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Anjou / Anjou
Album:Anjou Collection:General
Artist:Anjou Added:10/2014

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-10-17 Pull Date:2014-12-19 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:14 Dec23 Nov16 Nov9 Nov2 Nov26 Oct

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 08 Jan 15:DJ Away
The Sunset Life
4.Thu, 20 Nov 14:ZoĆ«
2.Tue, 30 Dec 14:BravoMarco
BravoMarco & DJ Avo Variety Show
5.Wed, 19 Nov 14:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
3.Thu, 11 Dec 14:Mister Esquire
6.Thu, 13 Nov 14:DJ Away
The Sunset Life

Album Review
DJ Away
Reviewed 2014-10-16 
Two members of Kranky originals Labradford reunite for the first time in over a decade, joined by percussionist Steven Hess. The music is subdued but barely ever peaceful, suggesting a slow-moving sci-fi noir. Dark drones and glitchy ambient noise dominate the sound, sometimes punctuated by heavily manipulated rhythms. Think Labradford’s dronier moments crossed with Fennesz, Tim Hecker, or Ethernet. Perfect for a paranoid 2 AM walk. Favorites: 2, 4, 5, 6. No words, no FCCs.

1. (4:52)—Crackling electronics, UFOs landing slowly, deep bass plunks.
2. *(7:27)—Hiccupping, rhythmic refrigerator noise. Warm drones, electronic dings. A quiet, jazzy beat enters in the second half.
3. (2:15)—Drone + quickly panned noise. Robot crickets.
4. *(7:40)—Pulsing synth. Clattering, fuzzed-out drums emerge from the background.
5. *(7:06)—Swelling blankets of drone smothering a barely-audible drum circle.
6. *(3:50)—Deep bass, faded synth piano, distant rattling chimes. Very pretty.
7. (8:40)— Approaches downtempo territory—the most relaxing track of the bunch. Slow, subtle, rolling beat enters about two minutes in.
8. (5:56)—Chilly, glittering synths. Easygoing noise.

Track Listing
1.Lamptest 5.Inclosed
2.Sighting 6.Adjustment
3.Specimen Question 7.Backsight
4.Readings 8.Fieldwork