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Stith, Dm / Curtain Speech
Album:Curtain Speech Collection:General
Artist:Stith, Dm Added:11/2008
Label:Asthmatic Kitty 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-03-08 Pull Date:2009-05-10 
Week Ending:12 Apr5 Apr29 Mar22 Mar15 Mar

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 02 Jan 16:Eme O
Music Casserole
4.Fri, 03 Apr 09:Basil and Zan
before bball
2.Mon, 06 Apr 09:rafe
Gold Soundz
5.Wed, 01 Apr 09:Red West
The Heart of KZSU
3.Sat, 04 Apr 09:Eme O
Music Casserole
6.Fri, 27 Mar 09:Kremit The Horn
Emphysema For Emphasis

Album Review
Bailey Richardson
Reviewed 2009-02-25 
DM Stith “Curtain Speech” A mix between the flurrying, layered symphonies of Sufjan Stevens (they share the same label & apparently Sufjan contributed to the album) and the unobtrusive, intimate softness of Bon Iver. The EP combines mostly guitar & strings with electronics, choir, quirky percussion and pennywhistles (you’ll know it when you hear it). I dig it! All songs are worth a listen, but #3 is most experimental and complex (note its length). No FCCs
Basil baileyr@stanford.edu

1) *Soft acoustic guitar, soft voice -> gets experimental & builds w/ military drum roll, harmonies (3:43)
2) just some revolving piano chords & harrowing harmonies (1:43)
3) **acoustic plucking, machine gun harmonies; storms into a cyclone of whiny, wild violins, clapping & louder vocals (7:37)
4) * whistling, lovely piano, wandering chime noises; no vocals (2:51)
5) *fast acoustic guitar plucking; he speaks close to the mic which gives his vox a rich texture (1:10)

Track Listing
1.Around The Lion Legs 3.Just Once
2.Curtain Speech 4.Hoarse Sorrows And The Whole Blind Earth...
 5.Abraham's Song (Firebird)