If you approach Chris Walla's second solo effort expecting any traces of what Walla brought to Death Cab For Cutie's sound, you're in for a shock. sort of. His first offering since leaving the Seattle outfit after 17 years as its guitarist and in-house producer, the somewhat misleadingly-titled Tape Loops consists entirely of minimalist ambient instrumentals. The new material doesn't bear any resemblance to the "four guys in a room" format of Walla's previous solo album, 2008's Field Manual, either.
Tape Loops by Chris Walla, released 16 October 2015 1. Kanta's Theme 2. Introductions 3. I Believe In The Night 4. Goodbye 5. Flytoget. Includes unlimited streaming of Tape Loops via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 7 days. Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album.
Tracklist: 1. Kanta's Theme (6:42) 2. Introductions (8:00) 3. I Believe in the Night (3:56) 4. Goodbye (11:17) 5. Flytoget (9:03). Chris Walla has said little publicly about his 2014 departure from Death Cab for Cutie, a band that he co-founded and called home for 17 years
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Chris Walla spent 17 years as a songwriter, guitarist and producer for Death Cab For Cutie, and Tape Loops is his first solo album since leaving the band in 2014. But if you're inclined to resist a solo record by "the other guy" from Death Cab, know that Tape Loops couldn't be farther from the sound of his old band. His intentions for this project were sketched out in a post he'd written for Seattle's The Stranger last fall: "I long for the unknown. It might be that simple.
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