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Iska Dhaaf / Even The Sun Will Burn
Album:Even The Sun Will Burn Collection:General
Artist:Iska Dhaaf Added:07/2014
Label:Brick Lane Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-07-18 Pull Date:2014-09-19 
Week Ending:14 Sep7 Sep31 Aug17 Aug10 Aug3 Aug27 Jul20 Jul

Recent Airplay
1.Fri, 12 Sep 14:Spencer
Octagonal Banana
4.Mon, 01 Sep 14:Zoë
2.Mon, 08 Sep 14:Zoë
5.Mon, 25 Aug 14:Zoë
3.Sat, 06 Sep 14:Chelsea
Chillin' with Chelsea
6.Mon, 11 Aug 14:Zoë

Album Review
Zoe Rogers
Reviewed 2014-07-16 
Debut album from Seattle band Iska Dhaaf (which means Let It Go in Somali). Heavy hitting drum beats with great melodies and interesting lyrics. Great album! RIYL: Autolux, Local Natives, Cloud Nothings...

FCC Warnings: 1, 2 (radio edits are the last two tracks on this CD)
Recommended Tracks: 1, 5, 7, 12

1. (4:13) All The Kids - Up tempo beat and killer melody to start off the CD. FCCs: Fuck, shit... (Radio Edit Track 13!!)
2. (3:08) Everybody Knows - False start + ~ 3 seconds of silence. More distorted vocals with a bit of a punk vibe. Dont worry though, the chorus brings back the melodic feel of the rest of the album. FCC WARNING!! (Radio Edit Track 14)
3. (3:46) Two Ones - Jumpy staccato drum beat, faster lyrics.
4. (3:39) Dependency - Down tempo with some acoustic guitar.
5. (5:28) Same Indifference - Slow build and another down tempo track with some very pretty strings. Drums build in around 2.5 mins.
6. (4:06) Sullen Eyes - Up tempo with some fun keyboard melodies.
7 . (4:26) Happiness - This song reminds me a lot of Local Natives in both instrumentation and vocal sound. Awesome!
8. (4:42) Sleepwalkers - Super interesting song, pausing drum beat, echo effect on vocals, and some organ sounding keyboards (or perhaps an actual organ?).
9. (4:12) General Malaise - This is a good steady mellow rock song with some pretty cool guitar parts.
10. (6:22) Moonless Night - Super cool baseline, more of that organ sound and some very committed vocals.
11. (5:22) Rumi - RIYL Cloud Nothings
12. (4:59) Even The Sun - CD closes out with a down tempo song that builds into an up tempo jam.

Track Listing
1.All The Kids 8.Sleepwalkers
2.Everybody Knows 9.General Malaise
3.Two Ones 10.Moonless Night
4.Dependency 11.Rumi
5.Same Indifference 12.Even The Sun
6.Sullen Eyes 13.All The Kids (Radio Edit)
7.Happiness 14.Everybody Knows (Radio Edit)