All of Arkansas | Video

This video was made at a distance during the pandemic by three friends making the most of being cocooned together during the weirdest period in all their lives.

Directed by Joe Cobden | Produced by Reuben Maan.

“All of Arkansas” from STARS BLUE WHEEL features: Patrick Latreille – bass, Stefan Schneider – drums, Michael Feuerstack – pedal steel, Jeff Debutte – electric guitar, James Irwin – vocals, acoustic guitars, Rhodes piano

Video Premiere: Carlo What Do You Dream

Carlo WDYD

New video animated by Carlo Spidla, the very Carlo from the song and one of my dearest pals, is premiering today on Spill Magazine. Edited by another of my dearest pals, Duff Smith, a true raw doggy. Featuring animated appearances by Pat Bass Latreille, Michael Feuerstack, Pietro Amato, Jeffrey Malecki, and invisibly, Stef Schneider. Also, the glorious, shabby town of Montreal is all over it.

Also, check it out, this song made it on Said the Gramophone’s best songs of 2017.


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JAMES IRWIN’S 3rd album, SHABBYTOWN is a record about the disappearance of a particular Montreal.


May 19 Montreal @ Bar le Ritz PDB w/ Alexia Avina + Cedric Noel

May 20 Ottawa @ Bar Robo w/ Beth and Soft Life

May 23 Peterborough @ Garnet w/ Carodiaro & Ben Rough

May 26 Toronto @ Burdock w/ L Con & EONS

May 28 Hamilton @ This Ain’t Hollywood w/ Delta Days

June 3, London @East Village Arts Collective w/Dan Edmonds & Jenny Berkel

SHABBYTOWN was tracked live off the floor over four days in Spring 2015. The band was ¾ of The Luyas – Pietro Amato, Stefan Schneider, Michael Feurstack—and Pat Bass Latreille. Patrick Gregoire (Pat Jordache) engineered and mixed. Maya Kuroki, Maica Armata (Carodiaro), and Lisa Conway (L Con, Del Bel) added guest vocals. Adam Kinner added sax.


Track List           

First of May

Carlo What Do You Dream

Pink Noise


Natural Feeling

Blonde Tobacco


Sweet Light (For Katherine)