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Russian Circles / Station
Album:Station Collection:General
Artist:Russian Circles Added:04/2008
Label:Suicide Squeeze Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-05-26 Pull Date:2008-07-28 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:27 Jul20 Jul13 Jul6 Jul29 Jun22 Jun15 Jun8 Jun

Recent Airplay
1.Sun, 28 Oct 12:Eggplant & Kane
The Mongrel's Stoop Special
4.Wed, 16 Jul 08:mike
Baptism of Solitude
2.Thu, 03 May 12:aj
The Fall of Math
5.Sun, 13 Jul 08:Mr. Sparkle & the Dead Kenny-G
Mmm... Tastes Like Candy...
3.Sat, 26 Jul 08:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton-Kick Now Serious Ass!
6.Fri, 11 Jul 08:Red West

Album Review
Reviewed 2008-05-20 
Excellent heavy instrumental post rock. Second record by this Chicago based trio (guitar, bass, drums), showing they have greatly matured and expanded their sound, shifting away from the standard post rock formula: "build up, build up, explode". Beautifully melodic at times, heavy (but not too heavy) at others, this record is a must listen for fans of Red Sparowes, Pelican, Explosions in the Sky, etc. All tracks segue into each other so you can easily play the whole thing! Great!

Picks: 3,4,2,6,1,5 (all) ***No FCCs***

1. underlying repetitive guitar, melodic throughout, builds up but never explodes
2. nice drumming and throbbing base throughout, heavier @ 2:30 with chugging guitar riffing
3. epic. guitar and bass push and pull thrumming. alternates between heavy and melodic parts with the guitar soaring to the sky in the end. vintage post rock
4. elegant, soaring, beautiful. like explosions in the sky or sigur ros
5. menacing guitar intro builds up to isis-like heaviness
6. quiet, introspective, sad, beautiful...

Track Listing
1.Campaign 4.Verses
2.Harper Lewis 5.Youngblood
3.Station 6.Xavii