Fog - Ditherer
Fog - Ditherer
(CD/2xLP) Lex Records LEX049, 2007-08-20
01. We Will Have Vanished
02. Inflatable Ape (Part 3)
03. Have Been Wronged
04. Hallelujah Daddy
05. What Gives? (feat. Phil Elverum
06. You Did What You Thought
07. The Last I Knew of You
09. Your Beef Is Mine
10. On the Gallows
11. What's Up Freaks?
Electronic Press Kit : lexrecords.com/FogDithererEPK.htm | youtube.com/watch?v=harC5qzZKK0
Stream the album : mp3.com/artist/fog3
Review on : audiversity.com/2007/07/fog-ditherer.html
Distribution (France) : differ-ant.fr
Fog is a band from Minneapolis, MN, USA that plays experimental rock and roll music.
Ditherer features Fog- Andrew Broder, Mark Erickson and Tim Glenn on all tracks- with contributions from: Why?, Low, Andrew Bird, Dosh, pedestrian, Phil Elverum, Jeremy Ylvisaker and Mike Lewis.
There are remixes on the way from: Dntel, Akron/Family and Jesu.
Andrew Broder, aka Fog, has described his guitar playing as bipolar and his turntabling as a fixation. This psychic intensity comes across as a focused, varied submersion in sound. Raised in a Minnesota suburb, Broder taught himself to write music and play guitar and bass as an adolescent. He refers to his lyrics and collages of sound as "little flashes, images, remembering things from childhood that I had blocked out. Like seeing images through a fog." As a teen, his chosen vocation was DJing and he reacted to his suburban environment by "doing graffiti and seeking adventure and identity." But the hip hop and punk arenas he tried to embody couldn't contain his wide-ranging musical ambitions. So, prompted by a bout with pneumonia, he dropped out of college after his second year and delved into the world of musical creativity, fleshing out an instinct-driven sonic yearning he sums up as "telling a story." ~ Travis Drageset, All Music Guide
Press Release (french) :
Fondé d’abord autour de la personnalité d’Andrew Broder, Fog est désormais un vrai groupe, mêlant tous les genres : avant-rock & roll, classic pop, electronica primitive, folk, drone… Avec la participation de Low (Allan Sparhawk et Mimi Parker), Why ?, Andrew Bird, Pedestrain et Dosh, "Ditherer" est l’album rock incontournable du catalogue de Lex.