The Woodleigh Research Facility - The Phoenix Suburb (And Other Stories) [VINYL]


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'The Phoenix Suburb' is the sound of Andrew Weatherall and Nina Walsh taking a disgruntled sine wave for a walk, throwing it sticks, skimming it on a rough sea and scrunching it up and leaving it at the bottom of a bag over a long weekend. It’s trying to cheer up D minor with ball games and scrabble, puppet shows with tutu’d ponies and frizzy haired gonks and clips of cavorting kittens before giving up and crushing it between rocks mined by sobbing orphans. It’s loading the hum kick and the ticky snare on a tandem and pushing them down the stairs. It’s the final note of Mahler’s 11th heard through an iphone’s earbuds then told its parents had died but why it should dance the polka anyway because life, of sorts, still goes on.


I Am Amateur Barbarian
Brackstone Abroad
Aeronauts: The Next Phase
Osler's Crystal Fountain
The Question Oak
Emancipation Garage
Dumont's Assistant
Taqiya (feat Youth)

Artist The Woodleigh Research Facility
Title The Phoenix Suburb (And Other Stories)
Label Rotters Golf Club
Format Double LP
Release Date 8th January 2016
Cat Number RGCLP021

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