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Angell, Theo & The Tabernacle Hillside Singers / Auraplinth
Album:Auraplinth Collection:General
Artist:Angell, Theo & The Tabernacle Hillside Singers Added:Dec 2007
Label:Digitalis Industries 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-12-24 Pull Date:2008-02-25 
Week Ending:Jan 6Dec 30

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 29, 2013:Murder Ballads and Torch Songs
She King
3.Jan 02, 2008:Baptism of Solitude
Crows Landing
2.Mar 15, 2012:Nathin' To Do
In About A Half An Hour
4.Dec 26, 2007:Baptism of Solitude
Crows Landing

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-12-26 
THEO ANGELL & THE TABERNACLE HILLSIDE SINGERS - "Auraplinth" CD (Digitalis Industries)
Freak folk, diy spirituals, and diverse usage of different roots sounds and ideas. ANGELL was a member of JACKIE-O MOTHERFUCKER and HALL OF FAME. This reminds me a bit of stranger DEVENDRA BANHART moments. Tracks are very different from each other often having different instrumentation.
1. Odd group singing, a number of acoustic guitars, and joyous in some way I can't put my finger on. Ends quiet and minimal.
**2. Slow banjo, simple with strange and funny lyrics. Finding a corpse? Eating something out of it?
3. Simple guitar and mainly voice. Rambles a bit. Unique melody line.
4. Faster guitar, almost-falsetto, something about spacesuits.
**5. Guitar more up front, repetitive ina good way.
**6. FCC Slightly psychedelic. Great song which is too bad he says fuck a few times.
7. Finger picked guitar and a different style singing. Reminds me of DEVENDRA BANHART.
8. More electric and bluesy. Poppy hippy jam.
9. A handful of vocalists making odd vocal sounds along with a slow drum.
10. Tambourine (?) and vocals. Short.
11. Minimal improvised sounding guitar and off key singing that sounds like Halloween singing.
**12. Like track 7. Folk and I hear the DEVENDRA BANHART.
13. Flute to go along with the pretty guitar.
**14. Darker and longer track. Murder ballad?
**15. Strange vocal sounds. Manipulated vocal sounds?
Good stuff. -mph

Track Listing
1.In About A Half An Hour 8.Apparently Someone Tried To
2.Crows Landing 9.Flurdrid Mourning
3.On The Willow 10.Is The Worst Ever Best?
4.Stuttgart Summertime 11.The Golden Hour
5.Bountfling 12.Gardenfull
6.Have U Seen The Birds Lately? 13.Aurelia
7.Written With The Word 14.She King
 15.Forward With The Veil