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This is fantastic stuff. This expanded edition from Cherry Red Records makes the case for hearing it free of the baggage cisiter that alt rock era.
It’s the surge of tribal drums introducing second track, Red And Purple, which hints at where the Dodos are truly heading, Logan Kroeber’s unconventional percussion fusing with Meric Long’s agile, feverish strumming and sweetly awkward voice to create something unpredictable, fidgety and oddly charming. Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime. Revisiting our best electronic albums fromwe find these records have stood the test of time.
Skip to main content. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This is one of the few releases of that shook me out of my complacency and forced me to accept it on its own terms. Complete your purchase to save the MP3 version to your music library. The first half is a tepid rehash of Elliot Smith’s “Waltz 2” that will make listeners wince when Long’s voice can’t seem to hit those flat notes.
Originally formed in under the moniker Dodobird as a one man acoustic act, Meric Long would gig around SF playing folky guitar with a combination of loops and ambient keyboards.
Suddenly, the Dodos sound unique yet still rooted to tradition. Add both to Cart Add both to List.
The Visiter by The Dodos Reviews and Tracks – Metacritic
The 10 Best Electronic Albums of Meric Long’s songwriting lacks the wit of John Darnielle, tge his half-hearted delivery lacks the emotional impact of Jeff Buckley — a deadpan, “Your love is like a thorn in my side” being particularly groan-inducing example.
Underrated American treasure Jude Johnstone presents refreshingly spare, uncluttered grownup ballads on her latest, Living Room. Set up a giveaway. So many of these tracks have already earned 5 stars in my itunes See all 29 customer reviews. But this dodoss where the band shines. It’s hard to get a grasp, based on the sample clips, of how long and harsh passages from some of the tracks actually are “Joe’s Waltz,” I’m looking at you.
Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated. Titanic Rising – Weyes Blood. It invites you in and then gets your slippers and pipe for you while you kick back in reverie.
Customers who bought this item also bought. Recordband member Meric Long revealed the origin of the name of Visiter. They start simple and add sparingly, which is always a smart move. It may go against their goal of recreating their live shows as declared in their label’s press releasebut the band’s sparse use of electric guitar adds a whole lot of texture to a rather bare album.
Like the Th Stripes, the Dodos wring a big sound out of only two band members. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Never heard of them, and after listening to this album for 3 days, I felt compelled to get their earlier dodks as This is fantastic stuff.
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