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Static Of The Gods / Knowledge Machine
Album:Knowledge Machine Collection:General
Artist:Static Of The Gods Added:Mar 2010
Label:Delverano Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-05-30 Pull Date:2010-08-01 
Week Ending:Jul 25Jul 18Jun 27Jun 20Jun 6

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 02, 2011:According To Esquire:The Best Of 2010
Mean Streak
4.Jul 18, 2010:the velvet futon
Mean Streak
2.Dec 15, 2010:A Taste of Esquire
Mean Streak
5.Jul 13, 2010:At The Cafe Of Cookies
White Flag
3.Aug 01, 2010:the velvet futon
Talk You Down, Mean Streak
6.Jun 26, 2010:the velvet futon
Mean Streak

Album Review
mr. esq.
Reviewed 2010-06-12 
as reviewed by mr. esq.

pop. almost-kinda-sorta dreampop.
static of the gods (great name) is from boston.
a trio. three guys. and an uncredited female vocalist.
so i guess that makes them a quartet? not much info to go on.
the album was recorded at a farmhouse in vermont.
if you like madder rose, 10, 000 maniacs, sugarcubes, motels, altered images -you'll like this. dreamy poppy.
great for suburban housewives to take pharma to after a long day. dim the lights&relax. i really liked this.
and i'm not a suburban housewife.
recommended tracks: 2,3,4,7,9,11.

1. pretty, synthy. kinda sounds like maria mc kee singing.
*2. lovely middle&vocals. dreamy. 'ooo woo ooo wooo-ooo' (has she discovered the pleasures of a vi-) *3. great intro -building w/hum. vocals kick in double tracked=lovely. *4. driving pop. i'm really starting to like her voice. 5. sweet maniacs. then it gets lame. 6. drone opening, and it gets pretty...cheesy. *7. BEST TRACK: dancy opening. is that a farfisa? muffled beatbox; nightclub noir feel; kick in rock up middle. reminds me a lot of latter-day madder rose =i love it. 8. sad soundy. *9. sadder soundy. the drum pounds. someone's lost in the forest. great middle-pretty guitars. 10. dancy opening into dreampoppy. *11. soaring; cool distorted guitars; vocals going cocteau. is it echo, or is it pharma&a vi-

Track Listing
1.Rest Your Head 6.Eating Well
2.Talk You Down 7.Mean Streak
3.Hollowheart 8.Fire-Eater
4.White Flag 9.Meteor Fights
5.Church Bells 10.Between The Reasons
 11.True North