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They Missed the Perfume

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All Music Guide - Jesse Jarnow
Recorded entirely on a Macintosh G4, They Missed the Perfume began its life as a 40-minute-long experimental piece of music centering around the song "Mindless Dribble." Using entirely computerized beats programmed by drummer Sam Altman, the band created the disc in small chunks, manipulating and rearranging them on-screen. Though eventually split and articulated into several tracks "Mindless Dribble," "Highwire," "Spacebirdmatingcall," and "I Remember When...", the electro-dub jam at the center of "Mindless Dribble" still became the centerpiece of the album. Though sterile at times, the electronic beats mesh surprisingly well with the live guitar. Occasionally, the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jesse Jarnow
Recorded entirely on a Macintosh G4, They Missed the Perfume began its life as a 40-minute-long experimental piece of music centering around the song "Mindless Dribble." Using entirely computerized beats programmed by drummer Sam Altman, the band created the disc in small chunks, manipulating and rearranging them on-screen. Though eventually split and articulated into several tracks "Mindless Dribble," "Highwire," "Spacebirdmatingcall," and "I Remember When...", the electro-dub jam at the center of "Mindless Dribble" still became the centerpiece of the album. Though sterile at times, the electronic beats mesh surprisingly well with the live guitar. Occasionally, the arrangements venture into trite post-hippie anthemia such as on the ending of "Home Again" or the new age build of "Haleakala Crater", though the bulk of the album is pleasantly restrained. Mixed with a good sense of sonic depth, the disc continues to yield surprises far beyond most studio releases of the genre.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/3/2001
  • Label: Megaforce
  • UPC: 020286129929
  • Catalog Number: 1299
  • Sales rank: 130,433

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Highwire (3:57)
  2. 2 Spacebirdmatingcall (8:24)
  3. 3 Haleakala Crater (11:20)
  4. 4 Home Again (5:44)
  5. 5 Mindless Dribble (13:41)
  6. 6 I Remember When... (8:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Disco Biscuits Primary Artist
Marc Brownstein Bass, Vocals
Aron Magner Keyboards, Vocals
Sam Altman Drums, Vocals
Jon Gutwillig Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
The Disco Biscuits Producer, Engineer
Keith Grewell Mastering
Marc Brownstein Songwriter, Producer
Aron Magner Songwriter, Producer
Sam Altman Songwriter, Producer
Jon Gutwillig Songwriter, Producer
Jon Lesser Producer, Engineer
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