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  • Phantom Of The Opera Soundtrack Phantom Of The Opera Soundtrack Quick View

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    Phantom Of The Opera Soundtrack

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    The Phantom of the Opera is the soundtrack to the 2004 Andrew Lloyd Webber film-adaptation of the musical, The Phantom of the Opera.


    In 2006, The Phantom of the Opera won the Japan Gold Disc Award for Best Soundtrack Album of the Year. Chart-wise, the album performed fairly well, reaching the top position of Billboard's soundtracks chart as well as the sixteenth position on the Top 200 chart. It was also certified Platinum in the US and Gold in the UK and Greece.

    LP 1
    1. Overture
    2. Think Of Me
    3. Angel Of Music
    4. The Mirror (Angel Of Music)
    5. The Phantom Of The Opera
    6. The Music Of The Night
    7. Prima Donna
    8. All I Ask Of You
    9. All I Ask Of You (Reprise)


    LP 2
    1. Masquerade
    2. Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again
    3. The Point Of No Return
    4. Down Once More / Track Down This Murderer
    5. Learn To Be Lonely

    Various Artists
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    Phantom


    "Madi Diaz Writes The Most Danceable Break Up Record Ever" - LA Weekly


    "We have to say, this change does her good" - Refinery29


    "With infectious structure and an addicting nature, Phantom should quickly find
    its way into an already powerfully, lady-driven indie pop movement, ready to kick
    down the doors of every local scene" - High Voltage


    Indie-pop siren, Madi Diaz's new album Phantom is an open-faced and undeniably honest chronicle of falling
    down, getting back up, and heading to the horizon.


    Phantom was recorded in Madi's newly adopted home of Los Angeles, produced by Nick Ruth (Mikky Ekko,
    Active Child) and mixed by John O'Mahony (Coldplay, Metric, Oh Land) at NYC's famed Electric Lady Studios.
    The album's 11 tracks expand upon Madi's brand of sophisticated indie pop songs, providing a soundtrack
    for adventurous escapades on sweaty dance floors with old friends or late night introspective drives under a
    canopy of stars. Underneath the effervescent pop, her lyrics reveal an emotional through line.

    1. Tomorrow
    2. Stay Together
    3. Mess
    4. Dancing In The Dark
    5. The First Time
    6. Ghost Rider
    7. The Other Side
    8. Pictures
    9. Wide
    10. White Lightning
    11. Ashes
    Madi Diaz
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    Phantom Anthem

    August Burns Red is back with the announcement of a new album, Phantom Anthem, the follow-up to 2015's Found In Far Away Places that took the band to new heights and earned them a Grammy nomination. Phantom Anthem will be released via Fearless Records.
    1. King of Sorrow
    2. Hero of the Half Truth
    3. The Frost
    4. Lifeline
    5. Invisible Enemy
    6. Quake
    7. Coordinates
    8. Generations
    9. Float
    10. Dangerous
    11. Carbon Copy
    August Burns Red
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    Phantom Radio

    Mark Lanegan returns with a full-length album in which he takes a slightly different direction, incorporating drum machines and electronics. Produced and co-written by Alain Johannes (Queens of the Stone Age). British guitarist Duke Garwood assisted with I Am The Wolf, violinist Sietse van Gorkom co-wrote The Killing Season, and Lanegan's girlfriend. Shelley Brien added vocals to the set's Floor of the Ocean.
    1. Harvest Home
    2. Judgement Time
    3. Floor Of The Ocean
    4. The Killing Season
    5. Seventh Day
    6. I Am The Wolf
    7. Torn Red Heart
    8. Waltzing In Blue
    9. The Wild People
    10. Death Trip To Tulsa
    Mark Lanegan Band
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    Phantom Of The Night (Discontinued)

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    Kayak is a well known Prog group from the Netherlands that released multiple albums during the '70s. The band is influenced by bands like Yes, Genesis and Queen, the latter for which Kayak opened a tour in 1974. The band recorded Phantom Of The Night in 1978, introducing a new singer. Their move toward a more poppy sound is apparent on this album, featuring simpler time signatures, synthesized sounds and clean vocals. Their biggest hit proved Ruthless Queen, a slow paced staple on Dutch radio.

    1. Winning Ways
    2. Keep The Change
    3. Ruthless Queen
    4. Crime Of Passion
    5. First Signs Of Spring
    6. Daphne
    7. The Poet And The One Man Band
    8. No Man's Land
    9. Journey Through Time
    10. Phantom Of The Night
    Kayak
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    How To Live With A Phantom

    How to Live with a Phantom is a bold stylistic departure, even for an artist whose career has been defined by them. It is a single-minded exploration of the sounds of 1970s radio pop from around the globe, combining American folk-rock and the evocative Japanese pop music that was influenced by it, but simultaneously referencing everything from French pop to Afro-funk, tropicalia, Krautrock and the lighter side of psychedelia. Most of the songs are built around Sakamoto's hypnotic electric-bass grooves (he learned to play for these recordings), a crisp drum set and bubbling percussion, layered with dreamy guitars and vintage synthesizers, and topped by meticulously arranged female vocal harmonies, horns, and Sakamoto's own languid yet deeply expressive lead vocals. It's a set that's both sun-drenched and full of melancholy, and while the musical references and inspirations may be clear, How to Live with a Phantom is a wholly original album that will connect to a broad spectrum of listeners - from folk and pop aficionados to world music fans, psych-heads and many more.



