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Lifted Limited Vinyl LP

Israel Nash

Label: Loose
Release Date: 27 July 2018
Format: LP Vinyl

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Israel Nash Lifted Limited Vinyl LP

Overview:
Texas' genre-bending rock 'n' roller Israel Nash presents his latest long play, Lifted. It is a modern day hippie-spiritual, a tonic for those needing to put aside the mess of the daily grind. With luscious beds of strings, horns and well adorned towering walls of sound, Lifted finds Nash continuing his tradition of creating a sonic experience of feeling that is at once both vast and intimate - soaring and untamed at times, placid and sincerely personal at others.Finally use his quonset hut-turned-studio Plum Creek Sound to its utmost, Nash incorporated found sounds and field recordings from his Texas ranch to create a setting of the sounds that represent his Hill Country life. Drums played in rain collection tanks, water rushing against the limestone, frogs and crickets in their habitats, and even a curious, yet guarded rattlesnake, all appear throughout the record. Inspired by methods pioneered by John Cage, Nash also randomized sounds and music and rearranged them according to the I Ching (The Book of Changes). Utilizing these recording and tracking techniques help create a sonic and very present picture of Nash's home and his life. Accompanied by his longtime band, with arrangements by Jesse Chandler (Mercury Rev, Midlake), horns by members of Austin's cumbia/funk compadre's Grupo Fantasma, and strings from Kelsey Wilson and Sadie Wolf of indie pop's Wild Child, Nash, alongside co-producer and engineer Ted Young (Kurt Vile, The Rolling Stones), presents an album that soars as a masterwork of American roots songs, meticulously crafted and gently sprinkled with life meaning and multi-hued rock and psychedelia.

Featured Tracks:
1. Rolling on (Intro)
2. Rolling On
3. Looking Glass
4. Lucky Ones
5. Sweet Springs (Intro)
6. Sweet Springs
7. SpirityFalls
8. Northwest Stars (Out of Tacoma)
9. Hillsides
10. The Widow
11. Strong Was the Night
12. Golden Fleeces
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