Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo shares 2,655 unheard demos for his “web programming class final project”

The demos are taken from both Cuomo's and Weezer's lengthy discography

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has shared a whopping 2655 previously unheard demos via a new web market page.

Cuomo took to Twitter to announce the material as his final project of his “web programming class”, which he’s currently completing via online non-profit learning platform edX.

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The demos are taken from both Cuomo’s and Weezer’s lengthy discography, and are separated into bundles spanning years of Cuomo’s musical career.

A short preview and explanation of some bundles can be heard on the web page, narrated by Cuomo himself.

While each bundle is being sold at a flat rate of USD $9 (£6.70), the number of tracks in each package significantly vary.

The shortest, a master session of ‘Gravity Will Bring You Down’, runs just over 15 minutes, while ‘Alone XI: The EWBAITE Years’, contains 1113 demos and has a runtime of 38 hours and 25 minutes.

Cuomo also posted an explanation/buyer beware on the page, noting that any demo may have “silence”, be “wildly inappropriate”, or might just be “me rambling, talking, making sounds”.

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He also added that buyers could receive additional content as he discovers more old demos in his backlog.

“On the bright side, I realized I can add files to the dropbox folders after they’ve gone on sale,” Cuomo explained.

“That means you can re-download the bundle, or the specific files, and get additional content as I discover it. Very cool.”

 

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