Everything Is Chemical’s 10Q’s w/Oppressed By The Line

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The Sound Awake Top 10: 2009

Oppressed by the Line’s “Kiku” was number 5 in The Sound Awake’s Top 10 of 2009.

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the NMR: the best of 2009

Oppressed by the Line’s “Kiku” figured into the best 100 of 2009 list at the New Music Review blog.

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Happy New Year Everyone!

2009. a chaotisch und charmant melodic retrospective

Chaotisch und Charmant have named “One Thousand Red Stars” from Kiku by Oppressed by the Line as number 43 on it’s list of top 50 songs of 2009.

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Chaotisch und Charmant’s: 2009. the 40 albums of the year

Chaotisch und Charmant named Kiku by Oppressed by the Line as number 15 on it’s list of top 40 albums of the year.

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DFP001 » A Trip Down Memory Lane

Posted by on Nov 22, 2009 in oppressed by the line, podcast | No Comments
We’ve posted the first Drifting Falling Podcast.  It’s hosted at Mixcloud. It’s a recording from an Oppressed by the Line DJ set at an M83 show in London in 2004. It’s called, “A Trip Down Memory Lane”. Enjoy.

Ten Favourite Labels 2009

Textura has selected Drifting Falling as one of its Ten Favourite Labels of 2009.
Every November, just as we’ve done since 2005, we pay tribute to ten labels that have stood out from the crowd and brought us multiple hours of listening pleasure throughout the year. This installment’s selections are a typically wide-ranging group, with the labels collectively representing an encompassing stylistic range. Many are based in the US, while others call Singapore, Berlin, London, and Nottingham home.

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Kiku reviewed by Space City Rock

Space City Rock review Oppressed by the Line’s latest “Kiku”.
My personal favorite, though, has to be “Paper Cranes” — I can’t help but dig the steadily-building beats and vocals that sound like they’re being broadcast from inside the airlock of a space station somewhere high above the planet (complete with the cool little electronic beep that precedes Thompson’s vocal lines). Once the guitars switch on, covering the whole thing with a woolly blanket of fuzzed-out melodic noise reverently swiped from Kevin Shields, I’m fully sold. Majestic and awesome, with all the open-mouthed wonderment you should feel at discovering a new place for yourself.

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