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Long Distance Runner / Fire Of Cumulative Hours, The
Album:Fire Of Cumulative Hours, The Collection:General
Artist:Long Distance Runner Added:Nov 2006
Label:Existential Sounds 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-01-14 Pull Date:2007-03-18 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:Feb 11Feb 4Jan 28Jan 21

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 16, 2007:At Your Local Dive
Los Nihongoristas
4.Feb 01, 2007:Trip Over Zero
Blues In The Key Of Red
2.Feb 07, 2007:Plastic Fantastic Lover
The Fire Of Cumulative Hours
5.Jan 27, 2007:cafe paradiso
Mongolian Disco In Exile
3.Feb 06, 2007:Lost and Found
Mongolian Disco In Exile
6.Jan 27, 2007:Radio Experiment #4
Los Nihongoristas

Album Review
Natalie Ruiz Tofano
Reviewed 2007-01-09 
Playful & upbeat electronica, each song has distinct & unique mixture of sounds, almost all instrumental. Debut release from drummer/producer Kyle Briggs, based in Portland (self-released). Described as electro-acoustic experimentalism.
No FCCs Favs: all!

1 – mid/high-tempo electronica, dreamy & bright. Fade-in build up; soft repetitive fem vox; intricate mixture of multiple heavy & light beats, w/layers of swirling acoustic sounds

2 – mid-tempo jazz w/various talking vocal samples. Awesome mix of fast drum beats w/layers of jazzy bass & strings (among a few other sampled instruments)

3 – mid-tempo electro guitar mixed w/heavy bass & soft, swirling electro-acoustic sounds. Layers & layers of drum beats & electro guitar, woa!

4 – the groovy tune. mid-tempo, bright & a little “worldly” sounding w/sampled sounds and fem singing. More mixtures of electro-acoustic sounds

5 – the “darker” tune; heavy, driving electro bass w/strings, electro guitar layers, & fuzzy scratching samples; again w/layers of drum beats

Track Listing
1.Los Nihongoristas 3.After The Math
2.The Fire Of Cumulative Hours 4.Mongolian Disco In Exile
 5.Blues In The Key Of Red