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Studio Album, released in 2007

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. No Deli In Delhi (7:08)
2. Riverrun (Harmelodythm) (6:30)
3. Spamivore (10:29)
4. Car Crash Messiah (5:55)
5. SohCahToa (The Lost Tail-Wagging Dog) (6:40)
6. Memory of Ur (12:16)
7. Codetalker (9:09)
8. Berlin Night Express (6:39)
9. Red Sun Fading (10:55)

Total Time 75:41

Line-up / Musicians

- Greg Amov / various instruments, programming
- Steven Davies-Morris / various instruments, programming
- Mike Dickson / various instruments, programming
- Cyndee Lee Rule / violin (tracks 1, 8)
- Paul Beecham / bass (track 4)
- Dun Strummin / guitars (tracks 1, 4)
- Antonia Naylor Ostler / vocals (track 2)
- Cosworth The Cat / sounds (track 9)

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Review by DamoXt7942
FORUM & SITE ADMIN GROUP Avant, Crossover & Neo Teams
4 stars Fancies for the ancient and the mystery.

This is the second shot by SYSTEMS THEORY with three talented and continuously aggressive players. I feel the sounds have got richer and heavier than the previous work, and the whole album over 76 minutes should not be too long for me. (And the album can be divided into three parts - the length of each part is about 25 minutes and not too long. :-P) Regretfully as the outfit says, since they gathered nine songs recorded between 2002 and 2006, the album should have been found no consistency and no unity. But at least for me, their solid and steady passion for a mysterious scene, for ancient civilization, and for the spacey rock can notify me this work should be as-it-is-said a single story.

No Deli in Delhi is an wonderfully and solemnly Oriental delicatessen with passionate percussion and wandering synth sounds. The title is considerable - always wonder whether they should mention nothing delicious is in Delhi or only play out of mischief with the words included in the title. Whether or no, this exotic atmosphere can make us dreamful. As we say about dream, in the first half of Riverrun are lots of birdsongs and a fresh, cool stream like a river. Through the comfortable and pleasant slide called Riverrun we can play and enjoy. The latter half has an air of muddy streams or dark waters but again a cool, quiet stream can follow and make us safe and sound. Spamivore, with stable and slowly danceable flavour, but also something noisy and warped, can absorb us for ten minutes. This eccentricity - some explosions or distortions within the comfortable and rhythmical stuff - is exactly as they should wanna do - surely! Weird shout and rumble come to us in the track Car Crash Messiah. Something terrible we feel all through the song. Cannot find any sounds like a car crash but feel close to a dangerous accident. Can we call that shouts from the inferno? Cannot be helped from the crash by a messiah? Again much Orientally fragrant holiness is SohCarToa. This mysterious chandelier can remind us aborigine dance with fire and a sacrifice. How weird and noisy the dance itself should be! On their dancing, at last, the sacrifice will be dedicated in the scene Memory Of Ur - my feeling. In this track the solemn dance can reach its climax - exactly the aborigine can fall into a trance - us too hahhaha. Well we should go on a trip to another psychedelic world with this trance song. I guess SYSTEMS THEORY should think the song immensely important for their music style. Codetalker, though one of tracks in Codetalkers, is the most suggestive of their attitude for the space and the ancient. All they want to play are packed into the song I feel. With the quiet and graceful synth sounds we can understand them absolutely, can't we? Berlin Night Express is as the name itself says the most speedy shot in the album. Where do they wanna go by this hasty express? Yeah, at least they cannot go to the outer space but go round only about their inner mind...? For this six minutes repetitive kicks can attack us...and them I suggest. The last track Red Sun Fading is with very keen and sharp slash and smooth and floating cotton. The most progressive, the most avantgarde, and the most aggressive for our brain and heart. This song can push and impress SYSTEMS THEORY to us strongly and we can never forget them, their systematically bombs.

Forgive me but I wanna say as follows: Although this album can be downloaded freely, could you please give a donation to them for their producing great music in future?

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