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Orchestrated Kaleidocopes
Orchestrated Kaleidocopes
The Crash That Took Me

 

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Track Listing:
1. Faster Than The Light
2. We're Disintegration
3. Maple Lilies
4. Julianne
5. Deeper Than The Sun's Pulse
6. Explosions In The Mind
7. Star-Shaped Octagons
8. Celebration of Color and Light Within the Kaleidoscope
9. Two Yellow Suns
10. Intervals of Form

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The Crash That Took Me's debut record, Orchestrated Kaleidoscopes, is a colorful blending of sounds brought together to create an abstract pop record. Full of layered textures mixing fuzzed-out guitars and orchestral instrumentation, Orchestrated Kaleidoscopes is lyrically and musically based on the relationship between color and music. The Crash That Took Me expands their experimental pop into a sonic wall saturated with reverb and a sprinkle of psychedelics to weave a tapestry of visual imagery. Notable influences include Roller Skate Skinny, early Mercury Rev, the psychedelic stages of The Kinks and Velvet Underground, topped off with Jon Brionesque celesta solos.

The record was recorded, produced and mixed by Casey Diiorio (Midlake, [DARYL]) at Valve Studios in Dallas, Texas; mixed down onto half-inch tape and sent to Abbey Road Studios in London, England for mastering by Sean Magee (Spiritualized, Placebo, Paul McCartney). Many guest appearances have contributed to Orchestrated Kaleidoscopes, including Brandon Carr (The Earlies) on vocals, Kris Youmans (The PAper chAse) on cello, Ryan Fitzgerald (Polyphonic Spree) on guitars, and others.

BAND MEMBERS

Dylan Silvers-vocals, guitars, organ
Fatima Thomas-vocal, bass
Beau Wagener-lead guitars
Eddie Thomas-drums and percussion
Seth Bohlman-guitars, organ
Mathew Treon-Keys, Bells

Additional Performers:
Brandon Carr-vocals
Ryan Fitzgerald-acoustic guitars
Kris Youmans-cello
Rebecca Phares-violin
Casey Diiorio-guitars, piano