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Art in Manila – Set the Woods on Fire (2007)

Art in Manila – Set the Woods on Fire (2007)

Avg. of 200 kbps vbr mp3
Released Aug. 7, 2007 on Saddle Creek

Art in Manila is the latest progeny of Omaha, Nebraska’s Saddle Creek label.

The sextet is comprised of former Azure Ray starlet Orenda Fink on vocals and guitar, Adrianne Verhoeven on keys and vocals, Dan McCarthy on keys, Steve Bartolomei on guitar, Ryan Fox on bass, and Corey Broman on drums.

The band’s debut LP, Set the Woods on Fire, was released last August, just prior to the band’s tour supporting Rilo Kiley.

When Azure Ray, Fink’s ethereal pop duo with fellow Alabaman Maria Taylor, disbanded in 2004, she amped up the country with her solo offering, Invisible Ones, a contemplation on spirituality filled with death and God and maybe redemption — “prophets, pimps, angels, whores,” as she sang — and plenty of Southern Gothic heaviness. Check it out HERE!

With Art in Manila, Orenda turns her voice, which is still pure like a bell and richly sad like red wine, to similar subjects (mostly the soul and its torments).

Her band, cobbled together from people she toured with solo, makes it all seem less lonely. More passionate numbers such as “Spirit, Run” and the acoustic beauty “The Abomination” bear this out clearly, but even on pieces of gorgeous sorrow like album bookends “Time Gets Us All” and “The Game,” there’s the sense that not all is lost because even poor Orenda has someone to keep her company.

Art in Manila was originally going to be called Art Bell, after the creator of and the radio voice behind late-night syndicated talk show, Coast to Coast AM. The famed broadcaster, who officially retired from the show July 1, is famous for delivering commentary dealing with paranormal phenomena like ghosts and UFOs. Although the subject matter seemed to fit the aesthetic of the band, there were potential legal issues, so the band name was changed to make reference to Bell’s 2006 tenure in the Philippines.

Tracklisting

1. Time Gets Us All

2. Our Addictions

3. The Abomination

4. I Thought I Was Free

5. Set the Woods on Fire

6. Golden Dawn

7. Anything You Love

8. The Sweat Descends (written by Les Savy Fav)

9. Spirit, Run

10. Precious Pearl

11. The Game

www.myspace.com/artinmanila

Here be Barton Fink’s sis:

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=BTHTKV6V

Thanks to the original poster

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March 26, 2008 Posted by | Art in Manila, Music_Alternative, Orenda Fink, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Art in Manila – Set the Woods on Fire (2007)

Art in Manila – Set the Woods on Fire (2007)

Avg. of 200 kbps vbr mp3
Released Aug. 7, 2007 on Saddle Creek

Art in Manila is the latest progeny of Omaha, Nebraska’s Saddle Creek label.

The sextet is comprised of former Azure Ray starlet Orenda Fink on vocals and guitar, Adrianne Verhoeven on keys and vocals, Dan McCarthy on keys, Steve Bartolomei on guitar, Ryan Fox on bass, and Corey Broman on drums.

The band’s debut LP, Set the Woods on Fire, was released last August, just prior to the band’s tour supporting Rilo Kiley.

When Azure Ray, Fink’s ethereal pop duo with fellow Alabaman Maria Taylor, disbanded in 2004, she amped up the country with her solo offering, Invisible Ones, a contemplation on spirituality filled with death and God and maybe redemption — “prophets, pimps, angels, whores,” as she sang — and plenty of Southern Gothic heaviness. Check it out HERE!

With Art in Manila, Orenda turns her voice, which is still pure like a bell and richly sad like red wine, to similar subjects (mostly the soul and its torments).

Her band, cobbled together from people she toured with solo, makes it all seem less lonely. More passionate numbers such as “Spirit, Run” and the acoustic beauty “The Abomination” bear this out clearly, but even on pieces of gorgeous sorrow like album bookends “Time Gets Us All” and “The Game,” there’s the sense that not all is lost because even poor Orenda has someone to keep her company.

Art in Manila was originally going to be called Art Bell, after the creator of and the radio voice behind late-night syndicated talk show, Coast to Coast AM. The famed broadcaster, who officially retired from the show July 1, is famous for delivering commentary dealing with paranormal phenomena like ghosts and UFOs. Although the subject matter seemed to fit the aesthetic of the band, there were potential legal issues, so the band name was changed to make reference to Bell’s 2006 tenure in the Philippines.

