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Brightblack Morning Light / Motion To Rejoin
Album:Motion To Rejoin Collection:General
Artist:Brightblack Morning Light Added:10/2008
Label:Matador Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-12-21 Pull Date:2009-02-22 
Week Ending:22 Feb8 Feb1 Feb4 Jan28 Dec
Airplays:13131

 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

-Rafe

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