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Piano Magic / Disaffected
Album:Disaffected Collection:General
Artist:Piano Magic Added:05/2005
Label:Darla Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-08-07 Pull Date:2005-10-09 
Week Ending:2 Oct25 Sep11 Sep4 Sep28 Aug21 Aug
Airplays:111312

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 01 Oct 05:Boo Radley
Biff Bang Pow
4.Fri, 02 Sep 05:Riina
Distraction-Limited
2.Fri, 23 Sep 05:Riina
Distraction-Limited
5.Wed, 31 Aug 05:Wedge
Lost and Found [sub]
3.Wed, 07 Sep 05:Murray
Epic Soundtracks
6.Tue, 30 Aug 05:Julia
Foreplay and Sex Wax

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2007-08-05 
This is an interesting band, sometimes very minimal, somewhat poppy & other times melancholy, slow and more minimal. Lots of nice guitar work & pretty solid, nice songwriting. Sounds very akin to Felt, The Church, The Wake, Mark Lanegan, The For Carnation.

(((1))) Minimal beat, sullen vocals leading to a nice change in volume. Somewhat like Jeff Buckley or Nick Cave with an indie fix.
(((2))) Jazzy guitar, hollow beat, catchy vocals. Nice off-kilter strums. Deals with the shittiness of everyday life.
((((3)))) Pretty shimmery guitars, bitter & dark lyrics that may as well be death metal. Like a bleak & twisted version of the Church.
((4)) Straight-ahead indie pop, not bad for what it is not good either.
(((((5)))))) Sad, low-hearted guitar strum & spoken word, click track beat. dealing with ghosts & loss of love. The Brits like these folks known this stuff SO well-it’s mindblowing.
((((6))))) Sloooowww, Mark Lanegan-style smoky “last drink of the night, she just screwed me over again”. Stark & beautiful.
(((7))) Acoustic burdensome folk. Deals with wanting to get outta town - forever.
(((8))) Here’s that Wake influnece: medium electro beat, sorrow-filled vocals, pretty nice female/male dueting.
((((9)))) Slow, über-minimal, shimmering guitars, catchy folk-pop.
((((10)))) Gorgeous guitar & sad viola, very English sounding vocals not so much an accent as it is the atittude & approach.
(((11))) Big-ass re-mix of track #8. Sounds similar until the silly vocoder kicks in (at 4:26) & some bouncy clangy beats, too.

Track Listing
1.You Can Hear the Room 6.Your Ghost
2.Love & Music 7.I Must Leave London
3.Night of the Hunter 8.Deleted Scenes
4.Disaffected 9.The Nostalgist
5.Theory of Ghosts 10.You Can Never Get Lost (When