Tracklisting

1. Time Gets Us All

2. Our Addictions

3. The Abomination

4. I Thought I Was Free

5. Set the Woods on Fire

6. Golden Dawn

7. Anything You Love

8. The Sweat Descends (written by Les Savy Fav)

9. Spirit, Run

10. Precious Pearl

11. The Game

www.myspace.com/artinmanila

Here be Barton Fink’s sis:

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=BTHTKV6V

Thanks to the original poster

The image “https://i0.wp.com/myimg.info/thumbs/opt0447042001205737261x.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

March 26, 2008 Posted by | Art in Manila, Music_Alternative, Orenda Fink, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Art in Manila – Set the Woods on Fire (2007)

Art in Manila – Set the Woods on Fire (2007)

Avg. of 200 kbps vbr mp3
Released Aug. 7, 2007 on Saddle Creek

Art in Manila is the latest progeny of Omaha, Nebraska’s Saddle Creek label.

The sextet is comprised of former Azure Ray starlet Orenda Fink on vocals and guitar, Adrianne Verhoeven on keys and vocals, Dan McCarthy on keys, Steve Bartolomei on guitar, Ryan Fox on bass, and Corey Broman on drums.

The band’s debut LP, Set the Woods on Fire, was released last August, just prior to the band’s tour supporting Rilo Kiley.

When Azure Ray, Fink’s ethereal pop duo with fellow Alabaman Maria Taylor, disbanded in 2004, she amped up the country with her solo offering, Invisible Ones, a contemplation on spirituality filled with death and God and maybe redemption — “prophets, pimps, angels, whores,” as she sang — and plenty of Southern Gothic heaviness. Check it out HERE!

With Art in Manila, Orenda turns her voice, which is still pure like a bell and richly sad like red wine, to similar subjects (mostly the soul and its torments).

Her band, cobbled together from people she toured with solo, makes it all seem less lonely. More passionate numbers such as “Spirit, Run” and the acoustic beauty “The Abomination” bear this out clearly, but even on pieces of gorgeous sorrow like album bookends “Time Gets Us All” and “The Game,” there’s the sense that not all is lost because even poor Orenda has someone to keep her company.

Art in Manila was originally going to be called Art Bell, after the creator of and the radio voice behind late-night syndicated talk show, Coast to Coast AM. The famed broadcaster, who officially retired from the show July 1, is famous for delivering commentary dealing with paranormal phenomena like ghosts and UFOs. Although the subject matter seemed to fit the aesthetic of the band, there were potential legal issues, so the band name was changed to make reference to Bell’s 2006 tenure in the Philippines.

Tracklisting

1. Time Gets Us All

2. Our Addictions

3. The Abomination

4. I Thought I Was Free

5. Set the Woods on Fire

6. Golden Dawn

7. Anything You Love

8. The Sweat Descends (written by Les Savy Fav)

9. Spirit, Run

10. Precious Pearl

11. The Game

www.myspace.com/artinmanila

Here be Barton Fink’s sis:

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=BTHTKV6V

Thanks to the original poster

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March 26, 2008 Posted by | Art in Manila, Music_Alternative, Orenda Fink, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Orenda Fink – Invisible Ones (2005)


Orenda Fink – Invisible Ones (2005)

mp3 @ 192 kbps

I remember years ago having to endure a dumb movie called Barton Fink with scenery chewing monster John Turturro and directed by those Coen Brother idiots. I hope this is not the sister of the eponymous character!

I seem to remember that Barton Fink won the Palme D’Or at Cannes. Why do these dumb committees – most recently Oscars – persevere with giving prizes to the Coens? Wake up and see the Emperor’s got new clothes!

Fear not, Cormac Mc Carthy fans, this has nothing to do with those Coen Brother idiots! Orenda is currently the lead singer in the rather good Art in Manila, recent progeny of Omaha, Nebraska’s Saddle Creek label.

Orenda has a long history in the world of indie music. Fink was half of the Southern dream pop duo Azure Ray from 2001 to 2004. She is also a former member of Now It’s Overhead, another Saddle Creek band. She is married to Todd Fink (formerly Todd Baechle – WTF, did he change his name upon marriage?!) of The Faint, another Saddle Creek band.

I guess she just loves anything to do with Saddle Creek!!

In 2006, she formed Art in Manila, originally named Art Bell. The band’s debut album Set the Woods on Fire was released on Saddle Creek on August 7, 2007.

