Drone not drones. droneroom is the solo project of Blake Edward Conley (Brother Ares, Spoon Thief, Lucy Stoner, the Minor Second, etc). droneroom utilizes loops combining melodies, drones, and prepared guitar techniques as well as snatches of vocals and found sounds to create a repeating yet evolving cascade of ambiance. droneroom began in 2012 as an attempt to chase the various sounds and moods Blake was unable to express in his band projects. In 2014 droneroom released the 'trying to remember what i remember' ep on bandcamp. This ep was recorded to tape via the steady hand of Dylan Simon. 2015 saw the release of the 'piss poor' single recorded by Keith Chandler and released on cassette via Sweet Sounds Records. 2017 promises the release of 'jesus year,' a 5 track song cycle intended to chronicle Blake's 33rd year on this earth. A year which saw much change in Blake's life (divorce, finding new love, relocation). Really the best summation of what Blake does can be found by this review of the piss poor single via We Keep the Neighbor's Up-
Nothing spoiled, wasted, or left to the black blue birds with incredible height, and distance, nothing… Every piece of this body harvested, cured for complete assault. Exhales through muted silhouette without words reaching for remaining body, the rest lies sideways in black frozen creek… Freezing digital, lonely with clear chipped arrow in hand, odd exhausted smoke falls out mouth while wire rests against pale horse. Rotted Tarot with splinters, and without future… Grinding fish to a silver soup studying newspaper romance with old blood background.