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FemBots - Calling Out FLAC album


Performer: FemBots
Genre: Rock / Folk and World music
Title: Calling Out
Country: Canada
Released: 2008
Style: Country, Lo-Fi, Indie Rock, Neofolk
FLAC version ZIP size: 1744 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1817 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1833 mb
Rating: 4.7
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Fembots-Calling Out-2008-JUST. FemBots originally envisioned their fourth album Calling Out (2008), as an entire album using an assortment of junkstruments, musical instruments created from garbage by artist Iner Souster. Eight months into the project it became clear that the junkstruments simply were too unpredictable and too difficult to work with to sustain an entire album.

FemBots ‎– Calling Out. Label: Weewerk ‎– (weewerk) 02. Additional recording at The Junkshop. Mixed at The Junkshop. Mastered at João Carvalho Mastering. My Hands Are A City was inspired by (and borrows from) the poem My Hands Are A City. The Ballad Of Lucybelle Crater is based on the photo collection The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater. The End Of The Day was written after overhearing two school bus drivers discussion fine wines.

FemBots are back with a much anticipated fourth album " Calling Out " and will be rolling through town for a CD release show on Friday at the Music Gallery. The first person to meet the above criteria win: - a pair of tickets to the show on September 26th - a copy of the new Fembots CD "Calling Out". The second, third, fourth, and fifth people to meet the above criteria win: - a copy of the new Fembots CD "Calling Out".

Calling Out is the fourth album by Canadian indie rock band FemBots, released on September 16, 2008, with Weewerk. The album was originally intended to use only junk instruments created out of garbage by guest musician Iner Souster. However, the band reportedly found the instruments were not sufficiently reliable to form the basis of the entire album, and instead added some conventional instrumentation while retaining the junk instruments on the songs' rhythm tracks.

Toronto's Fembots will release their new record Calling Out on September 16th via Weewerk. The eclectic indie folk duo of Dave MacKinnon and Brian Poirier are joined on the album by Iner Souster and drummer Nathan Lawr. Souster is known for creating improvisational instruments from garbage, kindly referred to as "junkstruments. While FemBots found the instruments to unpredictable to provide the entirety of the album's instrumentals, they did form the rhythmic base for the songs.

While making their 2008 album, Calling Out, FemBots contributed two songs to the 2007 film The Tracey Fragments, a soundtrack done by Canadian supergroup Broken Social Scene. Calling Out signified a big change for the band, as they moved from Paper Bag Records, their record label for their first three studio albums, to weewerk records. The initial idea for the album was to make it solely using junkstruments, aided by the expertise of their new member, Iner Souster. However, the band concluded junkstruments could not sustain an entire album and were instead used as rhythm tracks

Tracklist

Good Days 4:22
Can I Be Your Mirror? 3:39
My Hands Are A City 4:48
Get In The Van 3:44
God Keep Our Hands Clean 3:43
J.L. Recalls His Amazon Adeventures From A Comfortable Chair In The Window Of No.5 The Kingsway 3:45
Hand Print In Wet Cement 3:13
Lost At Sea 3:44
The Ballad Of Lucybelle Crater 3:52
The End Of The Day 4:44
Ship Breaking 5:07

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
(weewerk) 026 FemBots Calling Out ‎(CD, Album) Weewerk (weewerk) 026 Canada 2008
SBVFEMBOTS FemBots Calling Out ‎(LP, Album) Saved By Vinyl SBVFEMBOTS Canada 2008