Califone : Stitches

CD [Cover Art for Califone / Stitches] Your Price: $16.85
Availability: In Stock
Sell date: 9/2013
Label: Dead Oceans
Mfg's Catalog#: 51380
CDC Part#: 1745250
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 Notes & Reviews
 
2013 album from the Chicago-based Experimental Alt-Rock band. Stitches touches on all permutable definitions of the word, it's episodes of discomfort and healing rendered with exquisite beauty and craftsmanship. Archetypes and mythological figures rub shoulders with bruised civilians throughout this odyssey. Intimate timbres garage sale drum machines, slack guitar strings, hushed vocals offset the album's cinematic inclinations. The listener moves through a landscape of Old Testament blood and guts, spaghetti Western deserts and Southwestern horizons, zeroing in on emotions and images that cannot be glanced over.

 
 Tracks
 
Movie Music Kills a Kiss
Stitches
Frosted Tips
Magdalene
Bells Break Arms
Moonbath. Brainsalt. A. Holy. Fool
Moses
A Thin Skin of Bullfight Dust
We Are a Payphone
Turtle Eggs/An Optimist
 
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