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the late cord the late cord
the late cord
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Dead good.

You could call it serendipity were it not for the fact that – on this mini album they’ve produced together – John Mark Lapham of The Earlies and Micah P Hinson hardly seem overjoyed by the coincidence that they grew up in the same town in Texas, yet only met seven years ago. For Lights From The Wheelhouse is a truly mournful record of funereal strings and organ, beaten-up acoustic guitars and whispering electronics, with Hinson mumbling words like a drunk at alt country’s wake on My Most Meaningful Relationships Are With Dead People.


Paul Clarke 20 April 06 rating of 4
The Late Cord - Lights From The Wheelhouse, released 24 April 06 on 4AD.
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My most meanigful relationships... post 3
comment by the_dominic    Nov 17, 2006
This is a fantastic ep. Mournful, melancholic, intensely positive. I'm not sure if it will help me sleep all night or keep me up in fear.
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My most meanigful relationships... post 2
comment by royalblueiris    Apr 24, 2006
you might want to look them up on itunes to sample the rest of the album.
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My most meanigful relationships... post 1
comment by itsahit    Apr 20, 2006
I've only heard 'My most meanigful relationships are with dead people' but it really is glorious, a delightful slice of melancholia, the album is high up on my shopping list, has anyone heard much more to see if the rest of the record reaches these lofty heights?
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