catalogue

BOWERY ELECTRIC

BEAT (KRANKY)

BOWERY ELECTRIC - BEAT 39636
format:
1 CD
release:
21.08.2009
label:
KRANKY
item ID:
39636
barcode:
0796441801428
The 1996 Beggars Banquet record is now re-issued on Kranky. With their now familiar sense of economy apparent in the arrangements, Beat finds Bowery Electric adding layers of analogue synth and sampled guitars to their 'drone n' bass' foundations, along with programmed loops and live beats; further befuddling those Luddites still wondering whether the band is rock, post rock, ambient or dance.

"Bowery Electric weave chilled downbeat dirges via hazy sheets of distorted guitar (that sound as though they were recorded underwater), stumbling sluggish percussion and benumbed male/female vocals...

the album works as a sustained moodpiece..." - The Wire
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. BEAT
  • 1.2. EMPTY WOUNDS
  • 1.3. WITHOUT STOPPING
  • 1.4. UNDER THE SUN
  • 1.5. FEAR OF FLYING
  • 1.6. LOOPED
  • 1.7. BLACK LIGHT
  • 1.8. INSIDE OUT
  • 1.9. COMING DOWN
  • 1.10. POSTSCRIPT
  • 1.11. LOW DENSITY