Monster Head Room CD (2009)

Artist: Ganglians

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Product Overview


Label Woodsist/revolver
SKU 211314308
UPC 616822083024
UPC 14 00616822083024
Format CD
Release Date 6/21/2009
Author Ganglians
Associated Artist/Work Eat Skull
Technical Info
CatalogID WOODSIST 031
Lable Name Woodsist
Released 06/15/2009
Original Release 2009
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 48m : 13s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00616822083024
Album Notes and Credits
By most reasonable standards, Ganglians' full-length debut, Monster Head Room, would qualify as lo-fi. Compared to their self-titled EP released just a few months earlier, though, Monster Head Room is a veritable pocket symphony. The Sacramento quartet's falsetto harmonies are no longer obscured by distortion, merely blurred, and float between semi-funky moments that recall the post- SMiLE Beach Boys. Like a more sprawl-conscious Olivia Tremor Control, Ganglians use delighted Brian Wilson tricks -- in both arrangement and fey/na?ve demeanor -- to stake their claim firmly in a lineage of home-recording psychedelic popsters. They repeat the EP's two best songs, "Radically Inept Candy Girl" and "The Void," in new recordings. The former's discombobulated arrangement receives a radical unmuddling, the toy piano and odd breaks coming to the fore. "The Void" benefits from a slower tempo and some occasionally forced atmospherics, such as a choir of shouting voices. Throughout, Monster Head Room strives for anthemic moments. On "To June," the band drops some willfully na?ve moon/June/spoon rhymes, but the melody is winning enough that it doesn't matter. That's not always the case, and sometimes, like on "100 Years," the riffage might actually be better served by lower fidelity. ~ Jesse Jarnow
Disc 1
1 Something Should Be Said
2 Voodoo
3 Lost Words
4 Candy Girl
5 Valient Brave
6 Void, The
7 To June
8 100 Years
9 Cryin' Smoke
10 Modern African Queen
11 Try To Understand
Product Attributes
Artist Ganglians
Music Format Compact Disc

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