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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Track of the Day: Freeman Gheenga

Posted By on Tue, May 12, 2009 at 12:28 PM

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Imagine that you stayed up all night getting stoned and listening to Boards of Canada, and by the time sun rose, you flipped on Saturday morning cartoons. Your brunchtime brain scramble might sound a little like the remix locals Telepathik Friend made for Spanish buddy Freeman Gheenga, available on Gheenga's MySpace page. The tune kicks off with the announcement: "This day is full of surprises" and is then punctuated by batches of cartoonish sound effects and animated voices, which are woven into a bed of woozy, ambient techno. It's a disorienting song that mixes a bright palate of vocal samples with hazy, gray background shades, perfect for those times of day when you can't quite settle your head into reality. 

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