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Charalambides / Unknown Spin
Album:Unknown Spin Collection:General
Artist:Charalambides Added:Nov 2003

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-02-23 Pull Date:2004-04-26 
Week Ending:Apr 25Mar 21Mar 7Feb 29

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 31, 2009:Lost and Found
Voice Within
4.Feb 29, 2004:!rust belt!
2.Apr 20, 2004:Lick My Moody Guitar Show
Unknown Spin
5.Feb 28, 2004:On The Warpath
3.Mar 16, 2004:Today is a Soporific Day (To Blow Up a Post Office)
Unknown Spin
6.Feb 25, 2004:The Dumbarton Auroras
Voice Within

Album Review
The Bawd Of Euphony
Reviewed 2004-01-22 
CHARALAMBIDES ¥ Unknown Spin (kranky)
Charalambides are a Texan trio who play extended guitar and vocal improvisations. They are masters of utilizing space combined with psychelchia and folk senseabilities. Their music can be described as a sort of Dreamy raga with heavy use of melodic texturing. Very reminiscent of Loraine Mezzacaine Connors & some Thurston Moore solo work. Beautiful Stuff, PLAY!!! ÐtHE bAWD of eUPHONY

1-(30:00) Beautifully textured guitars and sparse cymbol-like drones. Fem vocals come in, but they use the voice as an instrument (no words just melody). Song builds and changes over the course of the movement. Gorgous stuff!

*2-(8:30) More hopefull sounding. Guitar textures build into Fem vocals. Closest thing to a "song" on the record. Very Dreamy Ragga-ish.

*3-(9:30) Dark brooding guitar arpeggios with a almost catch reoccurring guitar melody in which the vocals pick up and use to build the song. Builds in intensity.

4-(10:00) 5:00 of beautiful Fem Vocal texture duet. Guitars enter and help build song to climax.

Track Listing
1.Unknown Spin 3.Magnolia
2.Voice Within 4.Skin of Rivers