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Thursday, May 28, 2009

life on earth

tiny vipers | Life on Earth

Spent much of the evening listening to/being extremely impressed by the entrancing new LP from Tiny Vipers, Life on Earth (out July 11). Produced by Andrew Hernandez in a "classic analog studio in Austin, TX," the record is haunting and spare and a bit somber, but Jesy Fortino's voice lends an undeniable warmth throughout (Stereogum's David Thomas Broughton comparison was an apt one). I mentioned this track briefly the other day, but in case you missed it, it's now an official promo mp3 from Sub Pop; I think it's safe to say that if you're into this one, you're going to love the full-length:

tiny vipers :: dreamer

Here's another from the new album called "Tiger Mountain," as performed in a dark San Francisco alley last summer for la Blogotheque:



Since we last heard from Dem Hunger (yesterday), the London producer has posted up a rad, unfortunately titled new mix culled from some old/obscure warped "dirty 45's" of unknown origin:

dem hunger :: ejaculation control


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Blogger fratster said...

If by "haunting and spare" you meant "boring and uninspired," then I agree.

3:41 AM  
Blogger fratster said...

O jesus christ...comments are being screened now...I'm never getting posted again.

3:42 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

nah man i'm just filtering spam, not terrible opinions

7:42 AM  
Blogger MatCoes said...

Wow, Tanita Tikaram revisited.

10:50 AM  
Blogger douglas martin said...

AHHHHHHH TINY VIPERS. and thank you for filtering terrible opinions. your blog is better for it. ha.

12:00 PM  
Anonymous Charlie said...

Maybe it's just me. But I really, really love the Life on Earth cover art.

1:40 PM  

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