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Sun Shot is the working title of Assembly of Dust's new studio release.  It features 9 brand new songs and 4 never recorded
Sun Shot is the working title of Assembly of Dust's new studio release. It features 9 brand new songs and 4 never recorded
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New Live Album From Assembly Of Dust - "Tales From The Oregon Trail"


Greetings From Reid


Its been a great long while since I have reached out through Kickstarter.  I hope this note finds you all well and thriving as spring rolls in.  As many of you know from my musings on social media I moved to Northern California a year ago.  While I miss my people on the east coast I gotta say California is pretty rockin.  Putting aside the the most obvious good weather factor if nothing else my "Bohemian Hobo Chic" wardrobe is much more appropriate in NoCal than it is in NYC. Fear not though I have not forgotten about my roots in the Northeast - we will be gigging in the NE in Sept if not before.

Sunshot - Revisited


Sunshot was a ragging success and it started with your support.  We have given away more than 50,000 copies of the album for free.  As an aside its still available for free HERE. Note: It works best on web vs mobile.  Sunshot is also available on all major music stores (Apple, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify, AOD Web Store) Looking back through the lens of time it was hands down the most fun recording process I have ever been involved in because you guys - our fans and friends - were so intimately involved. So in case I didn't say this loud enough or clear enough in the days since - THANK YOU GUYS - you are facemeltingly good to us!

Tales From The Oregon Trail

In December 2014 we did a run of shows on the west coast.  We did a multi track recording of the show from Portland Oregon on 12-12-14. It was a high energy face melting folk rockin night.  Tales From The Oregon Trail is 10 songs pulled from the energy in the air that evening. 8 songs are full band with special guest Mark Karan - of Ratdog fame. 2 are just me strumming solo on the old guitar.  With Sunshot we intentionally tried to make more of a sparse singer songwriter record.  Less rock and more folk. We're thrilled with the way it turned out. You can't make the same record over and over again without feeling (and sounding) stale. . It would be  like eating steak every night for dinner - one needs some fiber in the diet.  To that end the production quality, the song selection, the intimacy and touch of the playing achieved what we set out to do. Mission accomplished BUT one must have the proverbial steak!  Sans the two acoustic tracks at the end of the recording Tales From The Oregon Trail is a full blown Jamband record. Bring it hippies!  If your sick of my "I have a soul of a flower" singer songwriter rap press pause on Downton Abbey, and listen to this bad boy loud you are going to dig it.  Why? Because Adam Terrell, John Leccese, Jason Crosby, Dave Diamond and special guest Mark Karen are BLAZING musicians and they go ape shit on this recording. Its available now to stream on Soundcloud for free, will be available for download in select "heady" stores on 4/20 and in all digital music stores May 3. Below is a bunch of info and propaganda.  Have a look see and a listen.  Sharing is caring - you guys are our life blood - to the extend that you feel comfortable and inspired please  share with your friends and family via social media, email and/or smoke signal.  Lastly if you want to say yo or reach out to me personally you can hit me at or my public Facebook Page.  Might be some lag time but I will get back to you.

Rock Steady Guys

Yours in Face Melting 

Reid Reinhold Genauer

Tales From The Oregon Trail

Recorded Mixed and Mastered by John Coretto. Recorded at Mississippi Studios Portland, OR. Mixed and Mastered at Thundering Sky Studio - South Berwick, ME 


Tales From Oregon Trail Press: Here are links to what the press is saying fun to have a look see.  I liked what Live For Live Music had to say...


APRIL 21, 2016

  • Redwood City, CA 
  • Club Fox 8:00pm. 
  •  $18/$20. 21+ 

 APRIL 22, 2016 

  • Crystal Bay, NV 
  •  Crystal Bay Crown Room 10:00pm. 
  •  FREE. 21+ 

 APRIL 23, 2016

  • San Rafael, CA 
  • Terrapin Crossroads 
  •  8:00pm. $20. 16+ 

 JUNE 24 & 25

  • 2016 Chicago, IL 
  •  (Phish after-party) Martyrs' 
  • 11:00pm. $20. 21+ 

 JULY 16, 2016

  • Denver, CO Cervantes’ Masterpiece 
  •  9:00pm. 
  • $15/$20. 16+ 


  • New York, -TBD
  • Philadelphia -TBD
  • Washington, DC. -TBD


Whisky Tasting and Song Writing Session


Whisky Tasting and Songwriter Session

For those who signed up for the Whisky Tasting or the Song Writing Session please plan on 

  • April 11th in NYC for Whisky Tasting
  • April 12th in NYC (daytime) for Songwriting Session
  • Note: We are at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC on the 12th of April so...


Here is a Soundboard Matrix Mix of the Denver Show. Happy listening.


Here is a picture of Reid's failed attempts at writing his own lyrics down.  RuhRoe Shaggy.

Rock Steady

- Team AOD

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Sharing Is Caring - Help Us Spread The Love.


So close!  We signed over 400 CDs and Posters this weekend.  The package looks great.  We can't wait to share it with you.  In the mean time please help us achieve our aim of bringing AODs music with as many people as we can by sharing the premier of our new song/single "Mrs What You Are" with your friends and family by forwarding this email or posting this link to Facebook or Twitter.

You will hear from us in the next 2 weeks when the packages go out.  Stay tuned.  Rock Steady Eddy!

Warmest Regards,

Reid "Reinstone" Genauer


Sun Shot Update

Sun Shot Update


We are putting the final pieces together.  Reid has some outstanding calls to make and answering machine messages and we have a a couple events to plan but with the acception of the solo acoustic show everything is produced and getting sorted.  So the big question when exactly will I get my AOD schwag?  Good question!  The answer is very soon. The "focus track" or single is going to start getting played on the radio Feb 4. See the picture of the radio mailing below. It went to like 250 stations around the country. Someone  commented on Facebook that they were surprised you still need to do a mailing in this day and age.  It is surprising and the truth is we do send the radio stations a download but somehow the download tends to be a knock on the door and the CD is like the arrival! Keep your ears posted (for those who still listen to radio).   AOD will also be doing a live performance on Sirius JamOn later in the spring. Details to follow.

We are going to have the band sign a bunch of CDs and posters this weekend and once we get the solo acoustic music in hand we will turn that around quickly.  Exact date still TBD but plan on it before the end of Feb.  We will let you know as soon as we start the mailings.  Thanks for your support and patience.  In the mean time take a minute to check out the links below:

Recent Show From Breckenridge Colorado (Matrix Soundboard Mix)

Multi track and multi camera recording from the recent Denver show:

Rock Steady

-Team AOD

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Tour Dates - come and get 'em


Looking forward to seeing you at a show soon.  Please take a moment to peruse our dates

In case you missed it here is a tasty soundboard recording from our recent show at the 8x10 in Baltimore MD.

Happy Holidays

Rock Steady

-Team AOD