Peter Kerlin

Real Name:
Peter Nye Kerlin
Profile:
Peter Kerlin is a composer, bassist, occasional video maker and teacher from Brooklyn. His band, Peter Kerlin Octet ‘s album,Salamander was released on Innova Recordings in Nov 2013, was featured on WNYC’s New Sounds. Host John Schaefer called it ”ambitious”. He is the bass player of Solar Motel Band, led by Chris Forsyth which John Mulvey of Uncut wrote ” I am struggling to think of a band I’d like to see more right now.” With Christy & Emily(KLANGBAD, The Social Registry) Kerlin has toured extensively in Europe and recorded their Album “Tic-Tac-Toe” with Hans-Joachim Irmler(Faust); Kerlin’s trio, Source of Yellow, who’s release The Said(Twin Lakes Records, 2012) garnered praise around the web; and Chris Forsyth’s Paranoid Cat Band, who’s LP, Paranoid Cat(Family Vineyard, 2011) Kerlin engineered. Kerlin’s 2010 album, Snake Eats Electric Blanket, featured and outstanding lineup of intrepid musicians: Chris Forsyth, Mike Pride, Nate Wooley, Emily Manzo, and Chris Peck. Kerlin is a member of the experimental electroacoustic band, Christmas Decorations(Wodger), with whom he has recorded four albums since 2006. He was a longtime member of The Holy Childhood, touring extensively throughout the US from 2000 to 2003. In their LP, Up With What I’m Down With, Greil Marcus described “a cracked vision in this sprawling music”. Kerlin played on Ted Leo’s seminal 2001 album,Tyranny of Distance, which Pitchfork called “one of the best pop albums of the year.” Kerlin worked with, pianist, Emily Manzo creating the soundtrack for the feature film The Rooms(2010), by Paul Rowly and Tim Blue, which showed internationally and was subsequently purchased by The Centre Pompidou. Kerlin’s short film Cenozoan Warp(2011) was shown in a three night run at Henry Street Settlement as part of Catch 45. His collaborative video with his wife, Anna Sperber, Between Scans(2008), was featured in Triple Canopy (Issue 5) and recently was included in their print anthology Invalid Format, Vol 2 (2012). Kerlin’s work in the dance world as composer and video designer has seen collaborations with dance artists: Anna Sperber, Diana Crum, Topiary Samuel, Miguel Gutierrez, Beth Gil and Andrew Dinwiddie; performing at Dance Theater Workshop, Dixson Place, Abrons Art Center/Henry Street Settlement, Danspace Project, Joyce SoHo, and many others. Kerlin participated in the 2008 Monitor Del Arte Digital festival, Guadalajara, MX
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Peter Kerlin Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

GERN048 Peter Kerlin - Up With What I'm Down With album art The Holy Childhood The Holy Childhood - Up With What I'm Down With(LP, Album) Gern Blandsten GERN048 US 2000 Sell This Version
Peter Kerlin - The Tyranny Of Distance album art Ted Leo / Pharmacists M¥ Vien Ilin (as Fretless Pete Kerlin) and 1 more… Ted Leo / Pharmacists - The Tyranny Of Distance (Album) Lookout! Records US 2001 Sell This Version
PR310105CD Peter Kerlin - Overnight album art Chessie Cross Harbor Interchange Chessie - Overnight(CD, Album) Plug Research PR310105CD US 2001 Sell This Version
KLANGBAD 60CD Peter Kerlin - Tic-Tac-Toe album art Christy & Emily Christy & Emily - Tic-Tac-Toe(CD, Album, Promo) Klangbad KLANGBAD 60CD Germany 2011 Sell This Version
SOY-001 Peter Kerlin - Source Of Yellow album art Source Of Yellow Source Of Yellow - Source Of Yellow(LP) Twin Lakes Records SOY-001 US 2012 Sell This Version
Peter Kerlin - Solar Motel album art Chris Forsyth Chris Forsyth - Solar Motel (Album) Paradise Of Bachelors US 2013 Sell This Version
innova 879 Peter Kerlin - Salamander album art Peter Kerlin Octet Wanna Let The Bell Tower Ring and 4 more… Peter Kerlin Octet - Salamander(CD, Album) Innova Recordings innova 879 USA & Canada 2013 Sell This Version
Peter Kerlin - Intensity Ghost album art Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band - Intensity Ghost (Album) No Quarter US 2014 Sell This Version
NOQ049-2 Peter Kerlin - The Rarity Of Experience album art Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band - The Rarity Of Experience(2xCD, Album) No Quarter NOQ049-2 US 2016 Sell This Version
Peter Kerlin - Sunwatchers album art Sunwatchers Sunwatchers - Sunwatchers (Album, Single) Castle Face US 2016 Sell This Version
NOQ055-1 Peter Kerlin - Dreaming In The Non-Dream album art Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band - Dreaming In The Non-Dream(LP, Album) No Quarter NOQ055-1 USA & Europe 2017 Sell This Version
none Peter Kerlin - Sun Worship album art Sunwatchers Sunwatchers - Sun Worship(CDr, Album, Ltd) Not On Label (Sunwatchers Self-released) none US 2017 Sell This Version
NOQ055.5 Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band The Balad Of Freer Hollow > Whip > Sister Ray > Freer and 1 more… Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band - Live At Solar Motel(Cass, Ltd) No Quarter NOQ055.5 US 2017 Sell This Version
Peter Kerlin - Sunwatchers II album art Sunwatchers Sunwatchers - Sunwatchers II (Album) Trouble In Mind US 2018 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Wodger 5 Peter Kerlin - Oomycota album art Christmas Decorations Christmas Decorations - Oomycota(LP) Wodger Wodger 5 US 2009 Sell This Version
innova 879 Peter Kerlin - Salamander album art Peter Kerlin Octet Wanna Let The Bell Tower Ring and 4 more… Peter Kerlin Octet - Salamander(CD, Album) Innova Recordings innova 879 USA & Canada 2013 Sell This Version

Technical

FV80 Peter Kerlin - Paranoid Cat album art Chris Forsyth Chris Forsyth - Paranoid Cat(LP, Album, Ltd) Family Vineyard FV80 US 2011 Sell This Version

Visual

Peter Kerlin - Sunwatchers album art Sunwatchers Sunwatchers - Sunwatchers (Album, Single) Castle Face US 2016 Sell This Version
Peter Kerlin - Sunwatchers II album art Sunwatchers Sunwatchers - Sunwatchers II (Album) Trouble In Mind US 2018 Sell This Version