Tate's music, studio, engineering, open source, permaculture and regenerative ecology web presence

Here you will find information about my music, my studio work, open source, permaculture and regenerative ecology.
I have years of experience as a recording engineer and I'm available to record or mix your project. You can read about me here, listen to my music here and read about my studio here. Feel free to contact me at any time.

Recording from recent show…

September 6, 2014

FMRL Presents a Spectrum of Guitar


Line-up order:
Tate Eskew – Set starts at 0:00
Tashi Dorji – Set starts at 22:28
Sir Richard Bishop – Set starts at 1:00:20

Special thanks to Chris Davis, Emily Holt, Amy Eskew, Scott Spiedel, Brian Murphree, and Ernie Paik. Also to Emma and Yazoo Brewing Co. for their arts patronage.

New album out…

March 19, 2014

My newest release, oldowan, has been released on Functional Equivalent Recordings. You can buy a limited edition cassette (48 of them made), which is an imprinted cassette within a black muscletone custom case and comes inside of a drawstring burlap bag.

Tate Eskew explores minimalist guitar drone in two 11 minute pieces with the release of “oldowan”. Exploration of regenerative ecology and indigenous culture inspired the two compositions. Instances of calm reflectiveness are slowly interrupted by passages of anxiety and moments of contentment.

New EP “oldowan” Artwork and Tracklist

February 6, 2014

Here is the artwork for the new EP I will be releasing soon on cassette and digitally. It’s minimalist guitar drone in 2 pieces with each being 11 minutes long. I have two other releases nearing completion that I hope to get out within the year as well. More on those later. Here’s the artwork and tracklist for the new EP.

Tate Eskew - oldowan album art

  1. Habilis – 11:17
  2. Ergaster – 11:17

Edward Curtis – Bear’s Belly / 1908

January 17, 2014

Edward Curtis - Bear's Belly - 1908

Edward Curtis – Bear’s Belly – 1908

Lawrence Lessig: We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim

April 5, 2013

Lawrence has done wonderful things over the years with Creative Commons.