    We could not be more excited about How to Live with a Phantom as Other Music Recording Co.'s debut full-length, and we know you will be as moved by this record as we are!

    1. In A Phantom Mood
    2. You Just Decided
    3. My Memories Fade
    4. Mask On Mask
    5. A Stick And Slacks
    6. A Gleam Of Hope
    7. Dancing With Pain
    8. Something's Different
    9. How To Live With A Phantom
    10. Small But Enough
    Shintaro Sakamoto
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    Phantom Thread (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

    Jonny Greenwood's score to Paul Thomas Anderson's new feature film, Phantom Thread, is releasing via Nonesuch Records.


    Phantom Thread is set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, where renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants, and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.


    With Phantom Thread, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson paints an illuminating portrait both of an artist on a creative journey and the women who keep his world running. Phantom Thread is Anderson's eighth movie, and his second collaboration with Daniel Day-Lewis. The film's soundtrack includes eighteen compositions by Greenwood. It was recorded in London with a sixty-member string orchestra conducted by Robert Ziegler and is featured more prominently in the film than any of Greenwood's scores have been before. The Phantom Thread score was nominated for Golden Globe and BAFTA awards and has received the Best Score prizes from film critics' associations in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, and St. Louis.


    The composer spoke to Variety about the process of creating a score that reflected the film's romance and glamour: We talked a lot about '50s music, what was popularly heard then as well as what was being written and recorded. Nelson Riddle and Glenn Gould's Bach recordings were the main references. I was interested in the kind of jazz records that toyed with incorporating big string sections; Ben Webster made some good ones. Greenwood continues, The smaller groups, and solo players, work like close-ups [and] not necessarily to accompany [a] visual, but rather, to focus your attention on and make you feel directly engaged with the characters. The bigger orchestral things often worked best for drawing you back to see the bigger situation.


    Anderson and Greenwood's previous collaborations include the soundtrack for Academy Award-winning There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), and Inherent Vice (2014), all released by Nonesuch. Indiewire says of their collaboration: Paul Thomas Anderson fans are well accustomed to how instrumental Jonny Greenwood's music is to the auteur's body of work. Whether it's the foreboding strings in There Will Be Blood or the discordant percussion in The Master, Greenwood's original scores expertly capture Anderson's tones. This fact is especially true in Phantom Thread, which marks the fourth collaboration between Anderson and Greenwood.


    Widely known as the guitarist for Radiohead, Jonny Greenwood is also a highly respected composer. In addition to the Anderson film soundtracks, Nonesuch also released his score for Norwegian Wood, his collaboration with Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, and his performance of Steve Reich's Electric Counterpoint. Most recently, the label released Junun-a collaboration between Greenwood, composer/musician Shye Ben Tzur, and a group of Indian musicians called the Rajasthan Express that was recorded in the fifteenth-century Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, India. Paul Thomas Anderson came along to document the sessions. The resulting impressionistic film, also entitled Junun, debuted at the New York Film Festival, before screening at several other international festivals.

    1. Phantom Thread I
    2. The Hem
    3. Sandalwood I
    4. The Tailor of Fitzrovia
    5. Alma
    6. Boletus Felleus
    7. Phantom Thread II
    8. Catch Hold
    9. Never Cursed
    10. That's As May Be
    11. Phantom Thread III
    12. I'll Follow Tomorrow
    13. House of Woodcock
    14. Sandalwood II
    15. Barbara Rose
    16. Endless Superstition
    17. Phantom Thread IV
    18. For the Hungry Boy
    Jonny Greenwood
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    Displacement (Awaiting Repress)

    Cascading keyboards, unnerving guitars, off-kilter rhythms, and the grotesque lyricism of THE PHANTOM LIMBS forge a grandiose monument on the verge of collapse like a gothic cathedral built on quicksand.


    Their unsettling ilk of carny death rock & punk draws comparisons to The Screamers and Christian Death or contemporaries like the Subtonix, but don't expect today's glut of punks-with-keyboards playing 80s redux! THE PHANTOM LIMBS have carved out a lonesome place for themselves, finding inspiration in Kurt Weill rather than Duran Duran & Culture Club.


    Produced by Dan Rathbun of Sleepytime Gorilla Museum.

