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An interesting phenomenon, John Ringhofer phones it in from Berkeley, CA. The man behind the Half-Handed Cloud namesake is as joyful and frugal as his music. An economical thinker, Ringhofer prefers the subway over a taxicab, is a recycler of plastic, a compulsive note-taker, and a habitual optimist. He doodles in the margins of National Geographic magazines, carries several different colored pens, and continues to use an antiquated CD Walkman. When not on tour solo, as the trombonist for Sufjan Stevens' Illinoisemakers, or as the occasional Danielson bassist, he lives rent-free in a church in exchange for his services as a custodian. His music encapsulates his struggle to make sense of his life. In Half-Handed Cloud this is expressed as an all-consuming search for God. Half-Handed Cloud is able to ensconce complicated theological concepts into playground songs without condescending to his subject or to his listener.

Nadav Carmel, WMBR 01/11/2007


You Wouldn't Embarrass Me, Would You?
Foot On The Brake.
Everyone Did What Was Right In Their Own Eyes.
I Got A Letter.
Disaster Will Come Upon You, & You Will Not Know How To Conjure-It Away.
Picnic Few Want To Attend.
Bees Are Trying To Build Their Nest In You.
You Get A Horseshoe.
Once, Twice, Seven Times A Werewolf.
Ten Commandment Tombstone.
Heb. 11:6 [Soul-Junk]
Pressing Into It.
I'm The Blinder.
Animals Are Cut In Two.
We Don't Know How It Grows.

Links Half-Handed Cloud at Asthamtic Kitty Records Half-Handed Cloud on MySpace
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