Delicate Steve / Wondervisions
Album:Wondervisions Collection:General
Artist:Delicate Steve Added:Feb 2011
Label:Luaka Bop 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-05-21 Pull Date:2011-07-23 
Week Ending:Jul 24Jul 17Jul 10Jul 3Jun 26Jun 19Jun 12Jun 5

Recent Airplay
1.Dec 13, 2021:Waste FM (rebroadcast from Jun 12, 2018)
The Ballad Of Speck And Pebble
4.Apr 16, 2015:A Visit Drum
Sugar Splash
2.Jun 12, 2018:Waste FM
The Ballad Of Speck And Pebble
5.Apr 02, 2015:A Visit From Drum
Sugar Splash
3.Apr 23, 2015:The Sunset Life
Welcome - Begin
6.Jan 29, 2015:A Visit From Drum
Sugar Splash

Album Review
Gorilla Man Jr.
Reviewed 2011-06-21 
Instrumental indie pop from Northern New Jersey. These are more mood pieces than tightly-structured songs. Occasionally reminiscent of Dirty Projectors. A lot of synth, layers and layers of guitar. I recommend tracks 2, 9, and 11. No FCCs.

1. Discordant guitar and cymbals for 30 seconds or so, moving into a quick series of staccato guitar parts. Dirty Projectors comes to mind. (1:48)
2. *Happy. A bouncing acoustic guitar gives a consistent upbeat feel, while the double-tracked electric guitar provides a more serene feel. And of course, what happy song wouldn’t be complete with some falsetto “oohs” (2:43)
3. Thirty seconds of a guitar being plugged in. (0:32)
4. Uptempo, which dips in the middle. Another Dirty Projectors-type song. Multiple guitars move in bursts, undercutting one another at times. Non-standard drums. The end has a beautiful call and response between a high-pitched distorted guitar and the rest of the instruments. (4:20)
5. *Slow, acoustic. Reminds me of Led Zeppelin’s Bron-Yr-Aur. I just wish it were longer. (1:17)
6. Interlude. (0:34)
7. A slow, synth-dominated track. Begins with a cool synth sound, spare drums. As soon as it starts to feel meandering, it switches up briefly then goes back. (3:23)
8. Busy synth waves up and down, while another organ-sounding synth moves slowly and somberly. (2:42)
9. **Starts slowly, then bursts around a minute but maintains a midtempo reflective feel. It’s a slow propulsion. constant quarter note drum beats. Echoes. Nice slide guitar parts. (3:40)
10. Ethereal synth and soaring electric guitar. (1:41)
11. *Complex drum machine. A twangy slide guitar comes in, and you understand why it is called “Butterfly.” Though maybe “Bumblebee” would have been a better title. about halfway through it almost all fades out, giving way to clean electric guitar strums. It picks up again (4:17)
12. Plucky guitar part. Some Jack White sounding electric guitar with a nice little riff. (3:12)

Track Listing
1.Welcome - Begin 7.Wondervisions
2.The Ballad Of Speck And Pebble 8.Z Expression
3.Source (Connection) 9.Don't Get Stuck (Proud Elephants)
4.Sugar Splash 10.Source (Bridge)
5.Attitude / Gratitude 11.Butterfly
6.Source (Construction) 12.Flyin' High