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High Dependency Unit - Metamathics (2011)
High Dependency Unit - Metamathics (2011)

High Dependency Unit - Metamathics (2011)

High Dependency Unit

Flying Nun Records

$14.00

All prices in New Zealand dollars.

 

FN519 High Dependency Unit - Metamathics (2011)

"No band whips up a swirl of sonic bedlam like HDU and in their 13-year history they have always had a fragile and tranquil side to them. On fifth album Metamathics, these two distinct sides come together from the start as the raw guitar spikes and bass dirge of Stupormodel gives way to the stunning poise of second track Grace.

The New Zealand trio, made up of drummer Dino Karlis, singer/guitarist Tristan Dingemans and bass player Neil Phillips, took a break following 2001's Fireworks. In 2006 they resurfaced with soaring beauty Tunguska. Stupormodel appeared on last year's split seven-inch with Die!Die!Die!, and both tracks are highlights on.

At only nine songs it might seem lazy, but bear in mind The National Grid clocks in at 13 beautiful, brittle and sprawling minutes. That track, with its eerie saxophone squeals, is more like sound exploration than a song and it's something they've touched on in past recordings but never as intently as this.

Then with Irma Vep we're propelled into a mangled groove with psychedelic helicopters hovering around, and to finish its back to tranquility for Wish We Were Here. This is a journey from bedlam to bliss and back again" - Scott Kara 4/5 NZ Herald

Tracklisting

  1. Stupormodel
  2. Grace
  3. Tunguska
  4. The National Grid
  5. Irma Vep
  6. Wish We Were Here
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High Dependency Unit - Metamathics (2011)
High Dependency Unit - Metamathics (2011)

High Dependency Unit - Metamathics (2011)

$14.00
FN517 Various - Tally Ho! Flying Nun's Greatest Bits (2011)
FN517 Various - Tally Ho! Flying Nun's Greatest Bits (2011)

FN517 Various - Tally Ho! Flying Nun's Greatest Bits (2011)

$0.00
Various - Speed Of Sound (2003)
Various - Speed Of Sound (2003)
Various - Speed Of Sound (2003)
Various - Speed Of Sound (2003)

Various - Speed Of Sound (2003)

$15.00
FNCD450 High Dependency Unit - Fire Works (2001)
FNCD450 High Dependency Unit - Fire Works (2001)
FNCD450 High Dependency Unit - Fire Works (2001)
FNCD450 High Dependency Unit - Fire Works (2001)

FNCD450 High Dependency Unit - Fire Works (2001)

$0.00
FNCD021 Various - Under The Influence - 21 Years Of Flying Nun Records ‎(2002)
FNCD021 Various - Under The Influence - 21 Years Of Flying Nun Records ‎(2002)
FNCD021 Various - Under The Influence - 21 Years Of Flying Nun Records ‎(2002)

FNCD021 Various - Under The Influence - 21 Years Of Flying Nun Records ‎(2002)

$20.00
FN430 High Dependency Unit - Memento Mori (2000)
FN430 High Dependency Unit - Memento Mori (2000)

FN430 High Dependency Unit - Memento Mori (2000)

$0.00
FN421 Various - I'll Make You Happy ‎(1999)
FN421 Various - I'll Make You Happy ‎(1999)
FN421 Various - I'll Make You Happy ‎(1999)

FN421 Various - I'll Make You Happy ‎(1999)

$0.00
FN414 High Dependency Unit - Crosschannel Multitap (1998)
FN414 High Dependency Unit - Crosschannel Multitap (1998)
FN414 High Dependency Unit - Crosschannel Multitap (1998)
FN414 High Dependency Unit - Crosschannel Multitap (1998)

FN414 High Dependency Unit - Crosschannel Multitap (1998)

$0.00
FN410 High Dependency Unit - Higher ++ ‎(1998)
FN410 High Dependency Unit - Higher ++ ‎(1998)

FN410 High Dependency Unit - Higher ++ ‎(1998)

$0.00
FN409 Various - God Save The Clean, A Tribute To The Clean ‎(1998)
FN409 Various - God Save The Clean, A Tribute To The Clean ‎(1998)
FN409 Various - God Save The Clean, A Tribute To The Clean ‎(1998)

FN409 Various - God Save The Clean, A Tribute To The Clean ‎(1998)

$0.00
FN407 High Dependency Unit - Higher (1997)
FN407 High Dependency Unit - Higher (1997)
FN407 High Dependency Unit - Higher (1997)
FN407 High Dependency Unit - Higher (1997)
FN407 High Dependency Unit - Higher (1997)

FN407 High Dependency Unit - Higher (1997)

$0.00
FN381 High Dependency Unit - Sum Of The Few ‎(1996)
FN381 High Dependency Unit - Sum Of The Few ‎(1996)

FN381 High Dependency Unit - Sum Of The Few ‎(1996)

$0.00
FN377 Various - 15 (1995)
FN377 Various - 15 (1995)

FN377 Various - 15 (1995)

$0.00
FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence: Acrimony (1995)
FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence: Acrimony (1995)
FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence: Acrimony (1995)

FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence: Acrimony (1995)

$0.00
FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence/Delicacy ‎(1995)
FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence/Delicacy ‎(1995)
FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence/Delicacy ‎(1995)
FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence/Delicacy ‎(1995)
FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence/Delicacy ‎(1995)

FN348 High Dependency Unit - Abstinence/Delicacy ‎(1995)

$0.00
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