"Do you check into a hotel? Or does the hotel condition check into you?" writes Wayne Koestenbaum in Hotel Theory, a collection positioning the hotel room as a space for possibility. Consider it a companion piece to Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales' Room 29, a meditation on the relationship between hotel and guest, comprised of piano, voice, bits of strings from the Kaiser Quartett, and sound effects. Of course, these seemingly blank slates still hold memories and emotions, and that's where this collaboration gets interesting.
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