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Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend

Released: 23/01/2012 Secretly Canadian
Mauro Remiddi finds his audio analogue in artists such as Apparat or MGMT, but Strange Weekend is definitely of the digital age. Inspired by Remiddi's internet trawling and his travels to the farthest corners of the globe, eerie electronic sounds abound in an album produced in a Brooklyn basement. For more information visit: http://www.secretlycanadian.com/onesheet.php?cat=SC245 Buy: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00699QP28/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=cul…
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The Line of Best Fit“It’s all rather ethereal and lush...” Epic and grandiose, rising majestically out of the various bedrooms and basements in which they were created for the whole world to hear...
 
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Clash Music“Delicate, polite and unabashed...” These songs are just waiting for you to give context to them: road trips, late night gallivanting, drunken memories, first love, heartbreak...
 
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BBC“Writhes with urgency...” An impressive debut and a solid step toward a more realised identity. There’s something soulful in the cellar...
 
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Drowned In Sound“These are lovely songs...” The artist opts to keep the black spots of his hidden, Strange Weekend very much blossoming with the sense of a life yet to live - despite the fact that (secondly) he’s already done rather a lot with his...
 
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NME“Provides nothing but saccharine, hazy highs...” Floating between nostalgic Ariel Pink-isms and M83-recalling pop sensibilities, the dappled semi-psychedelia of ‘Shapeless & Gone’ or ‘Unless You Speak From Your Heart’ are highlights...
 
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