This is the debut album by The Black Penguins called, “Mark it Zero”. It was recorded from Feb 20th to Feb 25th, 2011 at warehouse #37 Gasoline Alley Chico, CA. It was cold, damp and noisy. Recording was done off and on over 5 days, including setting everything up and breaking it down, with additional recording, mixing and editing at home.
This album was recorded using a 2010 Mac Pro, 1 FastTrack Ultra 8R, Shure Mics, Pro Tools M-Audio, Ableton Live 8, GarageBand, Zoom H2 and Eric’s iPhone 3gs.
Al Carter … Drums, noises
Dave Emmert … Bass, noises
Eric Toledo … Guitar, samples, keys, programming, noises