CONSTRUCTION RUINS
02.2020




All design, printing, packaging, animations, and videos by Erik Pedersen.
All songs written & recorded by Chad McGaw.
Produced by Drum Machine Editions & Chad McGaw.



Handsome Pants is the ongoing home recorded music project of Chad McGaw, a Pennsylvania native and English teacher by day who relocated to Denver in 2015. Construction Ruins is his 20th album, collecting material recorded in his first Denver apartment, 777 Ash Street. He currently resides in his second Denver apartment.

RELEASE DATE: 16 February 2020
LABEL: Drum Machine Editions
FORMAT: digital and limited edition cassette
PROCESS: pad printing (cassettes) and risography (inserts)
PAPER: FPC Speckletone Starch White, 80#T 
INK COLORS: black, medium blue
FOLDOUT POSTER DIMENSIONS: 8” x 12.5”
EDITION SIZE: 100
CATALOG NUMBER: DME-001



Tape duplication & pad printing by Analog Media Technologies Inc, Verdun, QC, Canada.

Duplicated in real time to super ferro music-grade tape. Light peach cassette shells with one hit of black ink. Comes packaged in a clear Norelco case with riso printed album art and foldout liner notes.






Music Videos


“DARK PATTERN” (trailer) | digitally manipulated archival footage, 1:00, 2020.



CONSTRUCTION RUINS cassette drop | digital video, 1:00, 2020. Features the track “TOWARDS THE SETTING SUN.”




Stream the full album on Bandcamp and buy a copy on the Drum Machine Editions webshop.


Mark