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Stolen Jars / Kept
Album:Kept Collection:General
Artist:Stolen Jars Added:Dec 2015

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-01-25 Pull Date:2016-03-27 
Week Ending:Mar 27Mar 20Mar 13Mar 6Feb 28Feb 21Feb 14Feb 7

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 27, 2016:Googles Optional
4.Mar 19, 2016:The Snotty The Kitten Show
2.Mar 26, 2016:Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles
5.Mar 12, 2016:Mix Tape: The Legacy Lives On
3.Mar 26, 2016:Mix Tape: The Legacy Lives On
Bright Red
6.Mar 09, 2016:Home on the Range
Kept, Waves

Album Review
DJ Aporia
Reviewed 2016-01-08 
Simple acoustic songs with a mix of male and female vocals. Lots of fingerpicked guitar and occasional keyboards, along with some indie pop hallmarks. Sounds nice when listened through in full, but individual songs don’t particularly stand out.

RIYL Lydia, Belle & Sebastian, First Aid Kit, James Vincent McMorrow
Favorites: 1, 2, 7, 9, 10
FCC Clean

1. (5:03) *Waves - opens with a gentle, repetitive fingerpicking melody. Gradually builds in more sounds. Multiple voices - sounds like two female voices and one male voice. About two minutes in, builds into a standard indie pop song. Interesting variations with the guitar, dynamics, and vocal styles.
2. (3:31) *Kept - More uplifting love song. The dominant male voice sounds a lot like the vocals of the lead singer in Lydia. Some kind of vocal solo (with very very faint instrumentation) from ~2:20 to 3:00.
3. (3:02) Another November - Simple yet gently chiming fingerpicked guitar. A lot of the guitarwork reminds me of Celtic music. Deep bassline comes in around 0:55. Female vocals are traditionally pretty, sound like Belle & Sebastian.
4. (4:45) Glow - Male vocals similar to James Vincent McMorrow. More fingerpicked guitar and confessional lyrics.
5. (3:15) Wreaths Rakes - Sounds very much like First Aid Kit. Multiple acoustic guitars. Lyrics are mostly ah’s and don’t quite flesh out until the song’s end.
6. (1:50) Still / He Held Us, Covered. - Soft guitar interlude. Reverby. Resonant clapping from halfway until the end.
7. (2:43) *Bright Red - Contains some form of percussion unlike most of the preceding tracks. More folky female vocals. Cool passage around 1:20 with fluttering synths, slide guitar, and stronger vocals.
8. (3:09) Folded Out - Spicy Celtic guitars. Mostly instrumental with occasional vocals buried in effects. Guitar is especially prominent here.
9. (4:13) *For Dan - Getting a strong Lydia vibe here. The track’s melancholy is made restless by the frenetic guitars.
10. (4:56) *Wheel - Ooooooh I like this. Builds in volume and vocals for the first minute and a half. Steady, fast, hazy drumming. Some clapping. Sort of chaotic with all the different styles mixed but still a great closer.

Track Listing
1.Waves 6.Still - He Held Us, Covered.
2.Kept 7.Bright Red
3.Another November 8.Folded Out
4.Glow 9.For Dan
5.Wreaths Rakes 10.Wheel