    1. Active Verbs
    2. Castanets Cookie
    3. Wrenches And Spoons
    4. Romance
    5. From A Distance
    6. Patience
    7. Ear To The Ground
    8. Turtle Doves
    The Phantom Limbs
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    Strange Friend (Awaiting Repress)

    The Phantom Band are back with their third long player 'Strange Friend', due for release in 2014 and the long-awaited follow-up to 2010s "The Wants'. It's great to finally have all the strange and exotic sounds that have been emanating from their rehearsal room these past gazillion months transform themselves into this 9 track aural extravaganza.
    1. The Wind That Cried The World
    2. Clapshot
    3. Doom Patrol
    4. Atacama
    5. (Invisible) Friends
    6. Sweatbox
    7. No Shoes Blues
    8. Women Of Ghent
    9. Galápagos
    The Phantom Band
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    Where Are We From

    There is protectiveness in the fist that holds a bag of wolf teeth. These incisors are each of the songs held inside Tender Forever's fourth EP. To spend time with this magic while the first of the fall leaves suicide bomb your bare feet, and the cicadas are strangely silent, is like feeling the phantom sting of your own baby wolf fangs where they once bit into your most vulnerable parts.
    1. Where Are We From
    2. The Road Was Unkind
    3. Blue
    4. Wrestle
    5. You Get Into My Face
    6. Runaway
    7. You Have the Woods
    Tender Forever
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    Dead Friends

    Austin, TX's Shawn David McMillen has appeared under his own name via Catfish (Tompkins Square), End Of The City (dnt,abandon ship) and now, Dead Friends (Tompkins Square). Past involvements have included Friday Group, Ash Castles, Max Ochs, Jandek, warmer milks, Tom Carter, Christina Carter, Peter Walker, Ralph White, Starving Weirdos, Steve Gunn, Marc Orleans and more recently Gel Jail with Mikey T and Greg Bachus. Dead Friends is Shawns new slow burning record rendered in amber fidelity. From Phantom Rivers to Sick on Navasota its all here.
    1. Walking Home (At The End of the Night)
    2. For Carrie Brown
    3. The Moth
    4. No Time Left In This Place
    5. Night Train
    6. A Morning With Dead Friends
    7. Frankensteins Kiss
    8. Our Weather
    9. Beladona Along The Brazos
    10. Every Eye
    Shawn David McMillen
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    Water Liars

    Joined by GR Robinson on bass, and fresh off the success of sophomore album Wyoming and the reissue of debut LP Phantom Limb - both released earlier this year - Justin Kinkel-Schuster (vocals, guitar) and Andrew Bryant (drums, vocals) strut into this effort with their feathers out, driven by a need to create. Forget taking years to release a new album; Water Liars don't know how to stop working. These are songs about leaving and staying, about lost fathers and new loves, about distance and memory.
    1. Cannibal
    2. War Paint
    3. I Want Blood
    4. Swannanoa
    5. Let It Breathe
    6. Tolling Bells (For Molina)
    7. Ray Charles Dream
    8. Vespers
    9. Pulp
    10. Last Escape
    11. Turn Me On
    Water Liars
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    Let's Dance Raw (Awaiting Repress)


    Japanese Singer-Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist's
    Follow-up To 2012's How To Live With A Phantom


    Japanese singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Shintaro
    Sakamoto returns with a new full-length, Let's Dance Raw, which
    Other Music Recording Co. (distributed by Fat Possum) releases on
    September 16. The album is the follow-up to Sakamoto's solo debut,
    the otherworldly folk-pop masterpiece How to Live with a Phantom
    (2012, Other Music).


    While How to Live with a Phantom was the first many around the
    globe knew of Sakamoto, he has long been an icon in his homeland,
    having long fronted the psychedelic phenomenon Yura Yura Teikoku,
    a Tokyo-based band that emerged from Koenji's legendary UFO
    Club scene and, across their 20-year trajectory, achieved mainstream
    success throughout the country. Following the group's break-up in
    2010, Sakamoto began working on How to Live with a Phantom, a bold
    stylistic departure that eschewed Yura Yura Teikokou's psychedelic
    freak-outs for a much quieter and harder-to-define sound.


    From first glimpse of the cover of Let's Dance Raw, it's clear that
    once again, we are entering uncharted territory. The record's sleeve,
    painted by Sakamoto, features the artist sitting upon a black throne,
    a steel guitar resting on his knee like a child being protected from
    the ominous mushroom cloud of smoke billowing behind him.
    A grinning skull has replaced Sakamoto's face. This dichotomy of
    bright, innocent beauty and subtle perversity is the essence of Let's
    Dance Raw, with Sakamoto moving even further from the tough
    underground power-trio psychedelic rock of his former band.


    He hinted at the new sound throughout his solo debut, and here
    the music is blown wide open, with the steel guitar as the unifying
    force throughout. Sakamoto purchased and learned how to play the
    instrument just prior to writing and recording Let's Dance Raw, and
    it enriches the post-apocalyptic exotica on these ten songs, fusing
    together the bright and breezy shimmer of Hawaiian slack-key hula
    melodies, the dusty shuffle of southwestern desert blues, and the
    space-age bachelor-pad music of postwar suburban dreamers. The
    result is an album that revisits the soundtracks of musical escapism
    made popular in postwar American and Japanese cultures-and
    deftly updates them.


    It's all anchored by deep, jazzy grooves straight out of a 1970s
    AM radio broadcast, and peppered with flourishes of Brazilian and
    Latin percussion throughout. Atop the music, Sakamoto sings of the
    human race's downfall, the weight of the lyrics made contrastingly
    perverse via duets with robotic vocoder voices and helium-voiced
    cartoon chipmunks cooing in an unsettling fashion alongside him.
    While Sakamoto once again handles the bulk of the instrumental
    duties, faithful drummer and percussionist Yuta Suganuma also
    returns for this set, as well as bassist AYA, on loan from fellow Japanese
    psychedelic explorers OOIOO.

