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Bitte Orca On paper, none of the elements that went into this Brooklyn collective's latest album, Bitte Orca, seem likely to complement one...Bitte OrcaIndie Rock On paper, none of the elements that went into this Brooklyn collective's latest album, Bitte Orca, seem likely to complement one...2009-06-03
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Bitte Orca

Genre: Indie Rock; Status: In Season

On paper, none of the elements that went into this Brooklyn collective’s latest album, Bitte Orca, seem likely to complement one another. Melismatic R&B vocals layered over herky-jerky art-rock guitars? Hushed chamber-folk meditations that build to jarringly noisy crescendos? Somehow the band makes it work, though, pulling all those disparate sounds together in a unified style that’s all the more glorious for its strangeness. Lead single ”Stillness Is the Move,” in particular, deserves a permanent place in the barbecue playlists of those who like their summertime jams ?a little — well, a lot — weird. A?

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Originally posted June 3 2009 — 12:00 AM EDT

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