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Cline, Nels + Jeremy Drake / Banning + Center
Album:Banning + Center Collection:General
Artist:Cline, Nels + Jeremy Drake Added:05/2006

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-05-21 Pull Date:2006-07-23 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:23 Jul9 Jul2 Jul25 Jun18 Jun4 Jun28 May

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 19, 2012:The Solipsist
B+C 2
4.Jun 30, 2006:Memory Select
B+C 3
2.Jul 20, 2006:Baptism of Solitude
B+C 2
5.Jun 21, 2006:Brownian Motion
B+C 3
3.Jul 06, 2006:Baptism of Solitude
B+C 2
6.Jun 17, 2006:Cognitive Overload
B+C 3

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2006-05-17 
Nels Cline, Jermey Drake experimental guitar duo: guitar treatments that go from Derek Bailey prettiness to Lee Renaldo smothering noise within minutes, a song. Heavy treatments sound more like old analog synths than guitars, beautiful washes of noise, sublime. All recorded live at a recent performance. A very nice mix of noise and avante flavored prettiness.

1) sparse treated guitar, analog synth, spacey, trippy, after a few minutes turns very noisey with synth, guitar is gone (or at least the Bailey’esque is)
2) treated guitar is back, quiet sparse start, after ~4 minutes turns into beautiful noise wash
3) interesting guitar wails to start then an ebbing and flowing distortion wash and melodic pitch changed lines
4) very quiet sparse start, things start breaking loose after about 2 minutes, intense and cinematic, a nice dramatic variety of moods, noise, tones

Track Listing
1.B+C 1 3.B+C 3
2.B+C 2 4.B+C 4