Loading... Please wait...

Current Top Sellers

Discogs

Please check out our used vinyl selecton on discogs!

View Now

Feedback

How was your experience on the new Ear Candy Music?

Let us know!

Bracken - Heathens - 12" Vinyl

$8.49 $4.24 (You save $4.25)
(You save $4.25)
SKU:
190709419756
Current Stock:
1
Quantity:

Other Details

Album:
Heathens
Artist:
Bracken
Format:
12" Vinyl

Product Description

*Introductions don't come much stronger than "Heathens," the debut release from Bracken (aka Chris Adams of Hood), a boldly ambitious and frighteningly successful burst of song. Opening with a lone, ethereal voice, the title track soon catches melody and bounces down a hallway of deep, dub bump. The vocals ride a stuttering wave of reverb (a la Prefuse 73) as an errant horn squeals in the background. Guitar notes coil around a melody that might recall Phoenix's "Too Young" were it not for the heavy space it occupies. Adams seemingly sings of paranoia and pain -- his ghostly call trying to break into an unknown reality where freedom of belief is more than just a theory. "Heathens" teems with sound, flitting adroitly between weighty moments and fluid movement. It's pure experimentation but feels instantly familiar: a perfect anticon outing.
Side-A also features a rare bonus: "Heathens" as redone -- not remixed -- by ambient ice-master Alias and the color-saturated songbird Yoni "Why?" Wolf. Their version is every bit the opposite of the original: warm and sparse, underpinned by a Casio beat and pulled up by Wolf's proclivity for rich melodies. Conversely, the B-side, "We Cut the Tapes and Scatter," is six urgent minutes of tape-cutting and metallic bird-chirping. The guitars sound like strings, the strings like voices and Adams himself sounds like a chorus of grim monks who've seen the end of days looming on the horizon. Shimmering keys, ringing percussion and all kinds of analogue trickery propel the song towards a beautiful orchestral ending. Finally, "Out" is a short and fitting send-off from this impressive debut. Consider it a long-distance hello from the soon-to-come full-length

Product Reviews

Write Review

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

Shipping & Returns

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

Find Similar Products by Category

Back to Top