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OCS (Oh Sees (Thee Oh Sees)) - Memory Of A Cut Off Head Black Vinyl Edition
Tracklist
A1Memory Of A Cut Off Head
A2Cannibal Planet
A3The Remote Viewer
A4The Baron Sleeps & Dreams
B1On & On Corridor
B2Neighbor To None
B3The Fool
C1Chopping Block
C2Time Turner
C3Lift A Finger (By The Garden Path)

OCS (Oh Sees (Thee Oh Sees))
Memory Of A Cut Off Head Black Vinyl Edition

Castle Face | Item No: 550363
Vinyl 2LP | 2017 / US – Original | New
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John Dwyer returns to Thee Oh Sees’ soft and strange roots, complete with singing saw by Patrick Mullins, arrangements by Heather Lockie, and horns by Mikal Cronin.

It is easy to forget (especially amidst the ringing of ears and aching of muscles after a typical Oh Sees show) that initially, OCS was a rather hushed affair. After the minimalistic brutality of Coachwhips, the band was the diametric opposite corner of John Dwyer’s musical world, quiet to the point of whispered in the wind, buffeted by the airy whirr of singing saw, soft and strange. Those early records especially had a rather contraband hush about them, as if the party had gone on all night and continued into the morning and everyone’s raspy from talking too much and agrees to whisper and pantomime as they watch the sun come up over the hills.

Since then of course, things got gradually louder, faster, crazier...the band evolved into the Oh Sees everyone knows. For the 20th Oh Sees release, 100th Castle Face title, and 20th year doing it, Dwyer re-examines the quieter roots of it all in particularly baroque and homesteadly fashion. Memory Of A Cut Off Head was co-written with longtime collaborator and vocal counterpoint Brigid Dawson, recorded in total in Dwyer’s own Stu Stu Studio, and it’s lush, sumptuous in texture, but satisfyingly retains the gentle grace of the early stuff. There’s beautifully executed strings throughout, courtesy of Heather Lockie’s fine arrangements, horn arrangements courtesy of Mikal Cronin, and they even brought back the old saw—Patrick Mullins, that is—on saw and electronics. A return and a refinement of old forms, a few solemn meditations on life lived at high velocity, perhaps a respite from it…a softer side of JPD and distinguished company.
Item Details
Item No:550363
Artist:OCS (Oh Sees (Thee Oh Sees))
Titel:Memory Of A Cut Off Head Black Vinyl Edition
Label:Castle Face
Katalog-Nr:CF 100 LP
Format:Vinyl 2LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:US – Original
Release Date:2017
Genre:Rock / Indie
Style:Indierock / Alternative
Available since:15.12.2017
Condition:New
Price:26,99 €
Weight:500g (plus 250g Packaging)
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