The Rumor (20th Anniversary)

We have remixed and remastered The Rumor so that it might sound closer to its original intent. 

We commissioned local artist, friend, scene builder, Jamie Woolford for this task. 

We did not try to mimic the original mix of Bob Hoag (Flying Blanket Recording), we simply put it in the hands of a talented craftsman, provided our input, trusted his process and invited him to make the record a part of himself. Jamie has given The Rumor clarity and new life! 

We are considering a vinyl release, but pre-orders would be required to motivate this daunting task. (contact)

Frankly, "correcting" the album sonically has been a very therapeutic process (The band was never happy with the final mix, by no fault of Bob's, but a label disagreement/misalignment), and we're simply excited to let everyone hear it!

September 10, 2022 

Note: A compilation of our favorite artists covering Rumor songs will accompany the re-release. 


Preparatory to the Rumor release, we will be dropping a couple Before Braille singles. 

First: SPANISH DAGGER, remixed and remastered for your pleasure. 

Second, Third and Fourth: The SECRET Trilogy. SECRET NO.7, 8 and 9. All remixed and remastered as well. 

More to follow. You can see them here.

Read The Rumor Reissue story 

The Rumor was written and performed by 
David Paul Jensen 
Hans Louis Ringger 
Braden Duane McCall 
Brandon Jacob Smith 
Dan Kelly Reed 

Special appearances by 
Robert Dean Hoag, III 
Rajiv Divyang Patel


10 SEPT 2022


The Rumor was written and performed by David Paul Jensen, Hans Louis Ringger, Braden Duane McCall, Brandon Jacob Smith, Dan Kelly Reed. Produced by Bob Hoag @ Flying Blanket, 2002.




The Spanish Dagger

Secret No.7

Secret No.8

Secret No.9