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Various Artists / When the Sky Color Cha
Album:When the Sky Color Cha Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:11/2004
Label:Ak Duck Records 

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Add Date:2005-01-09 Pull Date:2005-03-13 Charts:RPM/Electronica
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Album Review
Captain Dee
Reviewed 2005-01-18 
Bitchin' compilation from emerging Israeli electronica/synth-pop label Ak Duck (thanks to Mor for the hook up). The tracks range from straight IDM to beeping videogame-esque tunes to electro-pop with vocals. But the whole compilation is very electronic in sound, and most of it has a "retro" vibe (lots of harsh/simple electronic beats). I enjoyed the pure electronica more, but maybe that’s just my personal taste.

And come on, the Duck Hunt reference alone makes this CD worth playing.
Favorite Tracks: 2, 4, 7, 8, 13

- Captain Dee, 12-2004


1. Echoing sounds, deep bass, clanky beat, wonky/tweaked-out melody. Later, muddled robot vocals. Picture a robot secret agent? (4:28)
**2. Funky, in a bizarre electronic way. Dirty robot beats with catchy synth riffs. Imagine a happenin' dance party in your CPU. Fun stuff. (5:29)
3. Lazy, wobbly melodies, mid-tempo beat. Snowy day music, perhaps. (3:20)
*4. Cheerful, echo-y synths, slow beat, glitchy feel. (3:53)
5. Old school synth-pop with duet of whisper-ish French vocals. 80's much? (3:01)
6. Tick-tocking instrumental electro-pop, underwater? Or at least muffled. (3:01)
*7. Vintage Atari/NES (Nintendo) sound, busy aura. This has to be composed using a videogame system. Hell yeah! (2:44)
*8. Scurrying electric harps, distant beat, cartoonish sound effects. Cute. (1:42)
9. Crashing drum beat, spacey but lush strings melody, electronic noodling. (3:42)
10. Sounds like a volcano erupting over an out-of-place, unsettling melody. (2:19)
11. Punk-y pop with electro twinge, happy chimes, and girl vocals. (2:19)
12. More Kraftwerk-ish electro-pop with a heavy 80’s feel and Hebrew(?) garage-ish vocals. (3:37)
*13. Cool juxtaposition of very ambient synths, industrial overtones/beat, shimmering melody fragments, and some Matrix samples. (7:17)

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Dex Turner Wish
2.Kalbata The War of Base and Bass
3.Mule Driver Miss Ponsibility
4.Acute Made As You Wish
5.Spark O Summertime Blues
6.Binom Newton Take It Sleazy
7.Gelbart Junk #14
8.Burstein, or The Fictional Well of the Re
9.Digital_Me Your God As a Metaphor
10.Strategic Friendships Rotem's Birthday Song
11.Rockstar Wannabe You're Fine
12.Poster Boys Electrifying Feeling
13.Ambidextrous Us or Them