Mutes In The Steeple - Archers Of Loaf - Vee Vee (CD)

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  1. Dec 07,  · Archers of Loaf to Reissue Vee Vee. the reissue of sophomore album Vee Vee is scheduled Believe the Good News 04 Smoking Pot in the Hot City 05 Mutes in the Steeple 06 Mark Author: Carrie Battan.
  2. Archers of Loaf is an American indie rock band originally formed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in The group toured extensively and released four studio albums, one compilation, numerous singles and EPs, and a live album which was released after the band broke up in In the band began a reunion tour that coincided with the reissue of four of its albums by Merge Records.
  3. Vee Vee is without a doubt the Archers at their peak. With the album utilizing a more unified, and fleshed out (though no less intense) sound than Icky Mettle, they tackle their songs with a flat, dry production, preserving all of the energy of the four musicians, and giving us the closest recorded effort to sounding like one of their live shows (excluding "Seconds Before The Accident," and.
  4. Vee Vee received very positive reviews from critics. Writing for Spin, Natasha Stovall praised Eric Bachmann's honest singing, stating that his "hoary, nasal desperation embodies Vee Vee ' s subtle mix of motivations." In a retrospective review, Gregory Heaney of AllMusic said that the album "found Archers of Loaf proving time and time again that what really matters in music is heart, sweat.
  5. ALBUM RE-ISSUES. STUDIO ALBUMS AND EP. Featured. Icky Mettle ( - Alias Records) Archers of Loaf vs The Greatest of All Time ( - Alias Records) Vee Vee ( - Alias Records) All the Nations Airports Smokin' Pot in the Hot City / Mutes in the Steeple ( - Esther Records) Vocal Shrapnel / Density ( - Alias Records).
  6. The Archers of Loaf burst onto the indie/college scene in with the electric "Icky Mettle", receiving critical praise for their efforts. After releasing an EP that was truly a tease, they produced probably their best sounding album, if not their best. "Vee Vee" contains the catchy, melodic riffs that Mettle did, but with more crunch/5(14).
  7. Seventeen years after its release, Archers of Loaf's sophomore album gets reissued as a 2xCD collection, remastered by original producer Bob Weston, and including 16 .
  8. Reissues of All the Nation's Airports and White Trash Heroes followed later in The first full-length produced by Bob Weston, Vee Vee was a slight departure from the previous bombastic noisepop that characterized Archers of Loaf's previous work, and it proved that the band wasn't just a flash in the pan.
  9. After the release of their classic debut, Icky Mettle, and the excellent follow-up EP Vs the Greatest of All Time, it was clear that Archers of Loaf were a band that had hit the ground running and never seemed likely to stop. On Vee Vee, the second full-length offering from the Chapel Hill indie innovators, the band deftly avoids anything even resembling a sophomore slump by returning with a.

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