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Nicks Myth / He Never Goes Anywhere
Album:He Never Goes Anywhere Collection:General
Artist:Nicks Myth Added:11/2008
Label:Somber Atlantic Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-01-11 Pull Date:2009-03-15 
Week Ending:8 Mar1 Mar22 Feb15 Feb8 Feb25 Jan

 Recent Airplay
1.Feb 03, 2012:InAcrossAwayFromMe
Running Through The Hills With My Old Dog, Hugo
4.Aug 29, 2009:Scatterbrain Radio
Running Through The Hills With My Old Dog, Hugo
2.Jul 03, 2010:Music Casserole
Mary, How I Miss You
5.Mar 07, 2009:Scatterbrain Radio
All This Gravity And Nothing To Fight It With
3.Sep 01, 2009:Hipster Garbage (sub)
Running Through The Hills With My Old Dog, Hugo
6.Feb 28, 2009:Scatterbrain Radio
Running Through The Hills With My Old Dog, Hugo, Leave This Town And Seldom Return

Album Review
Eme O
Reviewed 2009-01-07 
Contemplative experimental indie rock. Debut release from San Jose musician Nick Smith (also in local band "Settler"). Recorded in the living room of The Gingerbread House, a home/music venue in San Jose. Drums, synth, guitar, no vocals. --Eme O.

1) Quick crescendo, then successive swells and falls in volume. Inorganic and spacey. Starts with low notes and ends high. Loud at the end with quick fade-out.

*2) Quick drums for intro, guitar and soundscape soon to follow. Ends with instruments dropping out until you hear just a sound that's something like a wave crashing quietly on sand. Radiohead-ish.

3) High notes wail over steady drums and guitar (which alternates between just a few notes). Kind of a mid-tempo lament.

4) Lazy drum intro, followed by soft and long guitar notes. Ends abruptly.

* 5) Lonely guitar musing. Kind of blues-y, if blues were played in outer space. Ends with a fade-out of pops and crackles.

6) Slow and quiet, spare sound to start. Sounds gets louder and fuller about one minute in.

7) Starts with the audio (countdown) for a space shuttle taking
off. Countdown fades out as music gets louder, disappearing about 1 minute in. Slow, dreamy guitar and drum. Synth sounds are a constant hum, (maybe like the sound of an engine?). Gets loud with 1 minute to go and then quiet 'til the end.

8) No sound for the first 9 seconds, then the music fades in. Slow. Loud drums, arrhythmic guitar strums, simple synth melody. Fade out.

* 9) Slow. Similar to track 8 at first, except the guitar sounds something like a steel drum. Synth sounds floating in the background. Drum and guitar fade out in the middle leaving something that sounds like the music of whales, then return. Quiet low synth sounds at the end.

Track Listing
1.Leave This Town And Seldom Return 5.Mary, How I Miss You
2.Running Through The Hills With My Old Dog, Hugo 6.Johanna Longs To Be With Her Horses
3.Bullshit Ain't Nothin But Chewed Up Grass 7.All This Gravity And Nothing To Fight It With
4.Bury My Heart Beside A Garden Along The Banks Of The Rogue River 8.Stephen And His Grandfather, Mal
 9.We Do What Stupid People Do