    1. Future Lullaby
    2. Birth Of The Super cult
    3. Extremely Bad Man
    4. Let's Dance Raw
    5. Like An Obligation
    6. Gently Disappear
    7. You Can Be A Robot, Too
    8. Why Can't I Stop?
    9. Never Liked You, But Still Nostalgic
    10. This World Should Be More Wonderful
    Shintaro Sakamoto
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    Dreams

    Dreams is a reissue of Chris Forsyth's second solo album. In 2009 Forsyth pressed up 100 LPs for a European tour and created quite an uproar of approval by the heads who managed to score a copy. Now available again, Dreams rightfully shows Forsyth at the creme of American guitarists who blend masterful skill of country/blues with sometimes violent aggression or mind-bending arrangements.


    Dreams was recorded and mixed between 2007 and 2009 and catches Forsyth in the studio layering acoustic and electric guitars and organ with contributions from his guests, creating four pieces which are full of the raw power and intuitive delicacy that characterizes his live shows still. Dreams crosses free-wheeling minimalist rock balladry and anarcho- improv surrealism with a fearless approach to beauty in a deeply psychedelic landscape. It features contributions from his Peeesseye bandmates Jaime Fennelly (synth on one track) and Fritz Welch (drums and vocals on another) as well as the soaring trumpet work of Nate Wooley and organ, saxophone, and snare drum overdubs by another longtime collaborator of Forsyth's in Phantom Limb & Bison, Shawn Edward Hansen. This is Forsyth's second solo record, preceding Paranoid Cat, which was released by Family Vineyard earlier in 2011.

    1. Soft History Master
    2. String Haters
    3. Longer Warm Afternoon
    4. Dream No.1
    Chris Forsyth
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    Negative Scanner

    Negative Scanner have been destroying rooms in Chicago's vibrant DIY since 2012, earning well-deserved accolades as one of the cities best live bands. Their electrifying debut album finds the band taking on all comers; guitarist/vocalist Rebecca Valeriano-Flores' gutteral howl & lyrics have gained confidence over the course of the band's previous two singles in 2014 (their debut on Trouble In Mind & it 's follow-up on Tall Pat Records). The band (guitarist Matt Revers, bassist Nathan Beaudoin & drummer Tom Cassling) have evolved into a lurching, post-punk tornado furiously spinning into near-chaos but never leaving the band's capable control. The album's opener "Ivy League Asshole" sets the tone - feral & ragged guitars chug over the rhythm section & Flores' manic yelp spits out lyrics borne out of confusion, agression, domination & submission to life, living, lovers & beyond. The album's eleven tracks in 28 minutes fly by the lsitener, threatening whiplash but begging to be replayed. Negative Scanner 's s/t debut was recorded by the band themselves in their practice space, mixed by Mike Lust 's Phantom Mobile Unit & mastered by Australian legend Mikey Young (Total Control/Eddy Current Suppression Ring).
    1. Ivy League Asshole
    2. Criticism
    3. Low
    4. Gone Wild
    5. C.P.D.
    6. Would You Rather?
    7. Planet of Slums
    8. Saturday Night & Sunday Morning
    9. Fane vs. Wild
    10. Forget It
    11. Pity
    Negative Scanner
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    The Thread That Keeps Us

    Over the past two decades, a strong sense of place
    has shaped the music of CALEXICO, infusing their
    albums with a stylistic unpredictability and richness
    of texture. While 2015's Edge of the Sun brought
    the Tucson-bred band to the Mexico City borough
    of Coyoacán, their new full-length The Thread That
    Keeps Us mostly came to life in a house studio near
    the Northern California coast nicknamed "The Phantom
    Ship" by CALEXICO vocalist/guitarist Joey
    Burns and drummer John Convertino.


    Like "End of the World with You," much of The Thread
    That Keeps Us captures the anxieties and unease of
    living in tumultuous times. While the album draws
    a kinetic energy from all that uncertainty, its lyrics
    unfold with a literary nuance and sense of setting
    and character. "Instead of writing straight-up protest
    songs, I want to tell stories," Burns says. Largely
    inspired by his wanderings around Northern California
    during the album's production, the narratives
    embedded in The Thread That Keeps Us reflect on
    displacement, transitory existence, and-in Burns's
    words-"returning to your home after being gone for
    some time and seeing how things have changed, and
    maybe not in the best way."

    1. End of the World With You
    2. Voices in the Field
    3. Bridge to Nowhere
    4. Spinball
    5. Under the Wheels
    6. The Town & Miss Lorraine
    7. Flores y Tamales
    8. Another Space
    9. Unconditional Waltz
    10. Girl in the Forest
    11. Eyes Wide Awake
    12. Dead in the Water
    13. Shortboard
    14. Thrown to the Wild
    15. Music Box
    Calexico
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    Wait To Pleasure

    Wait To Pleasure may not provide you with any new answers about No Joy, but what it does offer is a batch of incredible new songs, the product of the Montreal noise-pop band's first foray in a fully-furnished studio environment.


