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Brightblack Morning Light / Motion To Rejoin
Album:Motion To Rejoin Collection:General
Artist:Brightblack Morning Light Added:Oct 2008
Label:Matador Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-12-21 Pull Date:2009-02-22 
Week Ending:Feb 22Feb 8Feb 1Jan 4Dec 28

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 02, 2010:Scatterbrain Radio
Oppressions Each
4.Feb 04, 2009:Hand Wash in Coleslaw
Oppressions Each
2.Feb 20, 2009:orangeasm
Hologram Buffalo
5.Feb 03, 2009:The Space Jam Revival Hour
Oppressions Each
3.Feb 07, 2009:Music Casserole
Oppressions Each
6.Jan 25, 2009:Music to Make Babies To
Hologram Buffalo

Album Review
Rafe McBride
Reviewed 2008-12-20 
Brightback Morning Light
Motion to Rejoin

Sludgy, drugged-out, dark, and bluesy (think Funkadelic’s track “What Is Soul?” played at half speed). These guys play a super slowed-down haunting variety of psych-blues and achieve a sound that is pretty unique. Most of the tracks feature prominent Rhoads organ with distorted & reverbed vocals and have some faint backing gospel vocals…the album in general has more of a soul/gospel feel than previous work. Start with starred tracks.
FCC – None detected – the vocals are distorted enough to be pretty much unintelligible

1) Intro 40 sec track
** 2) Distorted sound, faint guitar picking and organs.. some backing gospel singers chime in towards the end
3) 8 min track with Filtered / revered out vocals & harmonica with some more gospel singers in the back
** 4) Not as dark as most of the other tracks, almost has a psych-soul feel to it.
5) More on the psych end of the spectrum
6) 10 Min Track – Includes some horn arrangement.
7) Instrumental - Atmospheric horns on top of repeating rhoads organ riff
8) More on the psych-soul end of the spectrum with backing gospel vocals
9) Instrumental with atmospheric guitar effects


Track Listing
1.Introduction 5.Another Reclaimation
2.Hologram Buffalo 6.A Rainbow Aims
3.Gathered Years 7.Summer Hoof
4.Oppressions Each 8.Past A Weatherbeaten Fencepost
 9.When Beads Spell Power Leaf