- Performer Dirty Projectors
- Title The Getty Address
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Dirty Projectors is an American indie rock band from Brooklyn, New York City, New York, formed in 2002. The band currently consists of primary recording artist and core member David Longstreth (vocals, guitar), alongside longtime bass guitarist Nat Baldwin, Mike Daniel Johnson (drums), Maia Friedman (guitar, keyboards, backing vocals), Felicia Douglass (percussion, keyboards, backing vocals) and Kristin Slipp (keyboards, backing vocals).
Dirty Projectors is the self-titled seventh studio album by American experimental rock group Dirty Projectors, which was released on Domino Records on February 21, 2017. Keep Your Name" contains a sample of "Sheathed Wings" by Dan Deacon.
The Getty Address is an album by American experimental rock group Dirty Projectors. The album is a concept album and is described as "a glitch opera" about musician Don Henley, although it also explores themes like ancient Mexico, post-9/11 America, and oil. The album boasts over 25 musicians on it, most of whom contributed to the orchestral and choral backing of the album.
The Getty Address Tracklist. 1. I Sit on the Ridge at Dusk Lyrics. 2. But in the Headlights Lyrics. 3. Warholian Wigs Lyrics.
Ostensibly a concept album about the singer Don Henley, it takes its protagonist on a strange, near-suicidal journey through avant Americana, culminating with the lead singer crooning about brown finches. Epic in scope, The Getty Address features around 25 different musicians contributing various orchestral lines, while the core of the band takes care of the overriding story arc. Contents. 1 Background and recording. In 2010, Dirty Projectors collaborated with Alarm Will Sound to create a live-performance version of The Getty Address. Transcription and arrangements were done by Alarm Will Sound members Matt Marks, Alan Pierson and Chris Thompson. The piece was performed by both groups at Lincoln Center, Disney Hall, and the Barbican Centre.
The Getty Address" could be classified as a modern opera claimed to be themed on Don Henley, ancient Mexico, oil business, post-9/11 America, etc. As varied as the lyrical content is, the music proves to be the "mad scientist's experiment". Numerous different orchestral, percussive, electronic and vocal noises are strung together, making a cross-cultural, timeless stew of an endeavor. One feels like "Walking In The Air", like in the movie The Snowman, minus the snow. It has become clear to me that the further I go back in Dirty Projector's discography, the more I must have an acquired taste to handle the carefree, harsh style they produce. This being the most experimental, it definitely needs to be approached with open ears and a bit of patience. This should be accepted as true art and the mixture of musician's heart and boundary-pushing should be acknowledged by all.