Articles and thoughts by Peter Holslin

Notebook: Man Man

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Man Man is dramatic, pulsating, grooving, and their vocal stylings seem to emulate stereotypical gender roles–that is, the men sing in lumberjack lows, the women in throaty highs.

The sixth track from “The Man in a Blue Turban With a Face” is gentle and skeletal. It has a simple bass line by a cheap-sounding organ, shimmering cymbals, a twinkling melody and a thoughtful refrain with cello and keyboards. And those voices, like a white, post-modern gospel.


Written by Peter Holslin

January 3, 2007 at 7:33 pm

Posted in Art/Music

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