(2011)

Dean Rubine (Keys); Jim Schliestett (guitar & horn); Tom Long (voice); Kent Lepkowski (drums)


Moment of Need   (preferred)   Download
Breakaway   Download
Devils Kiss   Download
Devils Coda   Download
Ryan Gosling   Download
Unbalanced Load   Download
Moment of Need - RPM partymix   Download

Escalator Man(2012)

For your listening pleasure...


The Trees are the Right Height   (preferred)   Download
Escalator Man   Download
Unsettlement   Download
In the Window   Download
Quicksand or Rum   Download
The Lonely Huntsman   Download
This Is It   Download

Easy as Pi(2013)

Jim Schliestett - guitar, bass, vocals; Dean Rubine - keyboards; Lee Cruikshank - drums; Tom Long - the voice.


Easy as Pi   (preferred)   Download
Dream Anyway   Download
Timeless   Download
Zombie Love   Download
West of Memphis   Download
How Far   Download
Waitin on the Devil   Download
Pretty Moments   Download
Monkey Boots   Download

Groovin' Easy(2014)

Jim Schliestett - Guitar, Bass, Trumpet, Vocals; Dean Rubine - Keyboards, Vocals on "Spread..."; Marty Quinn - Drums


Groovin Easy   (preferred)   Download
Raise Your Glass   Download
Spread a Little Toxin   Download
Rise-n-Shine   Download
Because I Have You   Download
Clear Vision   Download
Martune   Download
Cretins Sludgewater Survival   Download

Just Like Magic(2015)


Just Like Magic   (preferred)   Download
All the Way Down   Download
Ruthie Get Well Soon   Download
I Think You Love Me   Download
House on the Hill   Download
Is It 60s or Is It 70s ?   Download
Hey!   Download
Feelin Like a Dog   Download

High Enough(2016)


High Enough   (preferred)   Download
Find My Bliss   Download
Fully Ecumenical Rapture   Download
I'm All Potential   Download
You Don't Even See Them   Download
Afrin Addict   Download
You're All Potential   Download
Birdsong and Thunder   Download
Years Ago   Download
We're All Potential   Download

If There Were a God(2017)


If There Were a God   Download
Dont Kiss the Boy   Download
Pathology   Download
Stun Gun   Download
Emily   Download
End of the World   Download
Tasted   Download
45=Shyte   Download
Innate   Download
Shes a 10   Download