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MindEnoch
12-19-2009, 11:18 PM
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First single:
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Summer of Fear is the culmination of years spent in eight-track studios, cypher-fueled jam sessions, and dicey club dates that often ended in fist fights and broken glass. Not to mention a revolving door of collaborators that helped Robinson work out the kinks in his skewed pop hooks and melancholic melodies, including the Grizzly Bear members (drummer Christopher Bear, multi-instrumentalist/producer Chris Taylor) who worked on Robinson's self-titled solo disc several winters agoˇthe winter before the fear set in.

As acclaimed as Robinson's debut was when it finally received a proper pressing in 2008, theŢeffort was meant to be a glorified demo. Summer of Fear is what happened six months later, as life alternated between darkness and light, and spare bedroom songs blossomed into speaker-popping arrangements of sweeping strings, honking horns, and chords that cut so deeply they're bound to leave a mark. TV on the Radio's Kyp Maloneˇa close friend since the pair met en route to a Grizzly Bear show in 2005ˇhelped bottle Robinson's bruised hymns last winter, ramping up the tension in such standout tracks as "Death by Dust," "Summer of Fear pt. 2," "The Sound," and the 11-and-a-half haunting minutes of "More Than a Mess".

http://www.myspace.com/milesbenjaminanthonyrobinson

I can see him on the line ups of several festivals next year,there's a lot of hype around this guy.