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Majical Cloudz / Impersonator
Album:Impersonator Collection:General
Artist:Majical Cloudz Added:06/2013
Label:Matador Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-10-17 Pull Date:2013-12-19 
Week Ending:22 Dec8 Dec3 Nov27 Oct20 Oct

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 02 Jun 16:Shay Z
All Passion No Technique
4.Wed, 04 Dec 13:Mister Esquire & TerrahDez
Meow After Midnight
2.Mon, 04 May 15:Pixel
5.Sun, 27 Oct 13:Hillstreet
Sound Art
3.Thu, 19 Dec 13:Mister Esquire
Meow After Midnight
6.Wed, 23 Oct 13:Mister Esquire
Meow After Midnight

Album Review
DJ Away
Reviewed 2013-10-13 
Majical Cloudz is Devon Welsh and Matthew Otto, and the songs they showcase here are minimal, soothing, repetitive, self-aware, and yet thoroughly emotive and vulnerable. This project seems like an attempt to lower the walls between artist and listener, to create an intimate musical conversation between the two. Whether or not they always succeed, this is moving stuff. Favorites: 2, 3, 6, 7, 10. No FCCs.

1. (3:10)—Slow, almost incantatory. Vocal loops. “I’m a liar, I say I make music.”
2. *(4:26)—Medium-slow, soft, plodding. Feels like a hymn.
3. *(3:49)—Mid-tempo. The “hit.” Swelling synth strings, skittering beat, really catchy chorus. Hints of Chris Isaak?
4. (4:11)—Slow. Romantic, melancholy. “I’m on stage for you.”
5. (4:13)—Medium-fast. Anxious, danceable but light.
6. *(3:44)—Slow. Trippy, creepy, mournful.
7. *(5:15)—Slow, beatless, chilling, heartbreaking. Welsh jumps into his upper vocal register. “I don’t think about dying alone.”
8. (2:51)—Slow, dreamy. “Illusion, illusion, illusion, illusion.”
9. (3:22)—Slow. Begins with chords on a synth piano, builds slowly.
10. *(3:20)—Slow, beatless. The desolate, dramatic closer. “I don’t want to turn to the Bible.” Ends suddenly.

Track Listing
1.Impersonator 6.Turns Turns Turns
2.This Is Magic 7.Silver Rings
3.Childhood's End 8.Illusion
4.I Do Sing For You 9.Bugs Don't Buzz
5.Mister 10.Notebook