Big Business: Mind the Drift LP
"Mind the Drift" is the third studio album from Big Business. Jared Waren (Karp) and Coady Willis (Murder City Devils) formed Big Business in 2003 in Seattle, Washington. They released their first two full-length albums in 2005 ("Head For The Shallow") and in 2007 ("Here Come the Waterworks"). At the time of the 2009 "Mind the Drift" release, producer/engineer extraordinaire Toshi Kasai had been playing guitar with Big Business for a while. And in the months before the record was made, Jared and Coady had been touring pretty heavily with the Melvins. “I think we wanted to elevate the songs and make it really grand, like a Queen record,” says Coady. “It’s definitely the hardest record we’ve made to this day. The session was plagued with technical glitches from the get-go, so it felt like we never picked up any momentum. To my memory, it always felt like we were under this insane time crunch every step of the way. So as you can imagine the fun factor was pretty low. I think we learned an important lesson about how we best operate in the studio, and what we needed to have fun and feel creative and comfortable.” Black vinyl in full colour gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeve and digital download coupon.