Condor / A Big One
Album: A Big One   Collection:General
Artist: Condor   Added:Apr 2003
Label: Narnack Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2003-05-26 Pull Date: 2003-07-28
Week Ending: Jul 27 Jul 20 Jul 13 Jul 6 Jun 29 Jun 22 Jun 15 Jun 8
Airplays: 1 1 2 3 2 2 2 5

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 14, 2006: Hangtime
4. Jun 23, 2004: Brownian Interim
2. Feb 16, 2005: Epic Soundtracks
Remote Control
5. May 16, 2004: rust belt
3. Feb 11, 2005: Distraction Limited
6. Mar 03, 2004: best of the bay area
Gleaming the Cube

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2003-05-21
Fucking cool! Locally recorded, produced (local band?), fuzzy urgent vocs, guits and dirty analog synths give this an, um, (sorry to use the word) electroclash feel. But yet again, this is GREAT stuff (else it wouldn’t be on the a-file now would it?). Great use of autoplay mode on the synth, great guit playing, angular beats, no wave, cool vocs, creepy dark 80’s flare (ancient Faith era Cure?) but not retro at all. Noisy enough to make even this choosy mutha choose it. Play with Glass Candy, Shesus, Lost Sounds, Numbers.

1) driving, urgent, minor spooky feel
2) skippy angular pogo’ish beat
3) more swirly and dense, fucking cool
4) decidedly no wave, new wave feel, chorus riff reminds me of an old Joy Division song
5) brief noise intro, echoey space rock follows, cool
6) old cure feel in intro, turns heavy beat dark gothish
7) this has “hit” written on it, angular no wave electroclash, great
8) urgent dark synth feel, new wave no wave

Track Listing
1. Pokerface   5. Delay
2. A Big One   6. Song of Mystery
3. Metrognome   7. Remote Control
4. Gleaming the Cube   8. Suntan