New Music Excess

tUnE-YaRDs – BiRd-BrAiNs

Posted in Experimental, Lo-Fi, R&B by newmusicexcess on December 17, 2009

tUnE-yArDs - BiRd-BrAiNsTrack listing:

1. For You
2. Sunlight
3. Lions
4. Hatari
5. News
6. Jamaican
7. Jumping Jack
8. Little Tiger
9. Safety
10. Fiya
11. Synonynonym
12. Want Me To (bonus track)
13. Real Live Flesh (bonus track)

BiRd-BrAiNs was entirely self-produced and recorded using a digital voice recorder and shareware mixing software. tUnE-YaRdS’ Merril Garbus gets creative with a mashup of lo-fi R&B, voices, sound effects, drum machine, keyboards fuzz, looping and layering.

Reviewed at:

Drowned In Sound – http://drownedinsound.com/releases/14883/reviews/4138426

musicOMH.com – http://www.musicomh.com/albums/tune-yards_1109.htm

The Guardian – http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2009/nov/13/tune-yards-bird-brains-review

cokemachineglow – http://www.cokemachineglow.com/record_review/4786/tuneyards-birdbrains-2009

PopMatters – http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/94744-tune-yards-bird-brains/

Pitchfork – http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/12851-bird-brains/

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