COVID Because of processes designed to ensure the safety of our employees, you may experience a delay in the shipping of your order. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We are grateful for your business and hope you are staying safe and healthy! Detailed Site Map of Links. Get email alerts for Stereolab. Free shipping. If you like those albums, you'll like this one too. All I can say is that it lacks the lyrical urgency of Peng! Not the greatest Stereolab album, but it's drenched in their style from top to bottom.
There are 2 standout tracks here: "Avant Garde M. If you're new to Stereolab, this probably isn't the best place to start. I would go with "Peng! One person found this helpful. Ya know, about ten years ago when I actually had a well-paying career, and vowed to buy all the Stereolab CDs to that point, Sound-Dust , I bought this one, played it once, said "ho-hum" and put it away.
I was too hooked on Emperor, Peng! Pulled it out again in when I bought an iPod and burned it, then put it back. But a few days ago I pulled it up on my still going strong IPod and listened to it again.
I was wrong. Although short, this EP contains some of their finest earlier efforts, that fit is well between the strummy trance of Peng! It just shows that the earlier work of most groups defines their context. If you feel the same way, that you didnt care much for this when U first heard it, give it another shot.
If not, consider not. Perhaps the slightest release in Stereolab's impressive discography, "The Groop Both versions of the title track included seem more like unfinished ideas than songs: the "mellow" version's nasal chords plod insistently through a repetitive chord progression that is probably the closest the band has ever come to annoying, and the "foamy" version burbles and bubbles along forgettably and formlessly.
Those two disappointing tracks aside, there are several sublime moments that find the group sorry, I refuse to say "groop" in a gentle musical mode that belies fiercely political lyrics. While there are few of the syncopated tempo switch-ups that Stereolab would become adept at further along in their recording career, songs like this manage to be contemplative at the same time that they pack a potent sense of musical lift.
Things finally get a jolt of energy with side two's "We're Not Adult Orientated," a droning clatter that is reprised in an even more energized live version at the end of the disc. Get to Know Us. Amazon Payment Products.
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