Below each trudging riff and well beyond the dense ashes of the low-end, a grinding melody appears -- the core essence of Big Jesus. This draped out wall of sinister melodrama wasn't constructed over night.
Atlanta, GA native, C.J. Ridings, was stretching into a new solo studio project. A rough demo of the track "Black Flies" with Ridings playing all instruments became the currency to expand the vision.
The pace of writing and recording their self-titled debut EP was one of leisure. The few days of writing would yield a four-month break, a chance to step away before ideas became clutter. The band recorded at Southern Tracks (...[more]