|Various Artists / Esopus Number Five: Audio Visuals|
|Album:||Esopus Number Five: Audio Visuals||Collection:||General|
|Artist:||Various Artists||Added:||Feb 2006|
|Add Date:||2006-06-11||Pull Date:||2006-08-13|
|Week Ending:||Aug 6||Jul 9||Jun 25||Jun 18|
|1.||Dec 30, 2006:||Multiple Personality Disorder |
On Being Complicated
|4.||Jun 24, 2006:||Epic Soundtracks |
|2.||Aug 02, 2006:||Epic Soundtracks |
Song For You
|5.||Jun 16, 2006:||Mr. S's Wild Ride |
|3.||Jul 06, 2006:||Cognitive Overload |
|6.||Jun 13, 2006:||Radio Of Imagination |
Highly eclectic art pop from Esopus magazine. Features The Mountain Goats, Kevin Blechdom (ex Blectum From Blechdom), Britta Phillips (Luna), and 9 others. From the one-sheet: “Esopus invited 12 musicians to pick a work of visual art they recalled as having been significant to them at some point in their lives and use it as inspiration for a song.” Play with other music from any of these artists. FCC clean. Start with 8, 10, 11, 12.|
1. Cadence Weapon: Electronic hip-hop. Male vocals. Slightly creepy & psychedelic. Ends with percussionless figure.
2. Jim White: Dreamy folk. Male vocals. Guitar and slide banjo.
3. The Mountain Goats: High energy indie folk. Male vocals + acoustic guitar.
4. Alina Simone: Fraught female vocals plus minimal guitar and a sprinkling of electronics.
5. Josephine Foster: Slow (synthetic) chamber pop featuring synth harp. Fuzzy, very quiet operatic vocals (female).
6. Autoparty: Upbeat but dark dance synthpop. Male/female duet vocals.
7. Meg Murray: Bluesy, jazzy ballad. Female vocals plus synthetic percussion.
==> 8. Sankofa: Hip-hop, male vocals. Heavy beat and fluttery synth.
9. Jesus Licks: Surrealistic gospel folk, angelic female vocals.
==> 10. Kevin Blechdom: Intense, busy sound collage. Apocalyptic and silly.
==> 11. Grasshopper With The O.C.D. Bottle Factory: Smokey surf noir. Instrumental. Muted trumpet, synth, and surf guitar.
==> 12. Britta Phillips: Quirky pop. Female vocals. Bass guitar and synths.