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High Places – High Places (2008)

High Places – High Places (2008)
MP3 | CBR 320k | 68 MB

Genre : Indie pop, electronic, alternative

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AMG Review by Tim Sendra :

Using samples, loops, found sounds, household appliances, and a highly developed sense of childlike joy and wonder, High Places create some magic on their debut full-length album. The duo of Mary Pearson and Robert Barber take a get-in-where-you-fit-in approach to their sound, splicing in elements of indie pop, electronica, world music, dub, and outer space kids music and ending up with a sound that isn’t miles away from what fellow sonic adventurers like Panda Bear or El Guincho are doing, but retains more than enough individuality and invention to be totally unique and original.

Credit Barber’s amazing ability to weave bits and bobs of noise and sound into a blipping, jerky music that soothes the ears and makes your feet want to move. It could have easily ended up a jumbled mess or a corny gimmick, instead it sounds like a thoroughly modern update on the kind of primitive music humans have been making all along. Pearson’s vocals too deserve all kinds of praise. They are unfailingly sweet without being sugary, sometimes treated and trippy but always directed straight for the heart. She gives the whirlwind of sound a stable and very human center.

Within the group’s hermetically sealed and unified world of sound there is enough variation to keep things very interesting, whether it’s stuttering dance beats on “Gold Coin,” the heavenly clouds of what sounds like bells and strings but could be anything on “Papaya Yeah,” the almost Chinese guitars on “The Storm,” or the clattering steel drums on “The Tree with the Lights On It,” Barber and Pearson show a mastery of atmosphere and dynamics without sacrificing the beauty of the melodies and the impact of the songs.

High Places’ debut lives up to the promise of their singles (and then some) and is hopefully the first of many impressive and inspiring records to come from the duo.

Tracklisting

01 – The Storm (2:48)
02 – You in 40 Years (1:28)
03 – The Tree with the Lights in It (2:41)
04 – Vision’s the First… (3:37)
05 – Gold Coin (3:47)
06 – Papaya Year (1:38)
07 – Namer (4:01)
08 – Golden (2:52)
09 – A Field Guide (3:59)
10 – From Stardust to Sentience (3:33)

This band are going places.

High places!

How fucking corny!

Big thanks to p6s



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October 6, 2008 Posted by | High Places, Music_Alternative, Music_Electronica, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

High Places – High Places (2008)

High Places – High Places
Release date: Sept 23, 2008
Label: Thrill Jockey

Here’s an interesting outing by High Places – a musical group from Brooklyn comprising multi-instrumentalist Rob Barber and vocalist Mary Pearson.

Having received an amount of online acclaim, back in January this year the band was one of just two selected by eMusic to inaugurate its new eMusic Selects feature to promote particularly noteworthy unsigned or underrepresented artists. Later, in May 2008, it was announced that the band had signed with great Chicago independent label Thrill Jockey.

In June 2008 the band embarked on their first European tour.

This band are going places! High places! (… did I really say that?)

Tracklisting

1. The Storm (2:50)
2. You in Forty Years (1:33)
3. The Tree with the Lights in It (2:44)
4. Vision’s the First… (3:40)
5. Gold Coin (3:52)
6. Papaya Year (1:42)
7. Namer (4:03)
8. Golden (2:04)
9. A Field Guide (3:58)
10. From Stardust to Sentience (3:34)

Big thanks to rhoim.blogspot



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September 11, 2008 Posted by | High Places, Music_Alternative, _MUSIC | 1 Comment