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North Sea - Exquisite Idols - 12" Vinyl

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Batch:
1/1/2007
Album:
Exquisite Idols
Artist:
North Sea
Format:
12" Vinyl

Product Description

NOTE: a side of record has some light scratches/damage from distributor's stacks (record came a little dirty and something got between sleeve & record, making some light marks) - VINYL IS UNPLAYED but I certainly could not call it mint

This is the first official solo full-length release from Tulsa's The North Sea (Brad Rose). Rose is easily one of the free-folk movement's busiest exponents, splitting his time between running the Digitalis and Foxglove labels, the Foxy Digitalis webzine and writing his own music under a variety of different monikers with a host of collaborators. Somehow, he has found the time to craft Exquisite Idols, which elegantly follows a hugely acclaimed collaboration with UK's Rameses III, Night of the Ankou. However, whereas Night of the Ankou explored both acts' occasional leanings towards ambience and drone, Exquisite Idols shows Rose digging deep into the dusty vaults of his American heritage and drumming up an album dripping with blues, folk and free experimentation. This is folk music as played from a snow-drift in Tulsa, in a Midwest wasteland or a forgotten forest drenched in moonlight. It is personal, secluded and almost lonely, but Rose never allows the melancholy to take over. From the jubilant opening crackles of "Eternal Birds" right up until the rockin' stomp of "Feather-Cloaked Silver Priestess," there is the distinct feeling that although this might be labeled free folk, there's a barn somewhere full of like-minded drunkards waiting eagerly to get dancing on them there hay-bales. Just flip to the rip-roaring folk stomp of "Take It From Me Brother Moses," take a swig of moonshine and let your feet do the talking. Exquisite Idols is an album steeped in tradition, yet its greatness comes from Rose's ability to absorb other cultures so easily -- there are traces of Indian traditional music, Greek music and more, all hidden within the cacophony of banjo, guitar and clanging percussion. This is what sets him apart from his contemporaries and makes his music so absorbing.

- This is the first official solo full-length release from Brad Rose's project, The North Sea, and the follow-up to his collaboration with Ramases III, Night of the Ankou.
- Brad Rose is founder of the Digitalis record label and FoxyDigitalis webzine.
- Rose has previous collaborated with such artists as Ajilvsga, Eastern Fox Squirrels, Alligator Crystal Moth, Corsican Paintbrush, Sea Zombies, and more.
- Features gorgeous cover-art from acclaimed artist Matthew Woodson.


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