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Boxharp / Loam Arcane
Album:Loam Arcane Collection:General
Artist:Boxharp Added:03/2010
Label:Hidden Shoal 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-10-03 Pull Date:2010-12-05 
Week Ending:21 Nov24 Oct17 Oct

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 18, 2010:abra's airwaves
Who Are Your People (South Shoal)
4.Oct 19, 2010:the seductardation of palo alto city council
The Postcard
2.Nov 17, 2010:Brownian Motion
Who Are Your People (South Shoal)
5.Oct 16, 2010:lost and found
Who Are Your People (South Shoal)
3.Nov 14, 2010:the seductardation
The Postcard
6.Oct 11, 2010:Egg of Columbus Day

Album Review
tony echo*
Reviewed 2010-09-22 
Boxharp are a UK electronic duo, singer Wendy Allen and producer Scott Solter. Solter has worked with Mike Patton, Superchunk, and St. Vincent. Allen’s lilting, ethereal vocals make you believe she’s a fairy, elf, or some other supernatural creature. Loam Arcane is a 4-song EP, with a discordant electro-folk-pop first half and a spaced-out, abstract 2nd half that BLISS-centric DJs will dig. These songs would make a great contribution to the soundtrack for a future Lord of The Rings or Avatar installment - take that for what it’s worth.

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*=liked, **=loved

1.* 3:47 midtempo drum-n-bass/breaks. Stanford choral ensemble-esque vocals, fast modulations yet precise, over discordant yet beautiful melodies.

2. 3:18 slower than #1, more conventionally pleasant, with much less percussion. More choral vocals, backed by choral noodling. Basic, piano-based melody.

3.** 3:27 haunting, string- and synth-based melody with light scuffing percussion in the background. vocals are beautiful.

4.** 5:43 instrumental. most blissful track on the EP. long, pleasant string and synth chords with light, interesting percussion - scraping and water drops. aims to be epic, good soundtrack for trekking across vast stretches of grassland or forest. warning- last 0:30 is almost silent.

Track Listing
1.Fanfin 3.The Postcard
2.Rainbirds 4.Who Are Your People (South Shoal)