09 June 2009

V/A - James Pants

Various Artists - James Pants - Psychik Almanack Vol. 1 (2009)
James Pants is from Spokane. In Spokane there are lots of people with long fingernails and lots of dogs. In Spokane, rent is very, very cheap and so James Pants can afford to buy records and not work too awfully hard. A long time ago, James Pants started playing drums and marching in bands. After hitting cymbals for a while, James Pants bought cheap turntables and learned to scratch with Steppenwolf. James Pants' turntables skipped so much that he lost many battles and was never a good DJ. Then James Pants started playing Showbiz and AG, but no one liked his rap, and he was never paid. Then James Pants started playing Cameo and his drums again and people danced a little. Now James Pants plays his new album and a few girls like it. "Mystical and enchanting," is what people in Spokane say about it. Teenagers at the park like to dance and make-out to the new James Pants sound. "What a kaleidoscope," said one lady with her dog. "I can feel the universe pulse."
Following on from the well received 'Electric Finger' mix tape, James Pants again comes with a wonderful selection of 26 psych rock tracks; a few well known nuggets, but mostly pretty obscure songs with some wonderfully odd electronics involved; a great listen and a further reach into the brilliant mind of Mr Pants...well reccomended!

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