Esopus CD #8: Spam

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For our eighth CD invitational, we asked musicians to brave the darkest corners of the Internet: their junk-mail folders. Out of the ghostly text-jumbles, incredible spelling aberrations, pharmaceutical discounts, and porn packaged in Asian languages, 10 acts were able to make good on something so, so bad.

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Final Fantasy
Flare Gun
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Singer and violinist Owen Pallett began his musical career at the age of 12 by scoring a video game. He was the principal member of the Toronto–based musical project Final Fantasy. His debut album, Has a Good Home, was released in 2006 by Blocks, a cooperative record label he cofounded; his second, He Poos Clouds, appeared in 2006 on the Tomlab label. Pallett, who has recorded and toured with the Arcade Fire, the Hidden Cameras, and Jim Guthrie, released the solo album Heartland in 2010.

PLAYLIST
01
Final Fantasy
Flare Gun
02
The Submarines
Agents of the Corps
03
Greg Tate's Garage Band
Call of the Wily
04
Frida Hyvönen
For Me to Say
05
Lost in the Trees
Walk Around the Lake
06
The Family Doctor
The Secret Rite of Tantilization
07
Harmony and Pollution
My Rumania
08
Dylan in the Movies
Graduation Day
09
The Moral Loopholes
Imperfections
10
Needle
Sunday on Prozac
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