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Orinoka Crash Suite / 34 Reasons Why Life Goes on
Album:34 Reasons Why Life Goes on Collection:General
Artist:Orinoka Crash Suite Added:03/2004
Label:Tumult 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-06-07 Pull Date:2004-08-09 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:8 Aug11 Jul4 Jul27 Jun20 Jun13 Jun
Airplays:111223

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 21 Oct 09:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
4.Thu, 01 Jul 04:Ben
Umami Jazz Program
2.Wed, 04 Aug 04:crisco jones
press and release
5.Thu, 24 Jun 04:Katy & Murray
Hello Kitten
3.Thu, 08 Jul 04:Katy & Murray
Hello Kitten
6.Wed, 23 Jun 04:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2004-05-14 
Double CD of locally produced ultra low fi experimental/noise. CD2 contains interesting noise, compositions, most of which are radio friendly in length, have great production (or lack thereof), drone, hypnotize and otherwise please. CD1 comes across too precious for the most part, trite, in a “yeah, I remember my first acid trip-acoustic guitar-ghetto blaster/4track-tape recorder-candle-lit-room” kind of way, but taken in small doses can be seen as an ode to the stylings of stranger John Fahey (though I’d strongly recommend playing the real thing). Stick to CD2.

CD1 (mostly acoustic guitar ramblings):

1) rhythmic w/ synth noises
2) psyche distant “vocals” added, nice noise at end
3) field recordings, footsteps
4-6, 12, 14-17, 22, 24) wanky hipster pseudo folk acoustic guit picking, dishevled, abstract, dissonant, forced, out of tune, “trippy”
7,8) some looping noise along w/ the guit
9) very brief words
10, 19) straightforward picking, doubled up
11) toy-like organ and drum beat, preciously low-fi and offbeat
13) interesting looped noise a la Third Eye Foundation
18) distant piano joins the mindless guitar
20) casio beat, low fi
21, 23) piano
25) low drone, beat

CD2 (more varied, good noise):
1) mostly low freq distorto noise, harsh in places
2) organ tone w/ feedbacky sounds, sublime
3) hgh pitched tones, treated noise, guitar
4) sparse rumbled tone layers, dreamy
5) harsh noise
6) electronic tones tempered w/ low drones, nice
7) like pounding your way through the darkened hold of a steel tanker far away at sea
8) sparse feedback, distorto tones
9) sparse percussive tones
10) swirly spooky sounds
11) noise w/ clangy tones
12) lovely layers and washes of harsh noise
13) reverby banging
14) subdued sparseness grows harsh drony slowly, narcotic, w/ electronics entering the fray
15) fine distorto wash, very pretty
16) synth noise- acoustic guits appear
17) noise collage, buried TV voices
18) good creepy drony synth noise

Track Listing
1.1 18.18
2.2 19.19
3.3 20.20
4.4 21.21
5.5 22.22
6.6 23.23
7.7 24.24
8.8 25.25
9.9 26.26
10.10 27.27
11.11 28.28
12.12 29.29
13.13 30.30
14.14 31.31
15.15 32.32
16.16 33.33
17.17 34.34