    Here the band has flourished, delivering their finest set to date, rooted heavily in shoegaze ripcurls and devastating melody, finishing sentences whispered long ago with depth, variance and force. Jasamine White-Gluz, Laura Lloyd and Garland Hastings knock down the fence between nostalgia and modernity, chaos and control, in a perfectly realized work.


    The group recorded its debut album, 2010's Ghost Blonde, in their practice space, using USB microphones, consumer audio equipment, and a laptop. "We had to work under a certain set of circumstances, but we did it entirely on our own," says Laura. "If you listen closely enough to that record, you can hear the radio playing through our amps, and phantom echoes of the Metallica cover band and the No Doubt cover band practicing down the hall from our room."


    Wait To Pleasure found No Joy set loose in Mexican Summer's studio, Gary's Electric, for two weeks in 2012, with producer Jorge Alberecht (Violens, Lansing-Dreiden) at the helm. "We've never really made a record in an actual recording studio," says Laura. "It couldn't have worked out better. Since Gary's is booked by the label staff, we didn't feel any pressure to get the album finished by a set date. We had the time to bring our ideas to the studio and work them out there, along with the songs we'd finished on our own. We got to work on our own schedule, whenever we were ready." Adding piano, keyboards and drum programming to the record helped to color in their sound the way that they wanted. "Our earlier records are purely guitar-based, rock band lineups," Laura adds, "and with Wait To Pleasure we seized the opportunity to change things up a bit."

    1. E
    2. Hare Tarot Lies
    3. Prodigy
    4. Slug Night
    5. Blue Neck Riviera
    6. Lizard Kids
    7. Lunar Phobia
    8. Wrack Attack
    9. Ignored Pets
    10. Pleasure
    11. Uhy Yuoi You
    No Joy
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    Venus On Earth (Awaiting Repress)

    Three albums in the novelty has worn off, but Dengue Fever has smartly chosen to keep evolving. While that means their unquestionably unique offering no longer startles, it's no less riveting -- Venus on Earth is at once the band's most accessible and most varied release.


    A recap: when first heard from in 2003 on their self-titled debut, Dengue Fever was like no other band, a bunch of L.A. hipsters fronted by a Cambodian-born woman, Chhom Nimol, who paid homage to that Asian nation's pre-Pol Pot cheesy psychedelic-cum-lounge-surf-garage pop sound of the '60s/early '70s, music obscure enough that only a tiny handful of Americans could honestly claim to have known the first thing about it -- certainly, the source material spun outside of the orbit of the so-called core world music audience.


    By the second album, 2005's Escape from Dragon House, Dengue Fever had tossed in a few more disparate elements, and with Nimol's high-range vocals riding atop this internationalist admixture and a basic alt-rock sensibility as a guiding force (minus the faux alt-rock attitude), Dengue Fever attracted an audience and garnered critical praise. For Venus on Earth, the mainstream beckons, or comes as close to beckoning as it's ever going to for a band as non-mainstream as Dengue Fever.


    Nimol's vocals are as beguiling as ever, Ethan Holtzman's Farfisa organ still swirls, Zac Holtzman's guitars still chime and chunk, and Paul Dreux Smith's drums clang happily along. With horns provided by David Ralicke and bass from Senon Gaius Williams, Dengue Fever has softened some of the rougher edges, injected some serious soul, and added more swing to their thing. Oceans of Venus could be an outtake from the first B-52's album, Clipped Wings a lost Blondie tune, and Woman in the Shoes is just one of the most cuddly pop songs in ages. The groovelicious Nimol-Zac Holtzman duet Tiger Phone Card, a tale of a long distance Phnom Penh-NYC romance, is the pop smash Yoko Ono might have had in an alternate universe.


    Drenched in reverb, soaked in sweat, marinated in some phantom historical moment yet tethered to the now, Dengue Fever is more innovative and resourceful than 99-percent of the bands that receive 99 times the publicity.


    - Jeff Tamarkin (All Music Guide)

    1. Seeing Hands
    2. Clipped Wings
    3. Tiger Phone Card
    4. Woman in the Shoes
    5. Sober Driver
    6. Monsoon of Perfume
    7. Integratron
    8. Oceans of Venus
    9. Laugh Track
    10. Tooth and Nail
    11. Mr. Orange
    Dengue Fever
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    Mass & Volume

    Recorded during the final hours of the sessions for the 'Phantom Limb' lp (Decibel Magazine's #1 record of 2007) 'Mass & Volume' finds Pig Destroyer's typically break neck speed virtually come to a grinding halt. 2 epic songs of crushing doom prove that Pig Destroyer cannot only dominate all other wickedly fast grind bands, but that when Pig Destroyer does slow, they do slow better than anyone else out there. If Pig Destroyer were to completely change gears and become a full time doom band, they would be the best doom band in the world. Until then we all have 'Mass & Volume' to hold us over.
    1. Mass & Volume
    2. Red Tar
    Pig Destroyer
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    Royal Albert Hall

    In May 2014 EELS embarked on an ambitious fifty-three show world tour. Starting in Phoenix, Arizona and crossing The United States and Canada before rolling through mainland Europe and Great Britain, the band performed spine-tingling shows at New York's Apollo, Chicago's Vic Theater, Los Angeles' Orpheum Theater, The Montreux Jazz Festival and The Amsterdam Concert Hall among many others. On the night of June 30th EELS returned to London's legendary Royal Albert Hall for the first time in nine years to play a stunning show that was filmed and recorded.


