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Started by Kid Millions and Bobby Matador of Oneida, People of the North is an ongoing but sporadic outgrowth of that restlessly experimental Brooklyn assemblage.
While there are no clearly defined boundaries separating POTn from Oneida, it might be fair to say that the music tends to be more staunchly devoted to minimalism, repetition, improvisation, and sternness than the wide-ranging efforts of the big brother band.

They packaged and unleashed a noisy krautrock behemoth of a jam session in the form of Deep Tissue. Recorded in 2009, it consists of four plodding, hypnotic psychedelic tracks clocking in at around 37 minutes – making it quite the heart-pounding journey. With an obvious penchant for improvisation and the immediate mood, People of the North not only revels in the static charge found in heavy guitar and feedback drenched freak-out moments, but can also be heard mining more pulsing, minimalist territory here. They’re pulling big influence from krautrock innovators Can and Neu! , but there is also a deeper, darker Japanese psych influence here, new and old – Les Rallizes Denudes & Acid Mothers Temple to name a couple. If you’re a fan of any psych, space rock or krautrock, you need to hear this record.


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  • iconan

    A warm sea of 'soul when we wet too many times, and is still a pleasure that is renewed at every listening. -.-.-.-.-. om hari om .....

    28 Oct 2011 Reply
  • runout_groove

    People Of The North play the ATP I'll Be Your Mirror festival in Asbury Park, NJ curated by Portishead this September - on sale from Line-up features Jeff Mangum, Bonnie Prince Billy, Shellac, Chavez, Swans, Battles, Deerhoof, Ultramagnetic MCs, The Horrors, The Pop Group, Mogwai, Thee Silver Mt Zion, Earth and many more

    14 Jun 2011 Reply
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  • GreenSheep

    Deep Tissue AOTY 2010

    6 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Nagsworth

    OH MY WORD, this is fucking wonderful! It fills the gap between the second and third instalments of 'Thank Your Parents' perfectly. I've been craving some new sounds from these guys for ages now. (A year isn't really ages, but considering 1. their speedy output rate, and 2. my intense love for Oneida, I get cravings a lot sooner with these dudes)...

    13 Nov 2010 Reply
  • TheDazman

    Tunnels is like an updated suicide. Spacemen3.

    2 Nov 2010 Reply
  • GreenSheep

    Serious shit here.

    14 Oct 2010 Reply
  • True_PuShKin

    Хорошие! Понравились)

    19 May 2010 Reply
  • KypaToP_HM

    interesting release)

    16 May 2010 Reply
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