Immediate download of 8-track album in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
Includes immediate download of 8-track album in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
Neil Campbell has been around for a long time, hacking out sound from whatever comes to hand since the end of the 1970s. Between then and emerging in his current solo Astral Social
incarnation he's played under too many names to remember, let alone list, but perhaps most
notably as a core member of Vibracathedral Orchestra, The A Band and Iibiis Rooge, and in
collaboration with people like Richard Youngs, Robert Horton, Dylan Nyoukis and Matthew
Astral Social Club both continues and upends some of the obsessions apparent in his earlier
work, with sustained tones evolving through a restless pulsing textural throb, electronically
refracted, constantly on the verge of tipping over into outright chaos, always pushing
"Magic Smile" is the new pro-pop CD from Astral Social Club, with 7 shiny and splintered new
tunes, plus a special remix by Japanese wonder boys Kufuki. These tunes range from the
twisting 13 minutes of the opening "Rubber Lagg", through the succinct plainsong of the title
track, to the full-on riot that is "FRWRKZ RWRK". In places it's utterly freewheeling and
joyous, at others full of fire and anger. No stone is left unthrown. Everyone gets kissed.
"Magic Smile" is his second Japanese CD release, following "Happy Horse" in 2010.
released 04 July 2012
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