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Esthers Arresters

ARTIST’S STATEMENT: “ESTHERS ARRESTERS” BY BLINDING STANDSTILL As a result of frequent boil water advisory calls from the City of Asheville, drummer/producer Dave Hamilton became familiar with the phone number. He got the idea to sample the greeting “This is a message from the City of Asheville” to use in a future project. One day, as he was playing drums through effects, he got a call from that number, so he put the phone on speaker and hit record on a recent tracking session. “I did not expect Esther’s message,” he admits of Mayor Manheimer’s recorded statement announcing a curfew …

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