Man Made Hill has been festering in the greasy underground of Planet Ontario since the Northeastern blackout of 2003, and currently keeps in the blue-collar stronghold of the Hammer-zone. This one-man freak machine has hitherto been compelled by Randy Gagne, and has seen a continually mutating public persona that originated in the basement murk of the noise tape scene, and has since naturally blossomed into a modern-day maniacal pop performance artist. Utilizing vivid character exploration, pan-sensorial poetics, and probing the depths of the entertainment world, Man Made Hill has honed a unique combination that mingles Experimental pop, delusional funk, and an obsession with soundtrack music. All cryptically narrated with his patented ghoulish crooning, and a desperate dance in the face of existential dread. Having reached a logical turning point after labouring away for 20+ albums, Man Made Hill has now emerged for his first sustained, and intensive collaboration in a professional studio setting with producer Jeremy Greenspan ( Junior Boys / Jessy Lanza). What started as a gentleman’s agreement between Randy and Jeremy – Studio time in exchange for manual labour in the building of Greenspan’s…more
released July 15, 2022
Man Made Hill is Randy Gagne. Produced, mixed, and mastered by Jeremy Greenspan at Barton Building, Hamilton – Planet Ontario 2020-2022. Lyrics by Randy Gagne. “Less than Garbage” – vocals by Corpusse. “Toilet Prayer” – Synth and Bass by Charlie Murray, and Lyrics by Sebastian Butt. Art and Layout by Seth Graham. Special thanks to Greg Jones. Orange Milk 2022.