    In sharp contrast to the previous EELS tour that found the band in track suits playing high octane electric rock & roll, this EELS show was a gentlemen's EELS concert, as EELS leader Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, puts it. Filmed by nine cameras in the gorgeously-lit Royal Albert Hall, the new film and album find the EELS dapperly dressed in suits and ties, and all five band members stretching their musical capabilities past new boundaries, playing songs from 2014's critically-acclaimed THE CAUTIONARY TALES OF MARK OLIVER EVERETT for the first time along with songs spanning the EELS' 19 year career. When they played Royal Albert Hall in 2005 they were accompanied by a string section. This time there are only the five core members of the band on stage throughout the concert, splitting their time between guitar, piano, pedal steel guitar, trumpet, upright and bowed bass, melodica, vibraphone, timpani, drums, concert chimes and glockenspiel. And the results are stunning.


    The film features the band backstage preparing for the big night and captures the entire show from start to finish, as it happened, including Everett kissing the spot where John Lennon once stood on the stage, making his way to hug fans all the way around Albert Hall's massive floor, returning for several encores, as well as a surprise phantom encore where Everett's dream of playing the massive Albert Hall pipe organ for some spooky EELS classics finally comes true.


    Perhaps as a result of this fantastic show, EELS were quickly invited back for a second 2014 London show and Everett, once heavily-bearded and mistakenly suspected by London police to be a terrorist (while taking a break from press interviews in Hyde Park), was made an honorary citizen of London in a ceremony granting him Freedom of the City.

    1. Where I'm At
    2. When You Wish Upon a Star
    3. The Morning
    4. Parallels
    5. Addressing the Royal Audience
    6. Mansions of Los Feliz
    7. My Timing Is Off
    8. A Line in the Dirt
    9. Where I'm From
    10. It's a Motherf**ker
    11. Lockdown Hurricane
    12. A Daisy Through Concrete
    13. Introducing the Band
    14. Grace Kelly Blues
    15. Fresh Feeling
    16. I Like Birds
    17. My Beloved Monster
    18. Gentlemen's Choice
    19. Mistakes of My Youth/Wonderful, Glorious
    20. Where I'm Going
    21. I Like the Way This Is Going
    22. Blinking Lights (For Me)
    23. Last Stop: This Town
    24. The Beginning
    25. Can't Help Falling in Love
    26. Turn On Your Radio
    27. Flyswatter
    28. The Sound of Fear
    Eels
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  • Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star Quick View

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    Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star

    speaking of air and darkness, Born on a Gangster Star cameinto the world in a big damn hurry, like nightfall on an island.You can see it happening, but then again it's so gradual that thenext thing you know-it's dark.

    Imbued with the energy and ideas from all the creative embersfloating in the atmosphere like fireflies, Shabazz Palacesrecorded this entire album over the course of two weeks withBlood in Seattle. New gear and new equipment disintegratedcomfort zones into dust and a new path appeared in the rubble.

    Herein the Palaceer continues the tale of Quazar, a sentientbeing from somewhere else, an observer sent here to Amurdercato chronicle and explore as a musical emissary. What he finds inour world is a cutthroat place, a landscape where someone likehim could never quite feel comfortable amidst all the brutalityand alternative facts and death masquerading as connectivity.

    Inspired by days on end spent in the waves-water and light,both-of Southern California, the work came to the Palaceer in aflash, like being picked up by something and carried. Alwaysdribbling with his head up, he can see what's going on aroundhim and react to it, rather than starting in a certain direction andhoping to achieve something upon arrival.

    What's good?-the kids ask. What does it even mean, and whatdoes it even matter? Who is behind these choices? We are all ofus sitting under a waterfall of all. this. shit. But it's the excessthat is casting us into ruts.

    The Palaceer stays away from the fleeting and the superficialnonessential. Stay away from your device-your phantomlimb-and stay away from your image-your phantom self; thatis his decree. Considering the motions behind the things you liketo consume artistically, rather than just the way something looksor sounds, and thinking in layers, and trying to be more considerateand not so self-oriented-this is his medicine for combat.

    Born on a Gangster Star flirts with a pop sensibility, but throughthe prism of Shabazz Palaces's fire and fury. For the Palaceer,that sense is all about how the groove is moving, and thesupernatural telepathy that occurs amongst his cohort. Appearinghere, in body or in spirit, are Julian Casablancas, Thundercat,Darrius Willrich, Gamble and Huff, Loud Eyes Lou, Thaddillac,Ahmir, Jon Kirby, Sunny Levine, and Blood. The storybelongs to Quazarz, but the air and darkness belong to us.

    And so we shine a light on the fake.

