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Grand Rapids :: MI :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Who, exactly, is listening? "We're this kind of crossover band," suggests Nick Zammuto, the guitar-playing, younger, more American half of the group. "You know, it has these upper-chakra and lower-chakra elements kind of duking it out...The group's

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New City :: NY :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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Pop Music Critic The new album from the Books, the first in five years from this sound-collage duo, begins with a pleasant male voice promising a new beginning. On this recording, music specially created for its pleasurable effects on your mind, body

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New York City :: NY :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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First, they made one of the most interesting and enjoyable albums to be heard this year out of self-help tapes, recordings of children's stories, and other pieces of "humanity's sonic hodgepodge" (as our 9/10 review of The Way Out puts it). And now,

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Tōkyō :: Japan | almost 4 years ago

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During the far too long half-decade wait between albums, it became easy to wonder if maybe Nick Zammuto and Paul de Jong, together known as The Books, had lost some of their creative juices. Luckily, one listen to The Way Out proves the wait was well

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | 4 years ago

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The Books' first album in five years marks the most sophisticated collage yet from the audio-ransacking duo of Nick Zammuto and Paul de Jong. Culling from 4,000 tapes collected on their last tour, The Way Out samples hypnotherapy gurus, answering

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London :: United Kingdom | 4 years ago

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Over the course of four previous releases, the New York duo of Nick Zammuto and Paul de Jong, aka The Books, have mapped out their own distinctive territory on the fringes where pop meets the experimental avant-garde, creating music that incorporates

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 4 years ago

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But if we had to compare the video for the duo's new song to anything, we'd say it's something like a homemade version of America's Funniest Home Videos , but, of course, on plenty of assorted psychedelics. Children are captured on VHS camcorders

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 4 years ago

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With this new label deal, the band join an impressive roster that already includes Mono, Eluvium and Black Heart Procession. The Way Out is the follow-up to 2005's Lost And Safe , which showcased the Books' unique approach songwriting, which mixes

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | over 4 years ago

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It's been five years since the NY-based duo released its third album, Lost and Safe , but news of the goings-on with the band has finally surfaced. Nick Zammuto and Paul de Jong, the two men behind The Books, have switched homes from the German label

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | over 4 years ago

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According to several news sources, including the New York Times, hacked computer files from a server at a British university have revealed that many of the leading scientific proponents of global warming have apparently been actively purposely

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