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Young Jesus / Whole Thing Is Just There, The
Album:Whole Thing Is Just There, The Collection:General
Artist:Young Jesus Added:11/2018
Label:Saddle Creek 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-11-24 Pull Date:2019-01-26 
Week Ending:20 Jan13 Jan23 Dec2 Dec

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 29, 2019:Magnetized Toner = Best of 2018 [Conclusion] + New Music
Fourth Zone Of Gaits
4.Jan 16, 2019:Brownian Motion
2.Jan 18, 2019:KZSU Time Traveler’s Token Brit Assistant
Fourth Zone Of Gaits
5.Jan 15, 2019:Attitude Adjustment
3.Jan 16, 2019:The Fuzz Deli
Fourth Zone Of Gaits
6.Jan 13, 2019:Radiant Airwaves
For Nana

Album Review
DJ Away
Reviewed 2018-11-24 
LA quartet that uses emo as a point-of-departure for adventurous, jazz-inspired and improvisation-heavy jams. Loose, meandering, and melodically askew like Sonic Youth, but swapping out Sonic Youth’s cool for wide-eyed wonder. Perfect for lovers of ’90s mathy post-rock like Slint, Rodan, Sunny Day Real Estate, and Chavez, and Lift to Experience not long after. Also great for lovers of newer, rough-around-the-edges emo-ish bands like Big Thief or TWIABP. And what other rock ’n’ roll bands are putting [good] twenty-minute songs on their records right now? Favorites: 1, 3, 5. No FCCs detected.

1. *(5:58)—Upbeat. Grungy, mathy plod to start. Stops and picks up speed. Long build, post-rock meets Steve Reich. Slow again before a bashout ending.
2. (6:58)—Piano beginning. Slow and blocky rock. Metaphysical lyrics. Long instrumental jam section. Nice big group vocal finish.
3. *(4:17)—Slow, woozy, warm, pretty. Explores its own vibe, doesn’t jump around, except for a nice noisy guitar solo.
4. (6:21)—Mid-tempo, stuttering beat. Really reminds me of Lift to Experience. Some Thin Lizzy moments, too! Jazzy middle. Long distorted guitar finish.
5. *(5:34)—Mid-tempo. Starts with post-rock guitar. Minimal, pretty jazz-like improvisations. Dreamy, yearning build: beautiful! Fades out.
6. (20:39)—Slow, relaxed beat. Builds and hits a shuddering groove. Long jam, up and down and up and down. Goes way out. Spoken/sung middle reminds me a bit of both Patti Smith and Anohni. And back to the beginning.

Track Listing
1.Deterritory 4.Bell
2.Saganism Vs. Buddhism 5.For Nana
3.Fourth Zone Of Gaits 6.Gulf