Album Review: Grails

Black Tar Prophecies Vols. 4, 5 & 6 (Temporary Residence)


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[AVANT-GARDE EPHEMERA] For those unfamiliar with the mythology of Portland experimental rock troupe Grails, Black Tar is the catchall name for the various limited-edition releases that the band co   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Cut of the Day: "Alone Again And...," Lilacs & Champagne

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The title of this track is a winking reference to "Alone Again Or," the opening cut on Forever Changes, the kiss-off to the psychedelic era recorded by the band Love in 1967. And you can hear where Lilacs & Champagne members Emil Amos and Alex Hall—both members of the longrunning Portland post-rock outfit Grails—are making the connection: the acoustic guitar line that anchors the last three ...   More
 
Friday, June 21, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Video: Grails' Disturbing Album Teaser


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Wednesday, December 15, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

Video: Grails’ Disturbing Album Teaser


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Maybe this one is best presented without any commentary at all, but we’re just always stoked to hear that Grails is working on some new stuff—so whether or not this four minute acid trip tells us anything about the disc (the album will be called Deep Politics and it’ll be out in March), it gets us pretty excited! Please be forewarned that this “album preview” ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

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