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Arnalds, Olafur / Eulogy For Evolution
Album:Eulogy For Evolution Collection:Classical
Artist:Arnalds, Olafur Added:07/2008
Label:Erased Tapes Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-04-12 Pull Date:2009-06-14 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:14 Jun24 May10 May3 May26 Apr
Airplays:12122

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 12, 2014:minimum entropy
Distant Street Lights By Codes In The Clouds
4.May 23, 2009:Multiple Personality Disorder
Fok By Olafur Arnalds
2.Jun 29, 2013:Music Casserole
Vemeer By Aparatec
5.May 23, 2009:Music Casserole
3055 By Olafur Arnalds
3.Jun 09, 2009:An Analgesic Haze
Boundaries By Kyte
6.May 06, 2009:KZSU's Heartbleeps
Autark By Ghostworker

Album Review
Alma Mahler
Reviewed 2009-04-01 
Cinematic orchestral pieces that combine classical instrumentation, ambient electronics, loops, and beats. Simple, stark piano melodies and warm, emotive violins characterize most of the tracks. Promo material compares his sound with Sigur Ros. No vocals. Try 6, 4, 7, 8. Pretty stuff.

1) Pretty, but sounds like the closing credits to the Young and the Restless.
2) Piano focus, swelling strings enter & leave in fits & starts. Faint echo-y ambience in the background.
3) Violin focus, return to melody of track 1.
4) * This track has a beautiful arc. Interesting piano tones. Last 25 secs is almost inaudible ambience.
5) This one has some powerful, dark moments. Very evocative – you can almost see the thrilling drama unfold.
6) ** Ocean, wind soundscape, a softer variation of the melody in track 1,3. Drums enter ~3:30.
7) * Just cello - beautiful
8) * Post-rock out of nowhere.


Track Listing
1.Boundaries By Kyte 6.3055 By Olafur Arnalds
2.Fok By Olafur Arnalds 7.Distant Street Lights By Codes In The Clouds
3.Autark By Ghostworker 8.Vemeer By Aparatec
4.The Engine By The British Expeditionary Force 9.The Morning By Ghostworker (Acousmatic Mix)
5.Kitsch By Rival Consoles 10.A Long Way From Home By The British Expeditionary Force (Rival Consoles Rmx)
 11.Odds & Ends By Canon Blue (Rival Consoles Rmx)