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Once Upon A Time In The Midwest

by Vardo

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    Limited Deluxe Edition faux "vinyl" CD in a letter-pressed chipboard sleeve with a double-sided, 9.5" x 14.25", full-color poster featuring artwork by Kevin Loesch.

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Rise 02:34
Showdown 01:28
Sundown 01:35
Ride 05:14


The long-anticipated debut album from Vardo. Join us on the most epic sonic adventure this side of the Mississippi! #HEAH!


released May 11, 2018

Kenebula Records Presents: A Recording By Vardo “Once Upon A Time In The Midwest”

Starring Chad Canfield, Aileen DeJesus, Brian Grimm, Kimberly Hetelle, Ian Stewart, Nate Tatem, Valerie Usalis, Victoria Vazquez, and Professor Pinkerton Xyloma

Written and Produced by Chad Canfield • Recorded and Edited throughout the Midwest by Nate Tatem and Chad Canfield • Additional Recording by Erik Mathews, Sean McMahon and Jack Sayre • Mixed and Mastered by Sean McMahon • Artwork by Kevin Loesch • Album Design by Aileen DeJesus (Atoxicdream Design)

Special Thanks to “The Bass With No Name”, Eric Larson (TeslaCon), Doug Olson, Chris Vrenna, Dan Harjung, Madison Media Institute, Joe Colossa (AL. Ringling Mansion), Lyle Failes, Evan Weisrock, Brent Haremza (BLXP), Michael T. Determan, Dr. Alena Holmes, Zach Guyette, Caleb Hardy, Jason Usalis, Thomas Beaman, Leonid Nenashev (Red Square Audio), Shawn McLoughlin (Audio Biz Inc.), Tim Feret (Music Center Inc.), Sooper Dooper, our kith, and our kin • © 2018 Kenebula Records

1. Rise
2. Showdown
3. Sundown
4. Ride
5. Nightmares and Daydreams

Run-time: Approximately 17:23


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Vardo Baraboo, Wisconsin

Join us as we embark on a journey around the world in our musical vardo.

Vardo is proudly sponsored by TeslaCon.

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