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Alex G / Dsu
Album:Dsu Collection:General
Artist:Alex G Added:09/2016
Label:Orchid Tapes 

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Add Date:2016-09-25 Pull Date:2016-11-27 
Week Ending:27 Nov13 Nov6 Nov30 Oct23 Oct16 Oct9 Oct2 Oct
Airplays:11132322

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2.Thu, 15 Feb 18:chickpea and onion boy
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5.Tue, 22 Nov 16:Telepathic Juan
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3.Thu, 08 Feb 18:chickpea and onion boy
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6.Tue, 08 Nov 16:Ogrelord
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Album Review
DJ Aporia
Reviewed 2016-09-22 
Reissue of Alex G aka Spicy Boy’s first album on Orchid Tapes. DSU is short for Dream State University. This is “lo-fi indie” with strong influences from Pavement, Elliott Smith, and Youth Lagoon. There’s wobbly acoustic and electric guitars, feedback, keys, subtle percussion, and mumbled vox with a comforting sense of emo. Wonderfully unpretentious. Every song finds a way to sneak into your head without warning. FCC: 10

1. (2:21) ** After Ur Gone—Ringing, loud guitars, sweet mumbling double-tracked vox
2. (3:46) ** Serpent is Lord—Guitar noodling then layers of guitars and some feedback, Built to Spill
3. (1:40) Harvey—Rousing ode to friendship
4. (1:52) Rejoyce—Pitched-up drowned-out vox, guitars, minimal oddball weird in last minute
5. (2:44) **** Black Hair—Feedback to start, acoustic guitars and keys, feedback weaves through occasionally again... I love this endlessly
6. (1:26) ** Skipper—Lush strumming, floaty vox
7. (1:47) Axesteel—Loud, angsty, screamy sounds, listless sad vox, very lo-fi
8. (2:43) ** Sorry—Acoustic guitars, synths, regret, more prominent vox. Super similar to Beach Music, his most recent album
9. (3:32) ** Promise—Woah! Big change here. Bluesy guitar noodling, stomps, airy keys, awesome groove
10. (2:51) Icehead—FCC. Weird pitch-shifted vox, guitars, hollow beat, so incredibly emo
11. (4:04) Hollow—Starts out kind of folky then builds in those nice enveloping Elliott Smith flairs, intense feedback eventually builds
12. (0:42) Tripper—Messing around on piano
13. (3:11) *** Boy—Piano and acoustic guitars, intense. “I am not the boy you knew.”
14. (1:40) Soak (Bonus Track)—Lo-fi acoustic guitar and vox, simple
15. (3:30) Waiting for You (Bonus Track)—All instrumental piano and sax, mournful

Track Listing
1.After Ur Gone 8.Sorry
2.Serpent Is Lord 9.Promise
3.Harvey 10.Icehead
4.Rejoyce 11.Hollow
5.Black Hair 12.Tripper
6.Skipper 13.Boy
7.Axesteel 14.Soak (Bonus Track)
 15.Waiting For You (Bonus Track)