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Ariel Pink: pom pom

CAD-3440
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From the label:
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“Across its 17 tracks and 69 minutes, pom pom is unfiltered Ariel Pink, the Pied Piper of the absurd, with infectious tales of romance, murder, frog princes and Jell-O. The record sees the Los Angeles native strike it out alone, returning to the solo moniker he has adopted well over a decade ago when cementing his name as a king of pop perversion (“Although this is the first *solo* record credited to my name, it is by far the least *solo* record I have ever recorded” Pink explains). From demented kiddie tune collaborations with the legendary psych producer and pop prankster Kim Fowley (songs like “Jell-O” and “Plastic Raincoats In The Pig Parade” were written with Fowley in his hospital room during his recent battle with cancer), to beatific, windswept pop (“Put Your Number In My Phone”, “Dayzed Inn Daydreams”), scuzz-punk face-melters (“Goth Bomb”, “Negativ Ed”), and carnival dub psychedelia (“Dinosaur Carebears”), pom pom is Ariel Pink’s magnum opus.”
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pom pom is out now on 4AD; check out “Picture Me Gone” and “Black Ballerina” below.
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About foamhands

My name is Michael Dix; I'm a decade or so past being down with the kids, but to me new music never gets old. Apparently I like music that sounds like faulty kitchen appliances and ritual slaughter; really I just like what I like, whether that happens to be indie, pop, punk, hip hop, metal, electronica, Afrobeat or jazz. Follow me on Twitter @FoamHandsBlog to receive notifications of new posts and the occasional random brain-fart, and please share links wherever you can. Enjoy!

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