Elephant Micah is a musical band or stage name of southern Indiana songwriter and t Joseph O'Connell. Recording mostly at home, O’Connell has produced an eclectic body of work since beginning the project in 2000. O'Connell has released recordings with BlueSanct Records, the Time-Lag Records, and a number of other very small labels
The Untied States of Elephant Micah is the second album by Indiana lo-fi/indie musician Joe O'Connell, . Originally released on CD-R by Orphanology in September 2002, it was officially released on BlueSanct Records in February, 2004. Only 52 copies of the original CD-R were made, and it included 3 live recordings which are not on the reissue.
A second album of sorts, Untied States of Elephant Micah is, as sole band figure Joe O'Connell puts it in the liner notes, a compilation of for-release songs that "were taking up too much space in my brain. A drastically limited release - something like 32 copies total - meant that this would always be one for the fans straight-up, and it functions as that through and through; it's an enjoyable peek into Elephant Micah's take on things for those already interested. It's a generous one as well, clocking in at just under an hour for 15 songs.
The Untied States of Elephant Micah.
Elephant Micah is Joe O'Connell, a home recordist who plays modest songs in a wash of reverb with a surprisingly small array of instruments considering the variety found in this collection of songs. Orphanology (ORPHAN007) digital release 18 June 2012 . The Untied States of Elephant Micah. this collection is a yard sale of songs. you only write a song once and then must either store it away or pass it on to someone else. these were taking up too much space in my brain. all tracks are slightly used and some are thoroughly worn. some come from the earliest EM demos, about two years ago, and a couple will. Studio album by Elephant Micah. September, 2002, February, 2004 (re-release).