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Yppah - Gumball Machine Weekend EP



Yppah Gumball Machine Weekend EP
Yppah - Gumball Machine Weekend EP
(Download/Promo CD) Ninja Tune ZENDNL237/ZENCDS237P, 2009-04-13

Joe Corrales, Jr. aka Yppah (pronounced "Yippah") is back. The young Mexican-American from Texas debuted on Ninja Tune in 2006 with his album, "You Are Beautiful At all Times," and now, in the build up to his sophomore effort, "They Know What Ghost Know," he returns with the superb "Gumball Weekend Machine EP". Fashioning a rockier sound than last time out, the EP draws on a cultural heritage that took in My Bloody Valentine alongside hip hop and which is heavily influenced by various forms of electronic music, psychedelic soul and rock.

Yppah Gumball Machine Weekend EP
Yppah - Gumball Machine Weekend EP
(Download/Promo CD) Ninja Tune ZENDNL237/ZENCDS237P, 2009-04-13

Tracklisting :
01. Gumball Machine Weekend
02. The Drag
03. Shutter Speed
04. They Know What Ghost Know

Links :
myspace.com/yppah
ninjatune.net
wikipedia.org

Press Release :
Joe Corrales, Jr. aka Yppah (pronounced "Yippah") is back. The young Mexican-American from Texas debuted on Ninja Tune in 2006 with his album, "You Are Beautiful At all Times," and now, in the build up to his sophomore effort, "They Know What Ghost Know," he returns with the superb "Gumball Weekend Machine EP".

Fashioning a rockier sound than last time out, the EP draws on a cultural heritage that took in My Bloody Valentine alongside hip hop and which is heavily influenced by various forms of electronic music, psychedelic soul and rock.

"Gumball Machine Weekend" itself sounds like southern-fried Go! Team with more soul, "The Drag" is a feedback-driven, fuzz-bassed epic, "Shutter Speed" is psychedelic teen nostalgia while album title track "They Know What Ghost Know" is West Coast rock reimagined as trance-rite, a spooky, echo-heavy drum-roll-filled set of repetitions and overlaps that builds into a tune which DJ Shadow in his heyday might have dreamed of making.

After a series of shows last year from SXSW to Japan, there's a real feeling that Joe Corrales is ready to step up into the big league. He has the tunes and the atmospherics. Now he just needs you. Listen…
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