Soft Abuse


The Deadnotes

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“The Deadnotes enjoy playing two notes on three instruments for one minute… and are partial to a good pasta. There is not much more to say really.” – Leighton Craig

The Deadnotes:
Stuart Busby
Eugene Carchesio
Leighton Craig
Sandra Selig



  • The Deadnotes CDR (2006, Kindling)
  • Live CDR (2008, Kindling)
  • Orange Trumpet LP (2009, Soft Abuse)

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