Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Italian Horn - Gotham White

Unlike a lot of people I know, I'm usually one of those guys that can listen to an album and immediately place its sound-a-likes, its predecessors, and what type of person would usually listen to said record. Whether thats good or not isn't really the issue, what is the issue is that I'm pissed off. I'm pissed because Italian Horn's Gotham White is a rare occasion where I can't really place said music in a specific genre or a specific type of person that would like it. But I'm going to try my best to describe its sound because this album is amazing. 6 definitely solid tracks of what, to me anyway, fits somewhere between post-rock melodic repetition and Today is the Day's dark ambience. This is something you're all going to want to check out for sure. Definite favorite for sure is the albums closer, "Skinhead with a Bluetooth Earpiece".

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Italian Horn - Gothic White

30 Comments:

Blogger OUR FUCKING BOUNDARIES. said...

anyone have FINAL 3? Justin Broadrick stuff? thanks!

8:14 AM  
Blogger deaddreamnation said...

not to be completely off topic, but now i see after doing this for a little while how frustrating it can be that people look and download, but do not communicate ANYTHING about what you are doing...so i still give major respect (if not more now) for keeping this shit going and if nothing else respecting yourself for sharing some awesome shit between yourselves and the 20 other people who actually care. kudos zen dudes...

xoxox
ddn

8:04 PM  
Blogger Jeff Chord said...

Well this isn't my blog, its the Lord of all awesome Tim's blog. But thank you. Please check this band out. The dude who does this shit totally desreves it. We all appreciate communication between true music lovers such as ourselves. Deaddreamnation you've commented on quite a few uploads I've done and thanks for all the kind words man. Uploading music is such a fine line for me personally because I'm friends with a lot of these bands and they don't make money off their records. So buy it if you like it. Keep on dl'ing and we'll keep on uploading.

3:37 AM  
Blogger gabbagabbahey said...

with all due respect to the 'men of zen', this has effectively been your blog for about two weeks now!

good stuff you've been posting... I haven't commented myself but I can see a lot of what you are promoting is finding a very receptive audience

11:25 AM  
Blogger gabbagabbahey said...

and on topic, I'm listening to 'Skinhead With a Bluetooth Earpiece' right now... It's wonderful, wonderful noise but at the same time very 'classy'.

Just the one guy you say? What with this, Gtuk and Dan Deacon I'm discovering the music of a lot of weird individuals these days!

12:16 PM  
Blogger Jeff Chord said...

I'm just a...simple caveman lawyer...from a simpler time...thrown into this chaos of the 20th century. Your moving boxes on wheels scare and confuse me.

On topic, as far as I know its just Anthony Pappalardo from In My Eyes doing everything.

2:47 PM  
Anonymous maize r.i.p. said...

blend, i canceled my blogger account. thanks for having me. i may stop by again one day.

best of luck

5:39 PM  
Blogger deaddreamnation said...

maize what happened??

8:52 PM  
Blogger blend77 said...

maize. thanks so much. youre always welcome here.

sad to see you go, as i havent been around much lately. if it werent for Jeff, Zen would be on hiatus as Ive had a long month of long days of work..

another week and i am done and i will try to keep up with Jeff on the post count.

11:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

sorry to hear that maize

was wondering if anyone had some old rye coalition stuff

i mean demo and split with karp and new sherrif and split with the vss

11:41 AM  
Blogger sweet baby jaysus said...

here's that rye/karp split
http://www.mediafire.com/?3tmx4mbgedj

2:46 AM  
Blogger sweet baby jaysus said...

oh and the new sheriff ep as well:
http://www.mediafire.com/?6bmqglcpm4c

2:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sweet...if i could see you right now i would totally slip you the tongue...

6:41 AM  
Blogger artsygrrl said...

hey..after bumping into you the other day I figured I'd pass by....good shit yo! I really like Italian Horn...of course the name intriged me. :)

I posted the rainbow experience on my blog.

Holla!

Oh and yesterday I ran into Dave in Bushwick, he's down for some drinkin'

12:53 PM  
Blogger blend77 said...

funny. you were out i my hood. i ran into him on saturday after i ran into you...

always down fo some drinkin'

^_^

1:04 PM  
Blogger Jeff Chord said...

unicorns, backed hard.

4:55 PM  
Blogger blend77 said...

lol!

8:31 PM  
Anonymous Krustie! said...

Hi friend's i'm Krustie! from Sludge community in Livejournal, need question info for AGE band, in Papstar files into mediafire, he have 2 recordings from they's guy's but i don't know more info? some give this info please?
Thanks in advanced
cheers

Krustie!

11:03 AM  
Blogger metro/sea said...

does anyone happen to have the new jazz june cd that got released called "scars to prove it"? I'd really like to get it but it seems to be sold out :

http://www.interpunk.com/item.cfm?Item=148863&

if anyone could post it i would really appreciate it.

thanks

1:46 PM  
Blogger deaddreamnation said...

where the hell is everyone???

8:15 PM  
Anonymous Krustie said...

So anybody have a e-mail to contact PAPSTAR?, can give me then, please?
Thanks

10:53 AM  
Blogger theodore said...

m blanket. mwah!
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=RTAJSXUS

anyone got Ache Hour Credo?

11:30 AM  
Blogger deaddreamnation said...

theodore you're my hero!!

3:09 PM  
Blogger theodore said...

i can't take all the credit. props to my bud dave for giving me the hook-up.

5:01 PM  
Blogger deaddreamnation said...

well either way...i hope to repay this wonderful debt sometime.

7:22 PM  
Blogger Jeff Chord said...

Sorry I haven't been posting. I've got a few different posts I need to do and they're all big and girlfriends take a lot of time when they live out of town.

Comin up probably tomorrow.

12:45 AM  
Blogger blend77 said...

i'll be making a comeback as well... tonite or tomorrow... depends on how inspired i am...

ive been so freaking busy lately. ive barely had time for anything... and well, today seems to be my last day of "busy" for the next month or so...

zen lives.

9:57 AM  
Blogger papstar said...

krustie..sorry

the only info I have is where I got it from
http://community.livejournal.com/danceandfight/18869.html
there ya go.

11:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey PAPSTAR , very thanks for living or re-live, jejeje
cheers see the info.

3:21 PM  
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