• Record/Vinyl

    This is MIE Records' deluxe double vinyl gatefold edition of our "Knock on Life's Door" album. We are only selling physical copies here right now, but there is a download coupon included in the vinyl package. Cover art by the amazing Jake Blanchard, www.jakeblanchard.co.uk

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  • Compact disc edition
    Compact Disc (CD)

    A cd edition that we've done ourselves -- gatefold jacket and color insert with Jake Blanchard's artwork, song notes, credits and other musings.

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Beautifully well-worn songs by Gershwin, Mercer, et al, not so much re-imagined as thoroughly explored with a goal of getting at an essence that maybe got lost a long time ago; Sung by Cara and interpreted by an improvising drone orchestra led by Mike.

"The songs on this record are recognizable. They’re classics. And yet here they play out in ways the songwriters could never have predicted. Cara and Mike Gangloff have married the colloquial with the eternal."
-- Matt Krefting


released August 29, 2016

Cara & Mike Gangloff with the Great American Drone Orchestra



Mike & Cara Gangloff Ironto, Virginia

Mike -- fiddler, banjoist, longtime sonic voyager with Pelt, Black Twig Pickers and more;

Cara -- jazz-singing folk-strummer who put music aside for a few decades to focus on the rest of life...then picked it back up when she met Mike;

Together: A peculiar and personal blend of the traditional and the much less so; incantation plus improvisation = joy
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