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Whirr / Sway
Album:Sway Collection:General
Artist:Whirr Added:10/2014
Label:Graveface Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-10-03 Pull Date:2014-12-05 
Week Ending:7 Dec30 Nov23 Nov16 Nov9 Nov2 Nov26 Oct19 Oct

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Album Review
DJ Away
Reviewed 2014-10-03 
Straightforward, polished shoegaze from Oakland/Philadelphia. More than MBV or Slowdive, the sound reminds me of Catherine Wheel’s Chrome (one of the best albums of the 90s, I think). It’s spaced out but crisply produced and heavy, with half-there vocals. As one my classmates from high school might have said, it’s “hecka sweet.” Favorites: 2, 4, 8. No FCCs.

1. (3:31)—Mid-tempo. Noisy opening. Starts moody and grows brighter.
2. *(2:35)—Slow, pummeling, grungy, catchy.
3. (5:01)—Slow, almost metallic. Nice, softer midsection.
4. *(6:11)—Slow, punishing. Think Jesu. Pretty ambient guitar intro. Hell yeah.
5. (4:14)—Slow, with extremely distorted guitars.
6. (6:39)—Slow, cavernous post-rock. Comparatively soft.
7. (4:25)—Medium-slow. More laidback in an MBV sort of way, kind of poppy.
8. *(3:24)—Slow, sugary plod. What a great chord progression.

Track Listing
1.Press 5.Heavy
2.Mumble 6.Sway
3.Dry 7.Lines
4.Clear 8.Feel