Gone

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Vacationer's 2012 full-length debut Gone features singer/songwriter Kenny Vasoli's particular mix of psych and sampledelic indie-pop. This is dreamy, lightly funky, and always tripped-out pop that brings to mind a mix of such similarly inclined contemporaries as Beach House and Animal Collective. Vasoli, who often sounds like a mix of Blur's Damon Albarn and Mojave 3's Neil Halstead, clearly has a knack for coming up with yearning, kaleidoscopically melodic, and literate songs, which he produces with a studio-wizard's talent for layered and dense arrangements full of sparkling keyboards, and chiming guitars over hip-hop beats and dusty LP-samples. From the low-key, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Vacationer's 2012 full-length debut Gone features singer/songwriter Kenny Vasoli's particular mix of psych and sampledelic indie-pop. This is dreamy, lightly funky, and always tripped-out pop that brings to mind a mix of such similarly inclined contemporaries as Beach House and Animal Collective. Vasoli, who often sounds like a mix of Blur's Damon Albarn and Mojave 3's Neil Halstead, clearly has a knack for coming up with yearning, kaleidoscopically melodic, and literate songs, which he produces with a studio-wizard's talent for layered and dense arrangements full of sparkling keyboards, and chiming guitars over hip-hop beats and dusty LP-samples. From the low-key, Gorillaz-style funk of "Everyone Knows" to the orchestral '60s Baroque and sunshine pop vibe of "Trip" to the echoey, girl group-sounding ballad title track, Gone is a consistently engaging listen.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/20/2012
  • Label: Downtown
  • UPC: 878037026979
  • Catalog Number: 70316
  • Sales rank: 57,682

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Everyone Knows (3:18)
  2. 2 Good As New (3:24)
  3. 3 Trip (2:53)
  4. 4 Dreamlike (3:47)
  5. 5 No Rules (2:02)
  6. 6 Gone (3:49)
  7. 7 Having It All (3:24)
  8. 8 Summer End (3:37)
  9. 9 Great Love (3:18)
  10. 10 Farther (2:01)
  11. 11 Be With You (2:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Vacationer Primary Artist
Ken Vasoli Indexed Contributor
Lauren Wood Baritone Saxophone
Jon Crowley Trumpet
Ryan Zimmaro Drums
Greg Altman Guitar
Angelica Bess Background Vocals
Ian Chang Percussion, Drums, Vibes
Michael McCoy Flute
Jas Walton Saxophone
Technical Credits
Rob Murray Mastering
Greg Lowe Booking
Ian Davis Wind Arrangements
Matt Watts Management
Greg Altman Guitar Arrangements
Grant Wheeler Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer
Matthew Young Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer, Artwork
Ian Chang Wind Arrangements
Vacationer Arranger, Composer
Aaron Bastinelli Engineer
Mike Mori Booking
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