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Ether Family, the / How to Get Lost... 1 of 4
Album:How to Get Lost... 1 of 4 Collection:General
Artist:Ether Family, the Added:Jul 2003
Label:Headphone Treats 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-12-29 Pull Date:2004-03-01 
Week Ending:Feb 22Feb 15Feb 1Jan 25Jan 11Jan 4

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 15, 2008:Overthrow of PA Pop Overthrow (sub for Phil Andrews)
4.Feb 09, 2004:Fly by Night
2.Sep 06, 2004:Short Song Marathon (2110-2200)
5.Jan 30, 2004:Memory Select
Stephanie's Shoes
3.Feb 17, 2004:Meat Man Whistle Punching Sex Contest
6.Jan 26, 2004:Fly By Night

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2004-01-03 
Great, great indie pop, a two-guitar quartet with male and female vocals, hailing from Atlanta. Energetic and bright. Great production and spot-on vocals. Similar to Olivia Tremor Control or Neutral Milk Hotel but with more rocking elements, a la The Kinks and The Who.

These guys follow the Guided By Voices ethic of very short songs packed with rock goodness. Some tracks blend together, so watch out for weird segues.

The band name is The Ether Family Presents, and all four members give themselves the fictitious Ether pseudonym. In real life they're from Atlanta and the two singers are married. The CD includes a Quicktime video of the making of the album.

1- Anthemic Who-like instrumental (17 secs.)
2*- Mid/fast, chugging, w/surprise vocal BURST near the end. My fave.
3- Mid/fast acoustic
4*- Midtempo. Upbeat and airy. Fem. vocal.
5- Cute '50s kinds of chords
6- Mid/fast; a calm uptempo shuffle
7- Midtempo w/wacky kazoo/sax ending
8- Rockabilly, kind of
9*- Glam-opera snippet
10*- Midtempo, w/pretty melody
11- Nicely digging guitars, calm harmony vocs
12- Midtempo; big guitars
13- Midtempo w/nice harmony vocs
14- Slow reprise of #5
15*- Midtempo
16*- Midtempo, female voc.
17- Mid/slow
18- Mid/fast, big sound
19- Fast and psychedelic-weird
20- Slow and sad, then accelerates

Track Listing
1.Opening 11.Conflicted
2.Rot 12.Tangled Up
3.Ego (Prelude) 13.Billy
4.Driving the Sun 14.Roots (Reprise)
5.Roots 15.Stephanie's Shoes
6.Up and Coming 16.Collection of Dreams
7.Greener 17.My Voice Has Gone Out
8.It's Okay 18.Around You
9.That Girl 19.Wish
10.Picture Perfect 20.Opportunity