Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks

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All Music Guide - Tom Semioli
Described by the band as a "sonic death groove," this EP from art punk trio the Rapture is a funky and noisy affair. Luke Jenner's shards of ear-splitting guitar cacophony recall the sonic youth of Lou Reed and Tom Verlaine while bassist Matty Safer pushes Vito Roccoforte's bumpy rhythms à la the primitive Talking Heads with reckless abandon. Though there are no melodies to be found in any of the tracks, and the lyrics are screamed rather than sung, this collection is a brief yet captivating assault on the senses that says what is has to in short sharp shocks. If the selections were a nano-second longer they would smack of self-indulgence....
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tom Semioli
Described by the band as a "sonic death groove," this EP from art punk trio the Rapture is a funky and noisy affair. Luke Jenner's shards of ear-splitting guitar cacophony recall the sonic youth of Lou Reed and Tom Verlaine while bassist Matty Safer pushes Vito Roccoforte's bumpy rhythms à la the primitive Talking Heads with reckless abandon. Though there are no melodies to be found in any of the tracks, and the lyrics are screamed rather than sung, this collection is a brief yet captivating assault on the senses that says what is has to in short sharp shocks. If the selections were a nano-second longer they would smack of self-indulgence.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/22/2001
  • Label: Sub Pop
  • UPC: 098787050523
  • Catalog Number: 505
  • Sales rank: 203,552

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks (4:03)
  2. 2 Modern Romance (2:32)
  3. 3 Carvan (3:18)
  4. 4 The Jam (4:31)
  5. 5 The Pop Song (2:47)
  6. 6 Confrontation (4:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Rapture Primary Artist
Luke Jenner Guitar, Vocals, Vox Organ
Vito Roccoforte Percussion
Technical Credits
Alan Douches Mastering
Tim Goldsworthy Producer
Luke Jenner Composer
Matt Safer Composer
Vito Roccoforte Composer
James Murphy Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Rocks new anger

    Excellent the new best thing if you desire music that has feeling and substance its for u

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