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The Traveler

  • 2015
  • doubleplusgood records
  • DPG026
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  1. A New Way
  2. Loaded Down With Static
  3. House
  4. Swell
  5. Salvaged
  6. Drowned in Flames
  7. Tevs
  8. Time Capsule
  • All songs performed by Berg/Johnston/Mach, except * by Berg/Heitzman/Mach
  • Artwork by Amy Bambi Wendt
  • Design/Layout by Ben Johnston
  • Recorded between 2004 and 2015 by Carl Amburn and Adam Tucker
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We Built A Fortress On Short Notice

  • 2012
  • doubleplusgood records
  • DPG022
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  1. Rumors
  2. Our Condition
  3. Half Bicycle
  4. Bartertown
  5. In Cowardice
  6. Not Literally
  7. The Ones That We Live Without
  8. Cloudless
  9. Steve Stevens
  10. We Built A Fortress On Short Notice
  • Recorded and mixed by Carl Amburn at The Mousetrap in Norman, OK
  • Produced by self-evident and Carl Amburn
  • Artwork and layout by Ben Johnston
  • All songs written and performed by self-evident
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Live at Sauce / 'The Past' Music Video

  • DVD
  • 2010
  • doubleplusgood records
  • DPG016.5
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  • Produced by Northern Outpost
  • Artwork by Helen Franzen
  • Design/Layout by Ben Johnston and Helen Franzen
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Endings

  • 2009
  • doubleplusgood records
  • DPG016
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  1. Everything All At Once
  2. Holding On
  3. Nonlocality
  4. Before the Beginning
  5. Temporary, Confused
  6. The Future
  7. At Last
  8. Players
  9. Streamlining
  10. Apprentices
  11. The Past
  • Engineered by Carl Amburn at The Mousetrap
  • Artwork by Helen Franzen
  • Design/Layout by Ben Johnston and Helen Franzen
  • All songs written and performed by Self-Evident
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Endings (Japanese Import)

  • 2009
  • Stiff Slack Records
  • STSL-42
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  1. Everything All At Once
  2. Holding On
  3. Nonlocality
  4. Before the Beginning
  5. Temporary, Confused
  6. The Future
  7. At Last
  8. Players
  9. Streamlining
  10. Apprentices
  11. The Past
  12. Terrors*
  13. Decided*
  14. Reiterate*
  • *bonus track for Japanese release
  • Engineered by Carl Amburn at The Mousetrap
  • Artwork by Helen Franzen
  • Design/Layout by Ben Johnston and Helen Franzen
  • All songs written and performed by Self-Evident
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Billions

  • EP
  • 2008
  • stiffslack records
  • STSL-33.5
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  1. Billions
  2. Channels
  3. Theory
  4. See Thomas Howl
  5. Steppin' Out
  • Written, arranged, and performed by Tom Berg, Ben Johnston, and Conrad Mach
  • Recorded in November 2006 by Carl Amburn at The Mousetrap in Norman, OK
  • Mixed in spurts between November 2006 and January 2008 by Carl Amburn
  • Photo and artwork by Takuya Shinkawa
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Self-Evident

  • 2007
  • doubleplusgood records
  • DPG013
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  1. Automatic Lewis
  2. Qat
  3. Tragedy
  4. The Standard
  5. Fraid
  6. Machines
  7. Evolving
  8. Manufactured
  9. Currency
  10. Missing
  11. Word As A Verb
  12. Dear Civilian
  • Written, arranged, and performed by Tom Berg, Ben Johnston, and Conrad Mach
  • Recorded and mixed by Carl Amburn at The Mousetrap in Norman, OK between November 2006 and January 2007
  • Assistant engineering and editing by Jeff Bright
  • Photographs and design by Zach Barocas / Letterbox Creative
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Epistemology

  • 2005
  • doubleplusgood records
  • DPG008
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  1. The Highest Note
  2. Deserve What You Get
  3. Too Comfortable
  4. Set Up
  5. The Disguise
  6. Neither Quarrel Nor Agreement
  7. All Model Showcase
  8. Myth
  9. Self-Evidence
  10. (You Must Be An) Architect?
  • Recorded, mixed and mastered at The Mousetrap in Norman, OK by Carl Amburn between October 2004 and March 2005
  • Album artwork, design and layout by Jesse Pelkey
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Angular

  • 2003
  • Blue Worm Records
  • BWR-0014
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  1. Removed
  2. Hotel Santabear...Invisible Bear
  3. Work In Progress
  4. This Hypothesis
  5. Night Terrors!
  6. Bend
  7. Solidarity
  8. Anti-attitude Attitude
  9. Code Name: Customer
  • Recorded and mixed by Brian Herb and self-evident at Mother Of All Music in Minneapolis, MN from January to March 2003
  • Mastered by Dave Gardner
  • Cover art by Nicole Drilling
  • Layout and design by Charles Pulkrabek
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The Disguise, Deserve What You Get

  • 7 inch
  • 2003
  • Blue Worm Records
  • BWR-0012
  • Out of Print
  1. The Disguise
  2. Deserve What You Get
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Direct

  • EP
  • 2001
  • Blue Worm Records
  • BWR-0009
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  1. No Secret To Anyone
  2. Checks And Balances
  3. A Living Experiment
  4. Lost Cause
  5. Spectator Sport
  6. Sinata
  • These six songs were recorded in September 2001 by Tim Mac in Minneapolis, MN
  • Tom Berg played the bass
  • Brian Heitzman played the drum set
  • Conrad Mach played the guitar
  • Vocals by self-evident
  • Mac played the computer and mixing console, and gunny chased his tail
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What We Sound Like

  • 2000
  • Doom Nibbler Records
  • DNR006
  • Out of Print
  1. What We Sound Like
  2. Opinionated
  3. Plan B
  4. Trained To Walk Fixed Steps
  5. At Least One Thing
  6. Second Robot
  7. Coffee Class
  8. Left Hand Shake
  9. Infernus
  10. Over
  • Recorded and mixed in Minneapolis by Tom Erickson in December 1999 and January 2000
  • Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side, New Jersey
  • Artwork by Brian Turner
  • Photo by Erik Hanson
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The Arrogance Of Common Professionals

  • EP
  • 1999
  • Out of Print
  1. The Arrogance Of Common Professionals
  2. Trained To Walk Fixed Steps
  3. Second Robot
  4. Over (Live)
  • Tracks 1-3 were recorded and mixed by Tom Erickson and self-evident
  • Track 4 was recorded and mixed by Rob Curtis at The Red Sea, Minneapolis