On Too Dark to See the Sky, Dialectic explores life in the age of COVID-19, the creation and destruction of family, and the aging and death of loved ones. And, of course, the band touches on themes of love lost and emergent.

‘We drew on a lot of different experiences and music and musings to make something that, to us, feels new and exciting and timeless all at once,’ says Ying-sun Ho, the band’s songwriter and frontman. ‘I really think people are going to connect with these songs.’

Dialectic recorded and mixed the EP at Tiny Telephone Recording with producer Beau Sorenson. This is their first time working with Sorenson, but certainly not the last.

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released 8 september 2023

songs by ying-sun ho

ying-sun ho: vocals, guitars, programming
mario trigueros: vocals
ian kim: vocals
andrew pelletier: bass, mini moog, vocals
jason slota: drums, percussion, vibraphone
ciara mcallister: organ, piano, fender rhodes, wurlitzer, synthesizers, vocals
will skinner: trumpet, flugelhorn
chris palowitch: trombone
lewis patzner: cello
beau sorenson: programming, synthesizers

produced, engineered, and mixed by beau sorenson at tiny telephone recording
mastered by john greenham at clearlight mastering

cover painting by jamaica dyer

℗2023 THWIP! Music. ©2023 ying-sun ho, except track 2, ©2004, 2023 ying-sun ho.
all rights reserved. unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.