Is And Of The is the project of Drew Bandos, a 20 year old experimental musician from Philadelphia currently studying in Washington DC. Writing journal entries in the form of music, his songs constantly shift from one style to another, drawing influences from the likes of Slowdive, Do Make Say Think and Boards Of Canada. His tracks blend together fingerpicked acoustic melodies, delay-saturated guitars, instruments sampled beyond recognition into ambient soundscapes and a hybrid of programmed and acoustic drumming. The vocal presence ranges from wordless melodies drenched in reverb to spoken word ramblings. The recording process for Is And Of The combines seemingly diametrically opposed techniques. While Drew Bandos obsessively writes, records, and produces alone, he uses a sea of musical friends to add instrumentation in an unrehearsed barrage - often in a single-take. The end result is music with a beauty that seems both obsessed over, and organically created.