    1. Since C.A.Y.A
    2. When Cats Claw
    3. Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac)
    4. Dèesse Du Sang
    5. Eel Dreams (feat. Loud Eyes Lou)
    6. Parallax (feat. The Palaceer Lazaro)
    7. Fine Ass Hairdresser
    8. The Neurochem Mixalogue
    9. That's How City Life Goes
    10. Moon Whip QuÄz (feat. Darrius)
    11. Federalist Papers
    Shabazz Palaces
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    Undivided Heart & Soul

    Undivided Heart & Soul, produced by Dan Molad (Lucius) and
    McPherson, and developed largely in the studio (that studio being the historic
    RCA Studio B in Nashville), carries a sense of immediacy and irreverence.


    "In writing this record, I threw several handfuls of caution to the wind.
    Lyrically, I was allowing myself to be exposed in a way I never have before.
    Concurrently, maybe as some sort of a self-defense mechanism, the guitars
    got fuzzier and louder. The first day at RCA was like being in church...
    by the second day, it was a high school band's rehearsal space."


    Putting the hands of Dan Molad on the wheel of the record ensured that
    the music didn't take too many expected turns. "Having toured with
    Lucius and befriended Dan, I knew he was the guy to push my buttons
    and challenge me to try new things. He's a tireless worker. He's constantly
    tinkering away on something... and music just falls out of him."


    The vintage recording equipment and instruments still housed
    in RCA Studio B greatly informed the direction of the record. "Each night,
    at the end of tracking, someone would invariably say, 'You wanna put vibes
    on this?', speaking of the old RCA Vibraphone. I mean, you can hear THAT
    vibraphone on Roy Orbison's 'Crying'... we couldn't keep our hands off of it.
    It guided some of the songs into some strange and wonderful places.
    'Lucky Penny' took such a cool turn once Ray (Jacildo, keys) added some to it.
    We wrote several songs on the piano that Floyd Cramer played 'Last
    Date' on. We were soaking up so much of the phantom energy in
    that room, it led to some incredible sonic territory."


    "Most folks know us for our take on vintage R&B and early Rock N' Roll.
    The past year, I've been digging so much into the heavier, brasher sounds of
    early Rock N' Roll... from bands like The Sonics, Link Wray, and into some
    early British Rock such as The Creation... these influences feature heavily in
    these songs. The tunes that showed up weren't exactly always in familiar
    territory, and... we greeted them as welcome strangers. They have a lot
    of heart... and that's what Rock N' Roll should always have."

    1. Desperate Love
    2. Crying's Just A Thing You Do
    3. Lucky Penny
    4. Hunting For Sugar
    5. On The Lips
    6. Undivided Heart & Soul
    7. Bloodhound Rock
    8. Style (Is A Losing Game)
    9. Jubilee
    10. Under The Spell Of City Lights
    11. Let's Get Out Of Here While We're Young
    J.D. McPherson
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    Lost In The Dream

    Lost In The Dream is the third album by Philadelphia band The War on Drugs,but in many ways,it feels
    like the first. Around the release of the 2011 breakthrough Slave Ambient,Adam Granduciel spent the
    bulk of two years on the road, touring through progressively larger rock clubs, festival stages and late night television slots. As these dozen songs shifted and grew beyond what they'd been in the studio, The War on Drugs became a bona fide rock 'n'roll band.


    That essence drives Lost In The Dream, a 10-song set produced by Granduciel and longtime engineer Jeff
    Zeigler. In the past, Granduciel built the core of songs largely by himself. But these tunes were played
    and recorded by the group that had solidified so much on the road: Dave Hartley, (his favorite bassist
    in the world), who had played a bit on The War on Drugs' 2008 debut Wagonwheel Blues, and pianist
    Robbie Bennett, a multi-instrumentalist who contributed to Slave Ambient. This unit spent eight
    months bouncing between a half-dozen different studios that stretched from the mountains of North
    Carolina to the boroughs of New York City. Only then did Granduciel-the proudly self-professed
    gearhead, and unrepentant perfectionist-add and subtract, invite guests and retrofit pieces. He
    sculpted these songs into a musical rescue mission, through and then beyond personal despair and
    anxiety. Lost In The Dream represents the trials of the trip and the triumphs of its destination.


    "I wanted there to be a singular voice, but I wanted it to be a project of great friends. Everyone in the
    band cares about it so much,"he says."That is the crux of it-growing up,dealing with life,having close
    friends, helping each other get by. That is what the record's all about.


    As such, these tunes reveal a careful and thrilling reinvention of the sound that's become The War on
    Drugs' trademark. The signature meld of long tones and scatter shot layers still stands, with phantom
    drum machines and organ lines dotting the musical middle distance all across Lost In The Dream.Note
    the way the keys whisper against the guitar's growl as the tempestuous"An Ocean in Between the Waves"
    approaches pentecostal heat. Hear how,when a sharp and hard riff cuts into the inescapable chorus of
    "Red Eyes," synthetic strings and baritone saxophone shape a soft, infinite bed beneath it. But there's a
    new found directness to these tunes, too. Granduciel's voice steps out from behind its typical web of
    effects-louder now, with more experiences to share and more steel from having survived them. He
    sounds less like a prismatic reflection of a rock bandleader, more like the emboldened actualization of
    that idea. With its crisp, unencumbered delivery, "Eyes to the Wind" becomes the album's centerpiece
    and the group's new anthem.This is Granduciel's to-date triumph and the exact moment where Lost In
    The Dream moves from a tale of confusion to one of resolve. Throughout most of the record, grips
    loosen and senses fail, memories are mourned and expectations are abandoned. But after the Rolling
    Thunder lift of "Eyes to the Wind," Granduciel finds new contentment and direction. Anguish
    sublimates into deliverance. Backed by his bros, Granduciel becomes a preacher in a new pulpit.

