Monday, May 18, 2009

Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

I had never really listened to Dirty Projectors before 2009. When the Dark Was the Night compilation came out, I really dug their track with David Byrne, and caught wind of all the pre-release hype for Bitte Orca. A couple weeks later, and I'm sold.

Bitte Orca
is a masterpiece. There are a few hiccups; the closing tracks, "Remade Horizon" and "Florescent Half Dome" are the ones that still have yet to grab me, but I'm sold on the rest. The song structures are just so unique to this band. I can't imagine sitting down and writing a song like "Temecula Sunrise," I'd love to learn more about lead singer/songwriter Dave Longstreth's writing process.

Anyways, here's a track. Hope you enjoy. The album is officially released on June 9, this is definitely worth buying.

MP3: Stillness is the Move

Pre-order the album
(on CASSETTE, vinyl, or CD)

1 comment:

    Protecting Your Rights on the Internet
    Tel 44-(0)208-323 8013
    Fax 44-(0)208 323 8080

    Hi AJ,

    On behalf of Domino Records and the Dirty Projectors, we would kindly
    ask you not to post copies of "Bitte Orca" on your site (or any
    non-preview tracks from the artist's new album - street date 8th June).

    We do appreciate that you are fans of / are promoting Dirty Projectors,
    but the label and artist would greatly appreciate your co-operation in
    removing your links to the pirate files in question.

    Thank you for respecting the artist's and label's wishes ... .. and, if
    you / your readers want good quality, non-pirated, preview tracks, then
    "Stillness Is The Move" is available for a limited time at
    for fans and bloggers to link to / post / host etc ... .. for info on
    "Bitte Orca" and the band's 2009 shows, check-out , and ... .. also, keep
    an eye on these official sources for details of preview material and
    pre-release promotions.

    As you will appreciate, this e-mail is written on a without prejudice
    basis and, as such, all of our clients' accumulated, worldwide rights
    and remedies remain strictly reserved : please excuse this required

    With Thanks & Regards,