Phantom Limbs, The / Accept The Juice / Whole Loto Love
Album: Accept The Juice / Whole Loto Love   Collection:General
Artist:Phantom Limbs, The   Added:Feb 2009
Label:Alternative Tentacles Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2009-04-12 Pull Date: 2009-06-14
Week Ending: May 31 May 17 May 3 Apr 26 Apr 19
Airplays: 1 2 1 4 4

Recent Airplay
1. May 30, 2009: Scatterbrain Radio
4. Apr 29, 2009: KZSU's Heartbleeps
Look Ma No Hands
2. May 14, 2009: Death Row Radio
Murder Us Crackpipes
5. Apr 25, 2009: On The Warpath
Romance (Demo)
3. May 13, 2009: Brownian Fill In
Shut Up Old Man
6. Apr 25, 2009: Scatterbrain Radio
Murder Us Windpipes

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2009-04-14
Retrospective of disbanded local progenitors of carnival horror new-wave punk spastic rock, with interesting noisey remixes that cant be missed. Picking up where Christian Death left off these guys were really pushing something unique and new. While most “spooky” rock bands use the keyboard-overboard or do the full on surfy “monster mash” cliché these guys weren’t interested in that at all. Its kinda like they just so happened to end up this way, convergent evolution occurring on a distant continent. Cant speak highly enough of this band who graced our studios on Weds Night Live more than once. Earlier tracks are straight up studio then around track 11 remixes happen that take the band into the realm of twisted fucked up noise rock. 15-19 are good quality live recordings.

1) mid paced, not spastic but pretty level and accessible, would mix with anything
2) driving triplet rhythm brings out the dark carnival
3) good forward beat with thrashy choruses and good overall feel
4) driving start but goes halftime and slow and weird
5) driving and more spastic, just great
6) quiet intro to driving full on rocker
7) Instrumental: “girl on trapeze” brings out the full on traveling Carnival, eastern European polka rock feel, lotsa fun!
8) almost swingy swagger to the beat and feel but picks up and rocks into the end
9) heaviness with cool synth hook, head nodding
10) cool complex beat breaks this into a different and mindful feel, even creepier with effects, don’t miss
11) signature stuff for them, driving and intense
12) I really like this: strange intro then heavy production, huge treated drums and vocals, it’s a remix but that’s cool, big assed, the way I likes em
13) low fi music and bizarre mix, with strange samples/vocals, just plain fucked up
14) a heavily treated intro to band at some live in-studio performance that I don’t think is kzsu
15) live: triplet horror rock
16) Live: rocking driving
17) Live: upbeat and driving, cool
18) Live on KALX rockin, what else?
At 50 seconds remaining they do the stupid “ride finder” to kill this track at 50 secs remaining
19) Live: driving scary and intense and signature

Track Listing
1. Murder Us Windpipes   10. Patience
2. Shake A Baby   11. Jointly Stranded (Remix)
3. Hot Knives And Hornet   12. Hot Knives And Hornets (Witches Mix)
4. The Biggest Snowball   13. Murder Us Crackpipes
5. Shut Up Old Man   14. Intro
6. 122 Hours Of Fear   15. Sebastiane (Live)
7. Girl On A Trapeze   16. Piss On Them Lightly (Live)
8. Look Ma No Hands   17. How Calm You Are (Live)
9. Romance (Demo)   18. Shut Them Out (Live)
  19. Unhinged Face (Live)