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Bottom Of The Hudson / Fantastic Hawk
Album:Fantastic Hawk Collection:Out for Review
Artist:Bottom Of The Hudson Added:Aug 2007
Label:Absolutely Kosher Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-08-26 Pull Date:2007-10-28 
Week Ending:Oct 28Oct 21Oct 14Oct 7Sep 30Sep 23Sep 16Sep 9

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 25, 2007:Partly Cloudy
4.Oct 16, 2007:Time Traveler
Bee Hive
2.Oct 23, 2007:Time Traveler
Bee Hive
5.Oct 11, 2007:Partly Cloudy
Fantastic Hawk
3.Oct 18, 2007:Partly Cloudy
Fantastic Hawk
6.Oct 04, 2007:Partly Cloudy
Fantastic Hawk

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-08-23 
Bottom of the Hudson - Fantastic Hawk

Sometimes droney or shoegazey indie rock/ pop from Brooklyn/ Philly. Vocals are often doubled up for sort of a unique vocal sound. There are hints of 90s-style indie rock in here as well. Lots of guides, drums, bass, some keyboards, some glockenspiel/ vibes. A pretty consistently good (but not great) record.
My picks: 1, 2, 6, 7, 10, 12 FCC: 4

1. slow fade in with guitars and glockenspiel. clarinet and stomps/claps later.
2. mid tempo sort of shoegazey with nice vocals. instrumental part at the end
3. mid-tempo. steady guitars.
4. FCC. keyboards, guitars
5. med-fast. simple two note guitar with strummed acoustic.
6. med-slow and acoustic. nice vocal melody.
7. med-fast. chunky guitars with lead guitar on top.
8. slow. ringing guitars. heavier chorus and then alternating back to sparse
9. pretty straightforward with reverbed vocals.
10. fade in of electro percussion. real drums and rockin guitars enter after that.
11. fingerpicked-style guitar. subdued.
12. slow and slow build up to chorus. great rising-melody chorus.
13. med-slow arpeggiated acoustic guitar and voice. just that besides some droney elements near the end.

Track Listing
1.Fantastic Hawk 7.Suffering Time
2.Bee Hive 8.Over Engineered
3.Handwriting 9.Hide And Seak
4.Pretty Much It 10.Cemetary Eyes
5.Perfect Distillation 11.Casual Moon Beams
6.Rusty Zippers 12.Fantastic Return
 13.Calculating Wire