Wooden Shjips - Vol. 1

Wooden Shjips - Vol. 1
Wooden Shjips - Vol. 1
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Holy Mountain (HOLY21345589)
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Release Date: 2008
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"...Wooden Shjips have a sound of their own that works brilliantly, and there is something innovative about 'Vol.1' too..." (

"...A corrosive caterwauling wall of sound, they produce a strange, strained Surf music emanating from a place where an apocalyptic sun glowers down on rolling waves of static, and where amplifiers are permanently cranked all the way up to eleven. The tightly compacted slabs of sound invoke the spirit of the Velvet Underground but they also touch base with krautrock's cosmic thrum and the murky, often jarring repetition of early minimalism. Space Clothes is a college of spoken words, square-wave abrasions and rattling interference, whilst Death's Not Your Friend madly throbs to a repeating organ note around which ragged shavings of terminally scratched-up guitar chords dance and pound. Every once in a while lyrics will bubble up out of the gloop, their syllables as oblique and peripheral as smoke, and just as impossible to decipher. Yet for all its intentionally primitive harshness, the music retains a popish sensibility that is oddly accessible..." (Read More:

Track List

A1 Shrinking Moon For You        
A2 Death's Not Your Friend        
A3 Space Clothes        
A4 Clouds Over Earthquake        

B1 Dance, California (Radio Edit)        
B2 SOL '07 

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