Various Artists / Yuria
Album: Yuria   Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists   Added:Aug 2007
Label:Vinyl Microstore  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-08-05 Pull Date: 2007-10-07
Week Ending: Sep 9 Sep 2 Aug 26 Aug 19 Aug 12
Airplays: 1 2 3 2 7

Recent Airplay
1. Sep 05, 2007: Adv Choice Last Show Summer
4. Aug 22, 2007: Dig this folks: Dr Furious
The Key
2. Aug 29, 2007: The Adventurer's Choice ill-prepared episode
What Are We Going To Do?
5. Aug 21, 2007: Lost and Found
3. Aug 27, 2007: A2Z
6. Aug 20, 2007: A2Z

Album Review
Elias (Dr Furious)
Reviewed 2007-08-06
Ever wondered what the Greek experimental/underground scene sounds like today? “Pretty fucking amazing”, i would say. And here lays the evidence! An excellent compilation, live recording of an experimental/underground festival organized by the Vinyl Microstore (a tiny record shop in Athens, Greece) in honor of its pet dog, Yuri. Various influences borrowed from stylistically diverse genres blend in highly creative and original compositions. Lots of instrumental tracks here (think great soundbeds) as well as live tracks by KZSU A-filers, Dread Astaire and the Callas, and a promising new band called Victory Collapse and a great ballad by Betty’s Bath (track9). If you read the Wire magazine, this collection will remind you of its Tapper compilations. Quite honestly, a true window into the renaissance of the Greek underground ca. 2007. Enjoy the view!
Play: 10, 11, 15, 5, 1, 12 and vocal tracks 9, 2, 13
1. Xenakis type of noise leads to cinematic, down-tempo and sparse instrumental drone. Think Múm.
2. KZSU familiars (Dread Astaire). Fuzz-bass assault to the max and psychedelic guitar freak-outs.
3. Silly acoustic ballad for Vinyl Microstore’s pet dog, Yuri.
4. Sparse experimental electronica with tweaked vocal effects.
5. Atonal no-wave moog-sounding chords in chaotic electro and drum effects. Chaotic, intense, unresolving.
6. KZSU familiars (the Callas). Lo-fi garage indie-pop.
7. This is a blank track. Dead air. No sound. Cleverly given an imaginary title by an imaginary band with an imaginary website.
8. Quiet and hauntingly cinematic. Great for spooky soundbeds (6 min).
9. Dark and melodic ballad. This is great! Reminds of Nick Cave.
10. Great experimental tune. Bag-pipe sounds and other flickering electro effects and haunting voices.
11. Crazy ass tune! This is great. Vocal imitations of hip-hop beatboxes and turnatbables driving rhythmically some crazy instrumentation (melodica, strings)
12. Instrumental. Somber and cinematic. Pretty and emotional.
13. Post-punk tune of early 90s flavor. Victory Collapse’s a great band. Remind me of Candy Machine (Dischord band from Baltimore)
14. Instrumental emoting shoegaze. Addictive and repetitive.
15. Sonically chaotic. Feels like a moving train with flickering voices and noise effects. Cool.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1. Spyweirdos The Key
2. Dread Astair Bassassination
3. Leafcutter John Yuri's Song
4. Veslemes (Feat. Dr Hector) Have I Kept You Amused? (Lemonpie Dub Remix)
5. Barbara's Straight Son A Man Might Wonder
6. Callas, The Hug Hug Hug
7. Erasers, The X
8. Eventless Plot Interlude For The Forgotten
9. Betty's Bath Spaghetti
10. King Of Complaints What Are We Going To Do?
11. Vokal Idiot Fade It
12. Monochrome Ayureus
13. Victory Collapse Guillotine
14. Absent Without Leave Blind
15. Superta Bikata Commandante's False