Monday, May 2, 2011

Manchester Orchestra - Album Stream

Simple Math
Simple Math Available May 10, 2011


Manchester Orchestra is offering a live stream of their upcoming junior release Simple Math. The stream is located on the bands website. To unlock the stream one must correctly place 5 of the shapes from the frame at the bottom of the site. This will unlock the full stream of the album. 

My reaction
The album is a great step forward for the band which has matured greatly since the release of I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child in 2006. The band has a uniquely southern sound to them and the incorporate their Georgian roots into their music. The band shines on this album incorporating insane elements into their already soaring melodies.

Listen to
Apprehension - This song showcases the twangy southern tones that the band incorporates into their indie rock sound. This song really struck me on my first listen through the album.

Verdict - This album is excellent you should definitely check it out.  

48 comments:

  1. Great sound, though I fear I'd get sick of it after a while...

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  2. this band is amazing. i didn't know they have a new album coming. :o
    i'm so gonna listen to it.

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  3. Never heard of this before, thanks for sharing! +following

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  4. 4 out of 5 stars huh? Well I might have to check it out now that you think its so good. Ill post back and let you know what I think.

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  5. Never actually been to an orchestra :(

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  6. Haven't heard of these guys before, but it seems like my type of music; hopefully they will have lots of instrumentals, i'm hoping from their title that they do.

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  7. I have their old album, good stuff.

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  8. Giving them a listen on YouTube. Currently on "I've Got Friends". Not a bad sound mate.

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  9. thanks for the recommendation!

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  10. hard puzzle, i dont see a way to figure it out

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  11. currently listening to this on youtube, really enjoying the sounds

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  12. Nice find. Followed for sure.

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  13. just listened to some, they are insanely good!

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  14. I like it, not my favorite orchestra though but definitely great

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  15. As a classical guitarist myself, i am a big fan of these! thanks for sharing.

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  16. This sounds interesting. Could need some song examples.

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  17. Clever way to promote an album! Thanks for sharing.

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  18. A puzzle to unlock a stream? That is pretty different, lol. Gonna have to check it out!

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  19. That is pretty funny, good post.

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  20. ok, u make me find this grouo on youtube, and are great. thnxs

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  21. great find! Definitely following

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  22. Great find, thanks for sharing!

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  23. I'll definitely have to give this a listen!

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  24. My girlfriend really likes them, I'm not such a big fan, but I might give this a shot!

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  25. I love this group! Good post!

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  26. I'll check this group out.

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  27. i might have to check this time

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  28. Wow, hadn't heard of them before. Thanks.

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  29. I may have to check them out. Good find!

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  30. Very interesting, never heard of them before.

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  31. Yeah manchester is really good.

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  32. Hoping to catch the stream, hope wouldn't be to late.

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  33. Love new stuff, thanks for sharing.

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  34. Thanks for the rec. I'll definitely check it out! +follow

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  35. I'm not so sure about this, it's not that I don't like it...I just haven't really heard anything quite like it before. Very interesting listen.

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  36. Which Manchester is the Manchester orchestra from?

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  37. Listening To it Right now :)

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  38. Album sounds great, I might give it a look!

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  39. Not much for me. Like your latest post tho!

    Follwoed!

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