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First, David / Privacy Issues
Album:Privacy Issues Collection:General
Artist:First, David Added:05/2011
Label:Xi Records 

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Add Date:2011-12-18 Pull Date:2012-02-19 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:19 Feb22 Jan15 Jan8 Jan25 Dec
Airplays:12411

 Recent Airplay
1.Feb 17, 2012:Songs: Cantan
Tell Tale 2.1
4.Jan 14, 2012:Songs: Cantan
The Softening Door
2.Jan 19, 2012:The Solipsist
Aw! / Drawline Spout / Holi Spank, Tell Tale 2.1
5.Jan 13, 2012:Songs: Cantan pt. I
My Veil Evades Detection; My Veil Defies Exhaustion; My Veil And I Divorce
3.Jan 15, 2012:multiple catharses: cancer still sucks
Pipeline Witness Apologies To Dennis
6.Jan 11, 2012:razor's edge
My Veil Evades Detection; My Veil Defies Exhaustion; My Veil And I Divorce

Album Review
tyler haddow
Reviewed 2011-12-10 
Review by Tyler Haddow 12/8/11

Three discs of absolutely fantastic drone. There is an impressive array of themes here; no two tracks sound alike, which is an admirable achievement for an album like this. Song structures are surprisingly dynamic with organic, imaginative (albeit slow) transformations. There’s a journey to be found in every track. Highly, highly recommended for bladerunnercore fans. Tracks with asterisks stood out to me, but you can’t go wrong. No FCC’s.

Play this!

~ DISC 1 ~
1. (35:40) A multitude of trebly, often dissonant theremin drones wash in and out. Otherwordly, heavily meditative.
2. (16:07) Overlayed ebow guitar drones create deeper and darker mood. The dissonance is constant and overwhelming.
3.**** (21:43) Epic. A far more diverse set of instruments (crazed electric guitar, violin, prepared piano) gives colorful flair to a droney black abyss. Beautifully crafted, dynamic.

~ DISC 2 ~
1. (1:07) Transistor radio shenanigans.
2.**** (14:53) Atonal computer beeps buzz over brooding tones. Calmly unnerving and subversive.
3.*** (31:22) Slow to develop, but rewarding. Smooth-as-silk modulating drones dissolve into a slow-motion depiction of nanorobot apocalypse.
4. (11:02) Hypnotic, buzzy waves. Fairly straightforward.
5. (2:12) High-pitched synth interplay. Dissonant.

~ DISC 3 ~
DISC 3:
1. (41:05) Warm, dark drones are accompanied by curious trombone wails. Tension mounts. Almost jazzy trombone and keyboard improvisation energizes the second half.

Track Listing
1.Zen Guilt/Zen Blame 5.The Softening Door
2.A Bet On Transcendence Favors The House 6.Aw! / Drawline Spout / Holi Spank
3.My Veil Evades Detection; My Veil Defies Exhaustion; My Veil And I Divorce 7.Belt
4.Tell Tale 2.1 8.Happy Beatday
 9.Pipeline Witness Apologies To Dennis