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Loden / Valeen Hope
Album:Valeen Hope Collection:General
Artist:Loden Added:May 2007
Label:Mush Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-06-10 Pull Date:2007-08-12 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:Aug 12Aug 5Jul 22Jul 15Jul 8Jul 1Jun 24Jun 17

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 24, 2009:lost and found
Vlugt (And More For You)
4.Aug 09, 2007:Emphysema For Emphasis
Valeen Hope
2.Aug 30, 2008:Lost and Found
Vlugt (And More For You)
5.Aug 07, 2007:Lost and Found
Vlugt (And More For You)
3.Apr 09, 2008:nag champa orangeasm
Sugar Tea
6.Aug 02, 2007:Emphysema For Emphasis
Our Exploding Lives

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-06-04 
IDM/Electronica record with a good set of samples and sounds. The artist seems to draw a lot of his material from rock and 90s pop. A number of tracks easily fall into ambient category and would make great nighttime listening, while others are harder. Some tracks similar to Aphex Twin, Squarepusher, other tracks sound like Ladytron. Maybe even some Vangelis influence.
Track picks: 2, 6, 7, 10, 11 ***FCC Clean (instrumental)***

1. Cool intro beat, IDM style track
**2. Bitching keyboards! Slow start, cool beat later on
3. Chilled, ambient style, waterfall sample
4. Crazy organ sound+vocals. Kind of Vangelis style
5. Downtempo, strange string sounds + IDM beats
**6. Slow intro, pretty epic+menacing melody, cool keyboards
**7. Like 6 but much harder melody and beat in the middle
8. Downtempo, trip-hop beat + organ sound
9. Midtempo, guitar intro, heavy sounding track
**10. Uptempo but slow intro, crazy squarepusher-style beats later
**11. Midtempo, ladytron-style pretty groovy
12. Chilled, ambient style, syncopated keyboard sound

Track Listing
1.(In) 7.Our Exploding Lives
2.Vlugt (And More For You) 8.Tears For The Thirsty
3.Tenofour 9.So This Is Reality
4.A Star On Your Shoulder 10.Sugar Tea
5.Komop 11.Ideal Skies
6.Valeen Hope 12.Knkk