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YellowFever

YellowFever

(Wild World; US: 2009; UK: Unavailable)

“Why don’t you realize how psychedelic I am and love me”, sings Jennifer Moore of Austin’s YellowFever on their eponymous debut LP. It’s just one of the many nonlinear musings of this Texas twosome, rounded out by multi-instrumentalist Adam Jones across a scant 29 minutes of pure minimalist pop bliss in the vein of Young Marble Giants and early Stereolab. Recorded with Bill Callahan drummer Luis Martinez and released on the Vivian Girls’ Wild World label, Yellow Fever is an odd beauty of an album that is equal parts quaint and DIY, as sweet as it is short, and a promising sign for things to come from this up and coming underground set.

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Ron Hart is currently enjoying his 11th year as a professional music journalist. In addition to PopMatters, he has also written for such publications as CMJ, Billboard.com, SPIN.com, The Village Voice, Gear, Paper, SHOUT NY, Paperthinwalls.com, Blender, Yellow Rat Bastard, Good Times, Paste, and Barnesandnoble.com among others. He is also the editor and publisher of the Interboro Rock Tribune, a free NYC music zine now in its 6th year in print. Please give us traffic on our website at http://www.irtmag.com.


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