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Ocean Songs

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Ocean Songs

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Dirty Three
genre:
Instrumental, Indie Rock

We gave it an A-

Don’t let the quasi-New Age title fool you: This trio’s impressionistic instrumental reveries are positively mesmerizing. The three chord vamps that fill out the bulk of Ocean Songs are beside the point; it’s really all about the way violinist Warren Ellis draws out gorgeous, droning melody lines while guitarist Mick Turner and drummer Jim White fill in the blanks behind him. A-

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