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Dtcv / Hilarious Heaven
Album:Hilarious Heaven Collection:General
Artist:Dtcv Added:06/2014
Label:Xemu Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-06-06 Pull Date:2014-08-08 
Week Ending:3 Aug27 Jul20 Jul13 Jul6 Jul29 Jun22 Jun15 Jun
Airplays:11222112

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 15 Jan 15:Mister Esquire
Meow: The Best Of The Decade So Far (2010-2014)...The Sequel!
4.Tue, 22 Jul 14:Mister Esquire
Meow
2.Thu, 01 Jan 15:Mister Esquire
Meow: The Best Of 2014
5.Tue, 15 Jul 14:Mister Esquire
Meow
3.Sat, 02 Aug 14:Eme O
Music Casserole
6.Mon, 14 Jul 14:Hervey Okkles
Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles

Album Review
Mister Esquire
Reviewed 2014-06-02 
As Reviewed By Mister Esquire.

I couldn't ruin that cover.
The artwork is by Robert Pollard.
DTCV (aka Detective) features James Greer (ex-GBV), Guylaine Vivarat (she has a very sultry voice.)and Chris Dunn. sound is all over the map: GBV, jangle pop, psych, krautrock, and prog.
intended as concept album? perhaps. short inter chapters of found sound, telephone calls, instrumentation, etc.
MR. ESQ. SEZ: MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW.
FCC WARNING: 21.
SOUNDS LIKE: GBV/POLLARD/TOBIN SPROUT, CINEMA RED AND BLUE, STEREOLAB, SOFT MACHINE, ET AL.
PLAY: ANY/ALL/RANDOMEOW/GO COMEOWTOSE.

1. telegraph signals fro outer space, male announcer. short.
2. fem vox. GBV with a lil' bar band that could vibe.
3. galloping gits. mid fast. mal vox.
4. PURR-FECT: kicks ass. play now =mach meow!
5. short git lude.
6. fem vox. meander pop.
7. short voicemail =he's pissed!
8. Cinema Red and Blue.
9. short robotic fem voice explaining what a synth is.
10. PURR-FECT II (TIE):synthey, sultry, discoish. think: Tamaryn, Still Corners.
11. ghosty short instrumental. leads into...
[PLAY 11&12 TOGETHER FOR BEST EFFECT.]
12. fast and rockin' number. mal vox.
13. short synthy lude.
14. haunted carnival. goes into slow gits. vox kick in. then flute (very 70's prog.)
15. people speaking French. then...gunshots.
16. PURR-FECT II (TIE): it's epic, baby! fem vox.
17. very GBV in lurchy state.
18. PURR-FECT II (TIE): sad piano -I like piano! fem vox ala Karen Carpenter.it's epic, baby!
19. anti-commie propaganda from 50's. short.
20. PURR-FECT II (TIE): it's epic, baby! rocks.
21. FCC WARNING: BULLSHIT, MOTHERFUCKER, MOTHERFUCKIN, FUCKIN', ET AL. (it's the voicemail guy again! boy is he pissed!)
22. psych pop. good harmonies. Indian flavor. marchy. Quilt.
23. found sound.
24. PURR-FECT II (TIE):very soft begin, into fem vox. trippy. meanders all proggy, epic, meander...
25. FCC WARNING? MAYBE (HE'S SCOTTISH.).
26. good ending. slow, long build up. voices keep joining in till the very end.

Track Listing
1.Everything Is Cinema 14.How Not To Be
2.I Was Where Were You 15.J'irai Pas
3.Creative Class Dismissed 16.Alpha Waves In A Gelatinous Conductor
4.Electrostatic, Inc. 17.The Sickness
5.Imposter Horse 18.Contre Jour
6.Sundial 19.Soulsville Usa
7.Cars Missing Vol. 1 20.Gone 2 Quickly
8.Improving Ground 21.Cars Missing Vol. 2
9.(Cis) X 22.Shut Up
10.Gone 1 Quickly 23.Windsor Hum
11.Ghostery 24.Tiptoe
12.Hyprdoxxing Dowager Inn 25.The Wild Party
13.Los Angeles Street 26.Hotspurs Of Nicely Light