Daily Thumbprint Collection
Daily Thumbprint Collection is a solo album by drummer Caleb Dolister. The album consists of several songs that have been worked, reworked, and then reworked again - some taking as long as 5 years. The initial sound is similar to that of a Downtempo, NuJazz, or Instrumental Indi-Rock album. It seems to be electronic-sounding, containing many ambient background sounds and fluid melodic synth-bass lines. But very quickly, the music starts becoming too unpredictable to be just another mix or loop based album... Many albums in the semi-electronic genre consist of live instruments played with sampled drum samples or loops. This album is the opposite: live drums. Approaching the album in this way seems to have given Caleb Dolister's solo project a unique sense of life. It's not just an electronic solo album - the life in the rhythms give it the energy of a rock album. For the listener - it presents itself very much like a personal soundtrack, but will surprise you with ferocious percussive energy and performance throughout.