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Virginia Wing / Xam Duo / Tomorrow's Gift
Album:Tomorrow's Gift Collection:General
Artist:Virginia Wing / Xam Duo Added:09/2017
Label:Fire Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-01-23 Pull Date:2018-03-27 
Week Ending:1 Apr25 Mar18 Mar11 Mar4 Mar25 Feb4 Feb28 Jan

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 31 Oct 18:DJ Aporia
Being as an ocean
4.Sat, 17 Mar 18:Eme O
Music Casserole
2.Tue, 27 Mar 18:Telepathic Juan
Magnetized Toner
5.Sat, 10 Mar 18:lionel hutz & dr. information
Markov Chain Gang
3.Sat, 24 Mar 18:Eme O
Music Casserole
6.Tue, 27 Feb 18:Telepathic Juan
Magnetized Toner

Album Review
DJ Aporia
Reviewed 2018-01-14 
Ambient, jazzy, underwater dream atmospheres and surreal vox, strange beats. Collaboration between UK-based Virginia Wing, a dream pop band, and XAM Duo, a group that is more ambient/drone. One of my favorite new records—

“an all-encompassing new universe of sound with references from the mutated world percussion of Holger Czukay, the transportive saxophone of Pharoah Sanders, and the devotional music of Alice Coltrane.”

Related: Hookworms, Neu, Stereolab, ambient jazz
Favorites: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7

1. (20:24) * Birch Polygon—Smoky slowly-unraveling synth, sax and wordless vox, more chimey in second half
2. (3:15) * Yesterday’s Guest—Weird off-kilter vox and instruments, steady beat
3. (4:29) Look Again—Thick droning ambient w/ melted dream vox
4. (2:02) Melon Pan—Brushed chimes and keys, haphazard colorful, voices talking
5. (5:06) * Good Roads Fair Weather—Intense beat and fairytale vox, takes you on a journey w/ some excellent sax, light piano
6. (4:32) ** Person to Person—Kraut beat, sweet emotive sax and electric guitar, One of my fav tracks of the year
7. (7:52) ** A Tunnel—Slow soft, subdued late night, dreamy wandering sax and surreal vox that are spoken

Track Listing
1.Birch Polygon 4.Melon Pan
2.Yesterday's Guest 5.Good Roads Fair Weather
3.Look Again 6.Person To Person
 7.A Tunnel