Tiger Milk Imports / Tiger Milk Imports
Album: Tiger Milk Imports   Collection:General
Artist:Tiger Milk Imports   Added:Jan 2014

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2014-01-31 Pull Date: 2014-04-04
Week Ending: Mar 30 Mar 23 Mar 16 Mar 9 Mar 2 Feb 23 Feb 9 Feb 2
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Recent Airplay
1. May 06, 2014: Meow After Midnight
Welcome To Nighttime (Radio Edit)
4. Mar 13, 2014: The Sunset Life
Your White Horsie
2. Mar 29, 2014: Music Casserole
Your White Horsie
5. Mar 12, 2014: Meow After Midnight
Welcome To Nighttime
3. Mar 18, 2014: Meow After Midnight
Your White Horsie
6. Mar 08, 2014: Abbreviated Space House
Welcome To Nighttime (Radio Edit)

Album Review
Alejandra Salazar
Reviewed 2014-02-05
Tiger Milk Imports
Tiger Milk Imports, 2013

Lazy lo-fi from San Diego. Messy synths, fuzzy guitar and grunge influences; tracks range from psychedelic to lounge-esque vibes (I think the best are the ones that feel spacey; it works best for their particular brand of indie rock). As a collective, the album is nothing flashy, but when they get it right, it's fantastic.

FCCs: 1, 3

1. (2:42) Stretched out/wailing guitar riffs. Gets decidedly more and more experimental-sounding as the song progresses and different variants of guitar noise are layered atop each other: heavy, psychedelic, distorted. FCCs. :(
2. *(4:03) Driven by an unmistakable electronic whir (background at first, then holds its own in the chorus and spills into vocals). Messy percussion, think Dirty Projectors. Guitar introduced halfway, creates a contained, static rhythm.
3. (3:42) Some of the electro/synth beat from the last track transitions into this one, but, in tandem with guitars whirring along and eerie layered vocals, creates a spacey feel in the chorus as the music slows down. Tonal shifts between "space" and "grunge" make it decidedly darker. Great track; unfortunate FCCs.
4. (4:43) Some lounge jazz in the opening percussion, tone shifts from lazy to spacey as the track transitions from drums/guitar to almost exclusively synth. Well driven by synth buzzing and extremely gritty guitar, some interesting xylophone/tinkling noise intermingled.
5. (3:18) So much lo-fi guitar, to the max. Creates a nitty-gritty feel, very angsty with deep, low vocals.
6. *(3:20) Buzzing guitar, static noise in the background nearly drown out vocals. Some really nice change of pace with a small, unsynthesized plucked guitar solo in the latter half.
7. *(3:39) Same buzzing as the last track, but there's a some nice experimentation sprinkled in with the occasional cowbell and conga drums (?), some overly psychedelic guitar riffs and warped backing vocals that sometimes sound almost ghostly.
8. (4:15) Opening sounds almost like a car starting up (?), then explodes into a messy grunge track. Song shifts almost dramatically to more electronic, robotic vocals and backing beat about halfway through, then shifts again to electro meets initial grunge. Good track, but feels a bit like two-in-one.
9. **(3:45) Same as track 3--no distinct difference except it's a ~radio edit~ and there's no reason to not play it now. Favorite.

Track Listing
1. Autopanomime   5. Utah Highway Discotheque
2. Blazers And Ballers   6. Sore Loser
3. Welcome To Nighttime   7. Your White Horsie
4. Vegas   8. Sceptre Of Powers
  9. Welcome To Nighttime (Radio Edit)