We found ourselves without a frontman after Shaun's abrupt resignation in the late summer of 2012. Through a fun chain of events, we were able to trick the talented Jon Reider into driving all the way to Cleveland (twice) to sing our songs for us. We also tricked him into adding guitars to Last Minutes. We also tricked Scott Schulman into crafting the album art for us.
released 01 May 2013
Paper Leviathan was recorded primarily in November 2012 at Bad Back Studios in Cleveland, Ohio. Vocals were captured over a few nights in December 2012 and January 2013. This recording was engineered, mixed, and mastered by Mr. Dave Johnson in just under thirty-five hours of studio time.
The drums on this recording were performed by Mr. Jason Craig. Mr. Kyle Childers was joined by Mr. Keith Luchka in the playing of electric guitars on this album. Mr. Jason Luchka performed the electric bass guitar, in addition to providing backing vocals, some additional electric guitar, and electronically synthesized tones by way of a Moog synthesizer. The honorable Jon Reider is responsible for all lead vocals and the lead electric guitar on the song, Last Minutes. All songs by tGDM, with lyrical input by Mr. Jon Reider. Mr. Scott Schulman (skaght.com
) created the digital collage that makes up the cover of this EP, while Jason Luchka completed the layout.
The Gingerdead Men thank Jon Reider for making this EP a reality and Dave Johnson for making us sound awesome. We also thank Shaun Yanovich for four wonderful years at the helm, Ryan Boehm for helping us out of a jam, Scott for the artwork, and we thank you for listening and spreading the word.