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Head of Femur / Ringodom of Proctor
Album:Ringodom of Proctor Collection:General
Artist:Head of Femur Added:Sep 2003
Label:Greyday Productions 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-03-22 Pull Date:2004-05-24 
Week Ending:May 30May 9May 2Apr 18Mar 28

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 10, 2007:Alban Stands There
80 Steps to Jonah
4.May 24, 2004:Morpheus Descends on the Unwitting World
Acme: the Summit of a Mounta
2.Jul 15, 2005:The Dog and Pony show
Curve that Byrd
5.May 08, 2004:Mor On - The Literate Pop Fan
Curve that Byrd
3.May 27, 2005:The Lunchbox
Acme: the Summit of a Mounta
6.Apr 30, 2004:Distraction-Limited
The True Wheel

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-11-22 
This is pop-rock, but definitely into lots of instrumentation. Over-tracked vocals and a variety of instruments abound, giving the record a diverse, disconnected flow. Sometimes it feels like someone set them loose in an elementary school music room. They also seem to be way into stop/start mechanisms. Think Badly Drawn Boy, or “Baby You’re a Rich Man” Beatles. Produced pop-rock, but with energy. Good stuff.

Best tracks: 2, 3, 6, 9.

1. Long drum intro. Up tempo poppy song with starts and stops. Gets all piano-y and airy after a bit. Fades directly into next song.
*2. Fun bassline, some multi-tracked vocals. Xylophone, horns come in.
*3. Slower, with a neat bridge. Tinkly sounds, violin.
4. Vibraphone? Craziness. Strings and piano - mid tempo.
5. Accordion and glockenspiel...see what I mean about the instrumentation?
*6. Bouncy and faster, with a slow interlude. Some fiddly synth.
7. A Brian Eno cover. Mostly synth and guitar - almost sounds brit-poppy.
8. Slower and mellow.
*9. Faster. Cool hand claps and such. A bit of Flaming Lips style silliness.
10. Up tempo guitar song. The production gets a little much.
11. Softer, slower. I’m hearing echoes of the Lips “The Soft Bulletin” again.


Track Listing
1.January on Strike 6.Acme: the Summit of a Mounta
2.Curve that Byrd 7.The True Wheel
3.Yeoman or Tinker 8.Money Is the Root...
4.80 Steps to Jonah 9.Science Needed a Medical Man
5.Me, My Dad, My Cousin, and 10.Finally I've Made It Nowhere
 11.The Car Wore a Halo Hat