The Rattling Wall Collective in Dutch was started in the fall of 1999, practicing after hours in a small midwest college town record shop. We wanted to make music, and we all had varied experiences in doing just that. Somehow, something came up missing when working with other people: it was as though some essential qualities that we liked about music weren't there. So we tried to bring them back into the experience. We needed to be good (maybe great), but not precious. Waiting for that perfect gig or recording was just that: waiting, not playing. But that didn't mean we couldn't be good (or great).

PLAY WITH AS MANY PEOPLE AS YOU CAN, DO AS MANY SHOWS AS YOU CAN, RELEASE AS MANY RECORDINGS AS YOU CAN.

It's like the mob: when you're in, you're in for life. If you play with the collective, you're in the collective. But don't ask us for money.
At various times, our membership has included:

  • Matt Borghi
  • Emily Carlson
  • Scott DeRoche
  • Colin Dupree
  • Deon Foster
  • Ernesto Gomez
  • Jon Howard
  • Neil Jendon
  • Bryan Kay
  • Kero
  • Mike Khoury
  • Jason Lantrip
  • Tim Lefevre
  • James Madaski
  • Larry Marotta
  • Tom Meluch
  • Chris Petersen
  • Rob Pleshar
  • Jim Ryan
  • Navjot Singh Sandhu
  • Chuck Sipperley
  • Jason Spoke
  • Randy Sutherland
  • Bill Tennant
  • Chester Winowiecki
  • Wolf

But there's so much more to say, and so many ways to say it. Not now, though...

 
     
 

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or the old hotmail address

 
 

     

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