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Sholi - Sholi album

Sholi - Sholi album
  • Performer Sholi
  • Title Sholi
  • Date of release 2009
  • Country US
  • Style Indie Rock
  • Other formats VOC DXD MP3 APE AU RA DTS
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1238 mb
  • Size FLAC 1653 mb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 576

Two and half years ago I was driving home and listening to Stanford College Radio. Emerging from the needlessly esoteric setlist that likely contained Chilean dubstep or Icelandic black metal came beautiful, fluttering drumming and a wistful guitar arpeggio that woke me from my highway coma.

Открывайте новую музыку каждый день. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Миллионы композиций бесплатно и в хорошем качестве.

The album's producer is Greg Saunier from Deerhoof, who took on the band after Bavafa sent him some demos, including "Hejrat", their reinterpretation of a song by the controversial Iranian pop singer Googoosh. The "Hejrat" 7" landed Sholi in the 2008 Music Issue of The Believer.

With influences ranging from jazz and prog rock to qawwali, Sholi's self-titled debut album is a uniquely free-flowing study in contrasts. All three of the band's members - Payam Bavafa, bassist Eric Ruud, and especially drummer Jonathon Bafus - are fluent players and often play intricate parts, but they never feel showy; likewise, Bavafa's tenor is a perfect foil for the instrumentation, with a coolness that mirrors the band's prowess and emotionality that complements it.

This album has an average beat per minute of 137 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 100/206 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Album starts at 206BPM, ends at 100BPM (-106), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing).

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Album · 2009 · 11 Songs. See All. Sholi, The Dead Science (Split 7") - EP. 2006.


All That We Can See
November Through June
Spy In The House Of Memories
Any Other God
Dance For Hours
Out Of Orbit


Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
QS115 Sholi Sholi ‎(LP) Quarterstick Records QS115 US 2009
QS115CD Sholi Sholi ‎(CD, Album) Quarterstick Records QS115CD US 2009
QS115CD, QS115pr Sholi Sholi ‎(CD, Promo) Quarterstick Records, Quarterstick Records QS115CD, QS115pr US 2009