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A Hound at the Hem

by Slim Twig

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A Hound at the Hem, a narrative album by Slim Twig.

with Louis Percival & others...
& String Arrangements by Owen Pallett.

Originally released in 2012 on Calico Corp. Reissued in 2014 by DFA Records.


released October 28, 2014

A Hound At The Hem was written & produced by Slim Twig at The Gas Station.

Additional dubbing & mixing done at 388, and at home by Slim Twig. September 2010 – November 2011. Except Shroud By The Sheetful mixed by Carl Didur.

All Songs by Slim Twig, 2012.
Except Shroud By The Sheetful, written by Carl Didur & Slim Twig.

Arrangement and mixing consultation by Louis Percival.

Mastered by Sarah Register at the Lodge, NYC.

Slim Twig Band on this record:

Louis Percival – Drums & Bass
Carl Didur – Harpsichord, Piano, Organ, Synth
Tim Westberg – Vocals, Vocal arrangement on Widow Were You Younger, Hover on A Sliver
Slim Twig – Vocals, Piano, Organ, Synth, Guitar, Harpsichord, Mellotron, Drums


Meg Remy – Vocals on Clerical Collar & Widow Were You Younger
Colin Fisher – Saxophone on All This Wanting, Hover On A Sliver & Maintain The Charade
Tilman Lewis – Cello on Shroud By The Sheetful

String arrangements by Owen Pallet, performed by the St. Kitts String Quartet:

Bethany Bergman – Violin
Jenny Thompson – Violin
Karen Moffat – Viola
John Marshman – Cello

Strings Recorded by Paul Hodge at the Music Gallery, and by James Anderson at 6 Nassau.



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Slim Twig Toronto

Slim Twig is the name of a man, not of a band - though he has played as a group.

Slim Twig is based in Toronto and is concerned with the recording and performing of popular psychedelic music, & vibe generation.

Mr. Twig has also produced albums for U.S. Girls, and co-runs the record label Calico Corp with Meg Remy of that band.

He is involved in other various bands and projects around Toronto.
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