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Just Wanna Be

by ahem

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released October 7, 2016

recorded/mixed/produced by Jordan Bleau
mastered by Graham Barton
design by Ian Thomas Miller
backing vox on Umbrella by Jordan Bleau
all songs written by ahem
honeybee written with Laura Laurent and Peter Carlson

"You know when you hear a song or album for the first time and you're so utterly blown away that you repeat it like 50000 more times? That happened with ahem and the first single [Bottle Rocket] from their Forged Artifacts release." —Lauren Rearick, The Grey Estates

"A fleet of condors eat a basket of candy that is actually a hornet's nest." —Small Albums

"'Bottle Rocket' blends punk and indie rock like a boilermaker." —City Pages

"Lively little collection of tunes here, all swathed in layers of fuzz and fun." —Collective Zine

"Blowing busted-lip kisses to college-rock pioneers like Superchunk and Guided By Voices, ahem’s blown-out guitar pop makes excellent use of Anderson and Emanuel’s familial harmonies to sweeten all the riffage. . . . ahem will be going platinum by this time next year, if there’s any justice in this world." —Zack McCormick, goMN


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ahem Minneapolis, Minnesota

alyse // erik // courtney

sad sunny fuzz from a bunker in the ground near a lake in Minneapolis

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