Music

Patrick and Niko Friesen write text, compose and record music together under the record label Paper Shoes. The two released a three-track package in 2022 called Old Man, Shaking His Rattle and in 2019 a CD called Buson’s Bell. They are available through Bandcamp and all music streaming services.

Buson’s Bell is a full-length record of poetry and music collaborations: The words and voice of Patrick Friesen along with the musical composition and production of Niko Friesen (father and son). Available on all streaming services. Video by Ryan Flowers [also featuring a short clip of the burning house footage from ‘The Sacrifice’ by Andrei Tarkovsky (1986)]