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1 review | 6 people love this record: be the 7th! Last from this cat for the week is the latest album from skewed pop classicists The Magnetic Fields. Stephen Merrits outsider pop has always been a hugely influential & original brand. And on newie 'Distortion' the production is in a kind of lo-fi echo chamber making me repeatedly splurt words such as 'Ariel Pink!' everywhere. There's a dirgy thanksgiving vibe to proceedings here, his rich voi ... »

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Distortion by The Magnetic Fields
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6 people love this record. Be the 7th!
8/10 Brian Staff review, 11 January 2008
Last from this cat for the week is the latest album from skewed pop classicists The Magnetic Fields. Stephen Merrits outsider pop has always been a hugely influential & original brand. And on newie 'Distortion' the production is in a kind of lo-fi echo chamber making me repeatedly splurt words such as 'Ariel Pink!' everywhere. There's a dirgy thanksgiving vibe to proceedings here, his rich voice becoming all Neil Hannon at times when he's not doing that skewiff Beach Boys thing. This is far from his electro pop days, rather relying on shimmering guitar, muddied percussion, twinkly piano flourishes & a healthy level of 'distortion' (hahaha) to give the 13 tracks an air of disassociation & haziness. This is possibly his 'industrial homelessness' album, the sound from the streets. The tunes will definately get under your skin for he is a master songwriter indeed & this album represents an effortless progression in sonic terms


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