Invisible Ones was her full first full-length solo album and was released on August 23rd, 2005.

Tracklisting

1. Leave It All

2. Invisible Ones Guard The Gate

3. Bloodline

4. Blind Asylum

5. Les Invisibles

6. Miracle Worker

7. No Evolution

8. Dirty South

9. Easter Island

10. Animal

Here be Barton Fink’s sis:

http://sharebee.com/fcd5ed62

Thanks to the original poster

The image “https://i0.wp.com/myimg.info/thumbs/opt0447042001205737261x.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

March 26, 2008 Posted by | Art in Manila, Music_Alternative, Orenda Fink, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Orenda Fink – Invisible Ones (2005)


Orenda Fink – Invisible Ones (2005)

mp3 @ 192 kbps

I remember years ago having to endure a dumb movie called Barton Fink with scenery chewing monster John Turturro and directed by those Coen Brother idiots. I hope this is not the sister of the eponymous character!

I seem to remember that Barton Fink won the Palme D’Or at Cannes. Why do these dumb committees – most recently Oscars – persevere with giving prizes to the Coens? Wake up and see the Emperor’s got new clothes!

Fear not, Cormac Mc Carthy fans, this has nothing to do with those Coen Brother idiots! Orenda is currently the lead singer in the rather good Art in Manila, recent progeny of Omaha, Nebraska’s Saddle Creek label.

Orenda has a long history in the world of indie music. Fink was half of the Southern dream pop duo Azure Ray from 2001 to 2004. She is also a former member of Now It’s Overhead, another Saddle Creek band. She is married to Todd Fink (formerly Todd Baechle – WTF, did he change his name upon marriage?!) of The Faint, another Saddle Creek band.

I guess she just loves anything to do with Saddle Creek!!

In 2006, she formed Art in Manila, originally named Art Bell. The band’s debut album Set the Woods on Fire was released on Saddle Creek on August 7, 2007.

Invisible Ones was her full first full-length solo album and was released on August 23rd, 2005.

Tracklisting

1. Leave It All

2. Invisible Ones Guard The Gate

3. Bloodline

4. Blind Asylum

5. Les Invisibles

6. Miracle Worker

7. No Evolution

8. Dirty South

9. Easter Island

10. Animal

Here be Barton Fink’s sis:

http://sharebee.com/fcd5ed62

Thanks to the original poster

The image “https://i0.wp.com/myimg.info/thumbs/opt0447042001205737261x.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

March 26, 2008 Posted by | Art in Manila, Music_Alternative, Orenda Fink, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Orenda Fink – Invisible Ones (2005)


Orenda Fink – Invisible Ones (2005)

mp3 @ 192 kbps

I remember years ago having to endure a dumb movie called Barton Fink with scenery chewing monster John Turturro and directed by those Coen Brother idiots. I hope this is not the sister of the eponymous character!

I seem to remember that Barton Fink won the Palme D’Or at Cannes. Why do these dumb committees – most recently Oscars – persevere with giving prizes to the Coens? Wake up and see the Emperor’s got new clothes!

Fear not, Cormac Mc Carthy fans, this has nothing to do with those Coen Brother idiots! Orenda is currently the lead singer in the rather good Art in Manila, recent progeny of Omaha, Nebraska’s Saddle Creek label.

Orenda has a long history in the world of indie music. Fink was half of the Southern dream pop duo Azure Ray from 2001 to 2004. She is also a former member of Now It’s Overhead, another Saddle Creek band. She is married to Todd Fink (formerly Todd Baechle – WTF, did he change his name upon marriage?!) of The Faint, another Saddle Creek band.

I guess she just loves anything to do with Saddle Creek!!

In 2006, she formed Art in Manila, originally named Art Bell. The band’s debut album Set the Woods on Fire was released on Saddle Creek on August 7, 2007.

Invisible Ones was her full first full-length solo album and was released on August 23rd, 2005.

Tracklisting

1. Leave It All

2. Invisible Ones Guard The Gate

3. Bloodline

4. Blind Asylum

5. Les Invisibles

6. Miracle Worker

7. No Evolution

8. Dirty South

9. Easter Island

10. Animal

Here be Barton Fink’s sis:

http://sharebee.com/fcd5ed62

Thanks to the original poster

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March 26, 2008 Posted by | Art in Manila, Music_Alternative, Orenda Fink, _MUSIC | Leave a comment