me, u, bugs, my mom...idk...are you with me?
the baddest of the bad.
the mean bastards.
released November 4, 2016
All songs written/recorded by Swampwalk 'cept Look Up, the homie Moemaw Naedon wrote those verses. Amen.
Cover Art by Ronnie Hicks
To my dad Joe Hale for letting me use his practice space as a studio space and letting me drink his beers and always emptying the dehumidifier and also for instilling a love of writing music and giving the middle finger to the man.
To my mom Jeri Hale for letting me come home and just always being there for me.
To my sister Heather Hale for being my rock and inspiring me with her tenacity and dedication and always being there to listen to me cry and laugh and be cranky. Teaching me to be strong in the real way.
To my little sister Mariah the mar bar Hale for making me realize chiptunes were a thing and giving me my first LSDJ cart and helping me enter the terminal #bannister
To Moemaw Naedon for being the first official feature on a Swampwalk track and for just generally understanding my weird ass.
To Doc Lvly for pushing me and encouraging me and modding my shit and bein my technician and taking my pictures.
To Soy Sos for encouraging me and guiding me and reminding me to keep building.
To the Pittsburgh Producers Meetup! for providing a space to share tracks and feedback.
To Jordan Taylor for being my personal Ableton dictionary.
To The Lopez for believing me and encouraging me and always lookin out.
To Donny, Brett, Jackson, Livy and everyone else who’s ever put me on a show and had to deal with the aftermath.
To Ronnie Hicks for understanding my friendship with aliens.
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