Lightman Jarvis Ecstatic Band – Banned

LP, Anti- Records, 2021


Style: Free Pop, Bedroom Psych, Progressive Soul

Vibe: Spontaneous, Woozy, Imaginative, Brooding, Surreal, Loose, Eclectic, Raw, Playful, Fuzzy, Psychedelic, Colorful

Musical Qualities: Post-Production (dub fx, creative edits, overdubs), Progressive, Vocal Harmonies, Manipulated Vocals, Studio Improvisation, Distorted


Listen:


Track Notes
(* = Recommended Track)

*A1 – Olamim

  • Slow, Climactic intro
  • vocal harmonies
  • free drums under surface
  • loose vibey bass
  • droney outro/interlude

*A2 – Ancient Chain

  • heavy chugging groove
  • sludge gospel
  • whispery
  • epic guitar solo

A3 – Recurring Theme

  • Garage Prog
  • Brief
  • Busy Drums

A4 – Red Champa

  • Hypnotic Steel Drums
  • Fuzz Guitar Loop
  • Chugging
  • Aquatic
  • Soft Vocals

**A5 – Trillium

  • staccato walking bass, trippy
  • echoey whispers, psychedelic
  • open chorus

*A6 – Nymphea

  • brooding

A7 – Bone of a Hound

  • moody, driving pop
  • dry clingy bass

*A8 – Ein Sof

  • Free -> Groovy
  • brooding, haunting
  • eastern acoustic guitar improv
  • instrumental

*B1 – Lift My Heart

  • loose, brooding rock
  • squealing gtrs
  • eerie laughter
  • Vox & gtr loop outro interlude

B2 – Elastic Band

  • poppy, bouncy

B3 – Becoming

  • steel drum & keys
  • aquatic, ambient
  • new age, instrumental

*B4 – Mother’s Rope

  • busy, driving
  • clanging drums (multiple takes overlapped?)
  • walking staccato bass, intertwined with other instruments

B5 – Slick Oil

  • jazzy Instrumental
  • chattering vox
  • -> Brooding Bridge

B6 – Stomach Pit

  • echo vocals
  • free bass & drum jam
  • loose, spontaneous, meandering
  • keyboard loops
  • ->accessible sing along
  • romantic

*B7 – Tomb 0of the Patriarchs

  • driving, triumphant
  • repeated lyrics:
    “Walls, crumbling down on you”

Purchase: https://portofsoundrecords.com/products/banned?_pos=1&_sid=a5d65adfe&_ss=r


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