Wonder Revolution, The / Firefly
Album: Firefly   Collection:General
Artist:Wonder Revolution, The   Added:Jan 2013
Label:Airhouse Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2013-03-24 Pull Date: 2013-05-27
Week Ending: Apr 28 Apr 21 Apr 14 Apr 7 Mar 31
Airplays: 1 2 2 1 2

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 22, 2021: Gurlz RuLe (rebroadcast from Apr 10, 2013)
Here We Are
4. Apr 17, 2013: Green Copper Radio
invisible until... / Two Birds (Blue And Orange)
2. Apr 21, 2013: The Crooked Spoke Adjacent
5. Apr 13, 2013: The Base of A Dream Is Empty
3. Apr 17, 2013: Girls Rule
The Current
6. Apr 10, 2013: Gurlz RuLe
Here We Are

Album Review
DJ Underbelly
Reviewed 2013-03-15
The Wonder Revolution
Air House Records
Reviewed by Underbelly

Dreamy post-rock from Wichita, Kansas. Wondermusic: music made with a sense of wonder. Gorgeous ambience and guitar-work, but as with a lot of post-rock, it can get a little sappy.

FCC Clean
Recommended: 2, 7, 8, 11

1. Summery acoustic guitar lullaby gingerly strokes your cheeks with the tenderness of a loving mother.

*2. Shit just got post-rock, man. Epic distorted guitars with an awesome female vocalist, a beautiful siren cooing in the moonlight; switches to ambient breakdown midway; a journey across space-time.

3. More acoustic strummery; guitar lead with just a scintilla of distortion; cosmic angels beckon towards a sugary blissitude. Track title is chanted a few too many times.

4. Sprites dance between woodland trees as a mysterious guitarsman is joined by enchanted lady-beings, describing layers upon layers of miracles. Man, these guys really have an affinity for repeating their track titles.

5. Tinged melancholia bleeding from the tortured heart of the Wonder Revolution. Sad, sad, guitar strummery. More breathy female vocals.

6. Again with the sad acoustic strummery. Like, enough already. We get it, you're sad. Get over yourself.

*7. Drone emanating from the hum of the space-refrigerator. More whispering sprites in the surrounding woodland. Pretty rad.

* 8. Moar sad strummery and this sad dude breathing "its always there" down my back like fifty times. Slowly grows into a crescendo of warm nirvana: like rising up into the heavens to meet the Buddha.

9. A lonely single parent plays acoustic guitar on the grass while he watches his retarded hemophiliac baby play on the swings. Unremarkable.

10. Back to the summery lullaby sad party music. Gorgeous vocals. More title mantras. Shimmering drums come in on 2:30 mark; even got some distortion up in here. Epic let's-take-you-on-a-journey synths.

*11. Ambient reverse tape guitar lusciousness. The beach in the distance. Really, really nice.

Track Listing
1. Linden Tree   6. Leo
2. Firefly   7. Was That A Star?
3. Here We Are   8. The Current
4. Layers Of Miracles   9. A Pond Of Daimonds
5. Cassiopeia   10. Invisible Until...
  11. Two Birds (Blue And Orange)