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Ulan Bator / Ego: Echo
Album:Ego: Echo Collection:General
Artist:Ulan Bator Added:11/2001
Label:Young God Records 

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 23, 2016:a strange pursuit
Let Go Ego, Santa Lucia, Hemisphere
4.Nov 29, 2001:Strange Attractors
Soeur Violence
2.Jan 03, 2002:Strange Attractors
La Joueuse De Tambour, Selva
5.Nov 21, 2001:Strange Attractors
La Joueuse De Tambour
3.Dec 08, 2001:Unecessary Sun Exposure

Album Review
Reviewed 2001-11-05 
Ulan Bator "Ego: Echo" [label: Young God Records]

Discordant post-rock of sorts from France. Varied styles - you should give this a listen before you form an expectation. Often low key and brooding, though there are lively moments. Great clashing electric guitar ala Sonic Youth. Sounds like a jam band at times, with curling basslines and jazzy drums. -nari

1. pretty ambling instrumental - piano, drums, gentle electric guit, soft vocals
2. starts with declamatory verbal assault, slides into hushed crawling bass & creepy guitar interruptions
3. repeated jam-style theme; chanting vocals enter @ 2:00; develops
4. hollow sound collage; @ 3:00 funky drums & bass; more layers emerge - slow, murky build; by 10:00 full on rockage; @ 14:20 unfortunate 2 min. vocals
5. standard indie rock; shuffly drums, breathy vocals
6. pretty cool modern-sounding duet of detuned pianos
7. urgent, deeply bitter rock
8. definitely has a beat goin on; dark groovy rock jam; cool space drone last 2 minutes
9. apocalyptic sound collage abruptly becomes quiet, morose lullaby

Track Listing
1.Hemisphere 5.Hiver
2.Santa Lucia 6.Selva
3.Etoile Astre 7.La Joueuse De Tambour
4.Let Go Ego 8.Soeur Violence