EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints

EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
€18.00 €15.00 
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Souterrain Transmissions (SOU021LP)
Special Attributes: Gatefold cover, 180 gram vinyl, includes mp3 download, RSD 2011
Release Date: 04/2011
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"...A record that is both magical and heartbreaking, Past Life Martyred Saints looks to be a beautiful start for Anderson..." (

"...“California” is seismic: the build and fall of those graceful, grinding arcs of piano and feedback merging with her chiding, despondent, witty, harrowing vocal (interpolating Diddley and “Camptown Races”). “Breakfast” is graceful and hushed and works over the line “Mama’s in the bedroom, don’t you stop” until it hurts, even if you can’t quite trace why. “Anteroom” and “Red Star” manage to do what Anderson’s ex-partner Ezra Buchla said about their work in Gowns: “we wanted to tell the bleakest and most affecting memories and fantasies of our childhood and adolescence, like our favorite grunge bands seemed to be doing when we heard them on the radio in high school.” “Milkman” sounds like Excepter and Xiu Xiu playing at the same time. EMA’s music is terribly raw..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Grey Ship
A2 California
A3 Anteroom
A4 Milkman

B1 Coda
B2 Marked
B3 Breakfast
B4 Butterfly Knife
B5 Redstar

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