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About Group / Start & Complete
Album:Start & Complete Collection:General
Artist:About Group Added:May 2011

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-05-14 Pull Date:2011-07-16 
Week Ending:Jul 10Jul 3Jun 26Jun 19Jun 5May 29May 22

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 08, 2011:Wee Animalcules
Lay Me Down
4.Jun 25, 2011:High School Summer College All-Stars
Lay Me Down
2.Jul 02, 2011:jbgln,fdrwvbhrwrb
Lay Me Down
5.Jun 17, 2011:Wee Animacules
Lay Me Down
3.Jun 28, 2011:feelin' the music
Rough & Smooth
6.Jun 03, 2011:The DJ Never Has It
Lay Me Down

Album Review
Rasmus Rygaard
Reviewed 2011-05-20 
Alexis Taylor from Hot Chip teams up with a bunch of friends and records a record in one day. I’m trying hard to avoid comments about how that may or may not have influenced the final outcome, but had they set more time aside, they could probably have come up with something more varied. That being said, the premise of soft, fragile indie rock with a retro touch remains quite compelling.
FCC: Clean Try: 5, 11, 6

1) 1:22 Soft vocals from Alexis Taylor, simple keys.
2) 3:36 Retro sounds, Rhodes keys and wah-wah solo. Slow and melodic.
3) 3:39 Slow, soft, circular. Hints at a climax that never comes around
4) 2:23 Wheezing synths in the background, tremolo guitars.
5) * 4:08 A bit more upbeat, more prominent drums and guitars. I really like the melody and lyrics on this. Slowly fades.
6) * 2:54 Wurlitzers all the way. First two minutes without drums. Very fragile.
7) 0:46 Short, powerful interlude.
8) 3:39 Shaky synths and tom-action. Very sinking indeed. Fades out in reverb-heavy drum noise
9) 2:37 Short, fragile. More wah guitar, there’s even a solo in the middle.
10) 11:04 Yes, this track is 11 minutes. It also has a surprisingly upbeat, jammy feel. Old school as I don’t know what.
11) * 4:45 Slow ballad, long organ chords. Interesting instrumentation,
12) 3:12 Strange guitar (or something) sounds on beatless drums, gets a bit more focused. Sparse vocals.
13) 1:49 Slow, (almost) call and response between piano and keys.
14) 1:14 Second half of first track. Winds down, fades.

Track Listing
1.Married To The Sea (A) 8.A Sinking Song
2.Don't Worry 9.Nothing But Words
3.With Each New Day 10.You're No Good
4.Repair Man 11.Rough & Smooth
5.Lay Me Down 12.Start & Complete
6.A Perspective 13.Dreamt I Saw You Last Night
7.There's A Way To End This Run Of Doubt 14.Married To The Sea (B)