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Terminal Pharmacy
Jim O'Rourke
Terminal Pharmacy
Genres: Alternative Rock, Jazz, Special Interest, Pop, Rock, Classical
 
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All Artists: Jim O'Rourke
Title: Terminal Pharmacy
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Tzadik
Release Date: 11/21/1995
Genres: Alternative Rock, Jazz, Special Interest, Pop, Rock, Classical
Styles: Indie & Lo-Fi, American Alternative, Experimental Music, Historical Periods, Modern, 20th, & 21st Century
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 702397701125

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Experimental avant-garde?
tobemilo | Sweden | 08/17/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Ok, first of all: This is not a "pop album" like O'Rourke's later CD's "Eureka" or "Halfway to a threeway". This is electro-acoustic music, or "weird, eerie constructions of sounds and droning notes" as I prefer to call it. Also, I might not be the right person the review this CD, but I give it a try anyway. The first track is a 40-minute piece, mostly of very quiet sounds of some kind of processed clarinet (? ), machines, talking and strange statics and crackles. The humming gives a nice atmosphere and if stuff like Oval is your bag, this might be something for you. After a second track which is just 58 seconds of silence, the third and last track called "Terminal Pharmacy" start. This is mainly strings - but NOT Mantovani! Think Gyorgy Ligeti and more atonal music. Not as good as the first track "Cede" but it has something. The whole CD has "something" but I haven't figured out what it is yet..."