    1. Under The Pressure
    2. Red Eyes
    3. Suffering
    4. An Ocean In Between The Waves
    5. Disappearing
    6. Eyes To The Wind
    7. The Haunting Idle
    8. Burning
    9. Lost In The Dream
    10. In Reverse
    The War On Drugs
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    Calico Review

    If you drive past the 200 block of South La Brea, there is a lamp shop, a pet shop, and a little glass door that says "Casting Agency" above it. Inside you'll find one of LA's most stereotypical rituals, where men & women from all walks of life vie for the attention and popularity of the Hollywood producer. It's a dream factory for some of them. It's also a place where Los Angeles outsiders learn what the city is really like, beyond the sun and surf and celebrities, where every brightly-lit surface eventually faces a cloud.


    Indeed, the lessons learned by the Allah-Las - guitarists Miles Michaud and Pedrum Siadatian, bassist Spencer Dunham, drummer Matthew Correia - since their auspicious formation in 2008 have been tempered with experience. Now, with their third album Calico Review (their first for Mexican Summer), their experience transforms once more, this time into wisdom. The band's trajectory, formed around mutual appreciation for the same kinds of music and a host of shared experiences, focuses on both the outer trappings of their home and surroundings, and the through line of darkness that suffuses life in LA county.


    Where the Allah-Las display their insight, and what really shines across the 12 songs that comprise Calico Review, is the way that the group has pivoted from specific influences and nods to the music they love, to crafting the feelings of freedom, grit, and melancholy in their music. That feeling - the peerless capture of music long in the tradition and mood of California pop, the sound that's captured the essence of the LA experience - aligns with their stylistic technique and their experience in the studio environment to create their strongest album to date, one which showcases their developments in songwriting and arrangements.


    The process began with their self-titled debut, which captured the Allah-Las' live set circa 2012 and continued onward with 2014's Worship the Sun, where they began to experiment with overdubs and writing songs individually instead of as a band. Now, Calico Review showcases a band that's grown confident in its own style to reflect the perspectives of each member, to craft an album that changes up the approach from song-to-song, while retaining their abilities as a cohesive unit.


    Audiences familiar with the band will recognize the levels of nuance and steadiness the Allah-Las have grown into throughout Calico Review. It's immediate, the first thing you recognize about the band in the opening moves of "Strange Heat," in the amount of control and character burning off of the band's knack for restraint. Songs like "Famous Phone Figure" cradle character sketches over delicate strains of violin, organ, and Mellotron, Correia's drumming carefully underlining a three-note theme that casts a phantom sadness over the proceedings, the group exerting a touch both light and steady enough to bring your mood to theirs. "


    Could Be You" works off a steady percussive gallop, guitarist Miles Michaud waxing reflexively on second chances while the band focuses on forward motion. "Roadside Memorial" applies the Bo Diddley beat to the open road, Pedrum Siadatian stepping up on vocals, and finding new ways to match his talents to propulsive musical ends. Elsewhere, "High & Dry," featuring drummer Matthew Correia on lead vocals, focuses on the Allah-Las most quintessential and peerless quality: writing emotionally resonant pop, at once direct and detached, casual and knowing, and instantly memorable. The dream factory itself gets called out in the fun, surf-stung number "200 South La Brea," its carnival-like atmosphere reflecting the excitement and anxiety of those who await their judgment.


    In between releases, the Allah-Las have toured around the world, and will continue that journey in support of Calico Review. The experience of traveling and idle time on tour inspired the group in different ways, and provided the pathways by which the band transports its listeners to a different place, be that wherever they are, and where the band has been.


    What the Allah-Las present is not necessarily crossing the L.A. River, coin in mouth, on the Riverboat Styx. It's not Raymond Chandler and it's not Raymond Carver. But the band's four members are aware of the pitfalls that stack against the idyllic notion of southern California life that forms from outside of the city. It's a siren call to the hopeful, and it's a successful town for tempering dreams into wakeful reality. Even with over 8,000 people per square mile, there is room for everyone, and then some, to be completely alone, by choice or otherwise.


    Calico Review bears the mark of four students becoming the teachers, sharing the sentiments of the town they call home. Join them. There's a lot to learn.

    1. Strange Heat
    2. Satisfied

    3. Could Be You

    4. High & Dry

    5. Mausoleum

    6. Roadside Memorial

    7. Autumn Dawn

    8. Famous Phone Figure PLAY

    9. 200 South La Brea

    10. Warmed Kippers

    11. Terra Ignota

    12. Place In The Sun
    Allah-Las
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