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Balam Acab / Child Death
Album:Child Death Collection:General
Artist:Balam Acab Added:02/2016

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-04-03 Pull Date:2016-06-05 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:15 May1 May10 Apr

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 14 May 16:Eme O
Music Casserole
4.Tue, 05 Apr 16:DJ Aporia
Life Aquatic
2.Thu, 28 Apr 16:Shay Z
All Passion No Technique
5.Mon, 04 Apr 16:DJ Muscat
A Visit From Drum
3.Sat, 09 Apr 16:Eme O
Music Casserole
6.Thu, 25 Feb 16:DJ Aporia
Life Aquatic

Album Review
Shay Z
Reviewed 2016-02-11 
Journey into the ethereal, underwater world of Alec Koone’s mind on Child Death. Under the stage name Balam Acab, Koone crafts ghostly hip-hop beats with glimmering strings and shining vocals. Slow-paced and epic, the album features many songs that grow into gorgeous, intricate collages with many sections, movements, and climaxes. Shoegazey synths wash over intriguing vocal sampling and quirky instrumental beats.

RIYL: Flying Lotus, Clams Casino, James Blake, A Sunny Day in Glasgow
Favorite Tracks: 2, 4

1. (5:08) Glory Sickness - Ghostly vocals, sparkling sugary synths, dreamy xylophone, nice pace change at 2:45
2. (6:51) Spent Lives* - Spacey intro, downtempo hip hop, interplay of male and female vocals
3. (8:45) Andiwilltellu - Water hypnotic effects, interesting pace change at 5:00
4. (3:52) Do Death* - Swelling, melancholic vocals, atmospheric, enveloping sound
5. (7:39) Underwater Forever - Watery intro, blissful strings, tinkling xylophone, teasing gaps in sound, builds to a cacophonous close

Track Listing
1.Glory Sickness 3.Andiwilltellu
2.Spent Lives 4.Do Death
 5.Underwater Forever