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Tunng / Turbines
Album:Turbines Collection:General
Artist:Tunng Added:06/2013
Label:Full Time Hobby 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-04-11 Pull Date:2014-06-13 
Week Ending:15 Jun8 Jun25 May18 May11 May4 May27 Apr20 Apr
Airplays:23111232

Recent Airplay
1.Fri, 13 Jun 14:Francis D
Time Traveler
4.Sat, 07 Jun 14:Eme O
Music Casserole
2.Tue, 10 Jun 14:Matthew
A-philiac
5.Fri, 06 Jun 14:Francis D
Time Traveler (National Doughnut Day)
3.Sat, 07 Jun 14:DJ LA
Box of Chocolates (Sub)
6.Mon, 02 Jun 14:DJ LA
Box of Chocolates

Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2014-04-03 
EXPERIMENTAL FOLK ROCK / FOLKTRONIC

The fifth studio release (over 10 years) from this British group is a concept album, with stories set in a village full of odd characters. The sound is partly pastoral, partly sci-fi, with lots of surprising instrumentation and electronics. Male & female duet singing may remind you a bit of Monsters and Men.

No FCC issues.

1 Mid-tempo. Gentle arpeggios. M/F singers in unison. A bit of background drone. (4:39)
2 ** Mid-slow. Pleasant, fun sound. Catchy rhythm. Hazy vocal. Very cool synth. (3:54)
3 * Mid-tempo. Hazy, dreamy vocals. Quite folkie. Guitar to start, then synth. (4:37)
4 Mid-tempo. Tricky rhythm; bit of Calypso swing. Full of interesting effects. (4:33)
5 * Mid-tempo. Fast finger-style guitars. Nice singing. (4:07)
6 Mid-fast. Syncopated. Music-box (or Jack in the box) playfulness. (3:54)
7 Mid-tempo. Multi-layered, dense instrumentation. Just a bit too much. (4:53)
8 ** Mid-fast. Multi-layered again, and nicer this time. Lovely harmony singing. (3:39)
9 Very slow. Mysterious. Japanese motifs. Less than satisfying vocals. (4:49)

Track Listing
1.Once 5.Bloodlines
2.Trip Trap 6.Follow Follow
3.By This 7.So Far From Here
4.The Village 8.Embers
 9.Heavy Rock Warning