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Black Dice / Beaches and Canyons
Album:Beaches and Canyons Collection:General
Artist:Black Dice Added:11/2002
Label:Dfa Records 

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Add Date:2002-12-10 Pull Date:2003-02-11 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:9 Feb2 Feb26 Jan19 Jan12 Jan5 Jan29 Dec22 Dec
Airplays:11113223

 Recent Airplay
1.May 13, 2017:Reckless Burning
Big Drop
4.Jun 12, 2007:Out of the Spring/Into the Nada/Redemption
The Dream Is Going Down
2.Nov 19, 2015:What was scene?
The Dream Is Going Down
5.May 15, 2007:Into The Nada
The Dream Is Going Down
3.Feb 01, 2009:Music to Make Babies To
Seabird, Things Will Never
6.Apr 03, 2005:Strange Attractor
Seabird, Things Will Never

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2002-11-25 
Experimental noise collage, drone, interesting. Super cool, all tracks great. Reminiscent of Throbbing Gristle low-fi aspects, but way advanced. Nothing super harsh, certainly no new-age artiness. Just damn good noise collage.

1) synth loops, experimental feel, ambient noisy, after 2 min percussion enters along w/ various other tones and intensity builds but breaks into genuine experimental collage at 4 minutes, vaguely rhythmic, strange w/ subliminal voices, chanting
2) ambient melodic tones w/ aggressive white noise bursts, super cool and trippy, builds to drumming, pounding, yelling, tasteful noise drone
3) noisy collage, synth loops, buried indecipherable voice, Throbbing Gristle, builds and builds to a rhythmic pulse and beat
4) exotic world feel w/ flute and bells initially, synth drones, genuine low-fi drum beat enters after 5+ mins, synth/samples take lead, ends w/ lots of surf sounds, about 7 min, nice
5) almost song-like w/ crescendo drum beats almost noisey, long, shouting

Track Listing
1.Seabird, Things Will Never 3.Endless Happiness
2.The Dream Is Going Down 4.Big Drop