Various Artists / Found
Album: Found   Collection:General 7"
Artist:Various Artists   Added:Aug 2004
Label:Found Magazine  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2004-08-30 Pull Date: 2004-10-17
Week Ending: Oct 17 Oct 3 Sep 26 Sep 5
Airplays: 1 3 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. May 31, 2006: the evil twins
4. Sep 30, 2004: music that doesn't hurt
French Quarter Hotels
2. Oct 13, 2004: The Dog and Pony Show
5. Sep 29, 2004: Stirling's Approximation
Act Like a Teenager
3. Oct 02, 2004: music that doesn't hurt dogs and ponies
Act Like a Teenager
6. Sep 23, 2004: Umami Jazz Program
My Darling

Album Review
Kathryn Todd
Reviewed 2004-08-12
Actually intelligent pop. Found Magazine publishes notes and other discarded artifacts that its contributors find lying around, along with the circumstances of their discovery. The songs on this collection incorporate or are inspired by four of these finds, in styles ranging from indie-pop to beatless electronica to minimal zydeco. Note that this 7” should be played at 33rpm. No FCC’s.

1: The audio diary 12-year old who wishes she were 13 interspersed with buzzy distorted guitars, keyboard and steady drums. The words are full of the same naiveté, stupid longing, and discontent and self-doubt that probably characterized your tweenhood too, and the interplay between the music and the audio diary is hilarious.
2: A love-lorn British couple’s answering machine messages to each other layered over slightly self-consciously ethereal electronica without a beat.
3: Triumphal/elegiac distorty country-folk-indie-pop with harmonica! Lyrics, delivered in an unpolished male voice, are a meditation on the provenance of a beat-up discarded playing card with “Ingrid” written on it. Features speculation on Ingrid’s probable hard-heartedness.
4: Minimal zydeco with acoustic guitar, rockin’ drums and tuneless high accordion set against a guy with a strong Scottish accent singing a melodramatic note about lost love found in a bible in a New Orleans hotel room. If he sounds like that dude from the Mekons, well, that’s because he is.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1. TRS-80 Act Like a Teenager
2. Coule, Claudine My Darling
3. Victrolas, the Ingrid
4. Langford, Jon French Quarter Hotels