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Now A Friend - Erics Trip - Purple Blue

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Label: Sub Pop - SP 333 • Format: CD Album, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock
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Belying the Sonic Youth redux implications of their band name, Halifax, Nova Scotia's Eric's Trip the title of a track from Daydream Nation were more the epitome of Superchunk 's noise-pop aesthetic. On their third official album, Purple Blueshades of Dinosaur Jr. The Rick White songs are definitive noise-pop: short, concise, and roughed-up with distortion and occasionally eruptions into the Neil Young style of guitar pyrotechnics favored by J Masciswhile the Julie Doiron songs have Hand On Your Heart - Steps - The End Of The Road (VHS) quiet-loud-quiet dynamics and sweet sing-songy vocals favored by Kim Deal and company.

This is not to say the band is derivative, but a cursory listen to Purple Blue should allow even an amateur musical historian to place this album in context. The only anomaly is the "medley" "Introduction into The Parts 1 to 4," an ill-advised song suite that's in reality a muddled hodgepodge consisting of an opening blast of feedback followed by an acoustic ditty sung by Whitea dreamy ballad sung by Doirona fuzz guitar and brushed drums shoegaze samba, and a slow-motion piano-dappled dreamscape, all tied together with smidgens of lackluster audience applause that only serves to confuse the listener, especially as it's the album opener.

The remainder of the album sets forth the band's blueprint of psych- and noise-tinged anthemic pop with just enough dissonance and dynamics to keep the mosh pit moving.

It spans the gamut from My Bloody Valentine -esque waltz-time dream pop like "Universal Dawn" to driving motorik like "Sixteen Hours" to rollicking stompers like "Spaceship Opening. And with most songs around or under the three-minute mark, if one track doesn't inspire there will be another one just around the corner. It will be a shame if history doesn't remember Eric's Trip in the same canon as their more Everybody Pays Some Dues - Royal Southern Brotherhood - The Royal Gospel peers, but the U.

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Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date January 16, Recording Location CMS basement. Track Listing. Eric's Trip. Introduction into the Sixteen Hours. Eyes Shut. Alone and Annoyed. Spaceship Opening.

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    Tygonos 10.11.2019
    ERIC'S TRIP (Buy CDs by this artist) Eric's Trip [tape] (Can. no label) Catapillars [tape] (Can. no label) Purple Blue (Sub Pop) ("Now a Friend," a difficult post-breakup rapprochement, is a notable exception.) The short songs' near-random designs seem to be based on nothing more than a simple downcast lyrical idea and.
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    Targ 04.11.2019
    Sep 01,  · Eric's Trip is a Canadian indie rock band from Moncton, New Brunswick, formed in Eric's Trip achieved prominence as the first Canadian band to be signed to Seattle's flagship grunge label Sub Pop in the early s. The band had a minor hit in alternative circles with the single "Viewmaster", from 's Forever Again.
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    Doujind 03.11.2019
    Erics Trip - Lighthouse Lyrics. Today, since early yesterday I feel like the lighthouse, I am the lighthouse My stumach flashes yellow and blue I wonder how so inbetwe.
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    Mugal 02.11.2019
    Purple Blue is Eric’s Trip’s third album, and it was originally released in It has been out of print on vinyl since its original, pressing. This repressing is on a Dark Purple .
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    Douzshura 10.11.2019
    Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Eric's Trip - Purple Blue at Discogs. Complete your Eric's Trip collection/5(73).
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    Mauzilkree 01.11.2019
    Eric's Trip were a Canadian indie rock band hailing from Moncton, New Brunswick. Forming in when musicians Rick White and Christopher Thompson of The Forest joined Julie Doiron and Ed Vaughan (who was later replaced by Mark Gaudet of Purple Knight), they took their name from a Sonic Youth song.
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    Araramar 01.11.2019
    Jul 13,  · Purple Blue is like the Love Tara repress and has smaller pictures on the sleeve as pictured. My pressing is dark. Spinning Forever Again and it has popped a few times.
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    Tuktilar 03.11.2019
    Purple Blue Eric’s Trip. Released Purple Blue Tracklist. 2. Hourly Lyrics. 3. About “Purple Blue” “Purple Blue” Q&A. Album Credits. Producers Eric’s Trip.

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