Ginger And The Ghost / One Type Of Dark
Album: One Type Of Dark   Collection:General
Artist:Ginger And The Ghost   Added:Nov 2013

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2013-11-14 Pull Date: 2014-01-24
Week Ending: Jan 26 Jan 19 Jan 12 Dec 15 Nov 24
Airplays: 1 2 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 22, 2014: Femme Fatale
One Type Of Dark (Charlie Chux Remix)
4. Jan 09, 2014: New Women
The Red Balloon
2. Jan 15, 2014: Femme Fatale
One Type Of Dark
5. Dec 11, 2013: Sunflower Sutra
The Red Balloon
3. Jan 14, 2014: Meow
One Type Of Dark
6. Nov 21, 2013: "tba"
Where Wolf

Album Review
Alex Muscat
Reviewed 2013-11-11
EP from the up and coming Australian group. Composed of two visual artists (despite the kind of dumb album artwork) turned musicians, Ginger and the Ghost blends freak folk and indie pop into an addictive and unique combination. The biggest standout here is the lead singer’s voice, which is idiosyncratic in the best possible way. There’s a childishness to the vocals that fit perfectly with the imaginative wonder felt these tracks. Starts with three original songs and then three remixes by other artists of track 1.
Favorites: 1, 2, 3, 4. Play any and all, just be aware that the remixes are much more electronic while the originals are basically all acoustic. No FCCs.

Similar artists/releases: Lykke Li, Santigold, PJ Harvey, Bjork, The Knife, Bat for Lashes, CocoRosie

1. (4:26) *** Starts off with mellow acoustic guitar work, female vocals and subtle orchestral flourishes. Gains more intensity and momentum at 1:30 with percussion and more aggressive guitar strums.
2. (3:36) **** Faster tempo than track 1, opening with some really interesting percussion. Great vocal dynamics and super catchy while staying singularly eccentric.
3. (3:15) *** Yearning vocals with nicely layered acoustic guitar noises, builds into a beautiful anthemic march. All the songs on this album make me feel like I’m playing in the forest or something. Ends with a softer, eerie, vibe.
4. REMIX (3:03) ** Beautiful plucked notes like the original song before breaking into a kind of hip-hop and then clubby beat. Cool manipulated vox. Stays pretty true to the original but with a lot more velocity and intensity
5. REMIX (7:17) * Dance-y remix that sounds a little like it could have come off of Caribou’s “Swim” or from his other Daphni project. Manipulated vocals here as well and stays relatively engaging across its longer run time.
6. REMIX (5:20) * Interesting remix that sounds like it’s predominantly composed of organic instruments. Cinematic with some awesome drums. Almost sounds like a beat from off the album “Hidden” by These New Puritans

Track Listing
1. One Type Of Dark   4. One Type Of Dark (Ta-Ku Remix)
2. Where Wolf   5. One Type Of Dark (Charlie Chux Remix)
3. The Red Balloon   6. One Type Of Dark (Nicholas Worthwild Remix)