Joan of Arc

Cassette Box Set


  • (10 full length albums, limited to 100 hand-numbered copies)
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Description

Catalog #: JNR50   Release Date: 09/13/2010

Jumping between mathy ballads, acoustic meanderings, minimalist experimentation, and post-rock-indie-epics, Joan Of Arc have exhibited a fearless artistry in their 14 years of existence. A seemingly inseparable appendage of the group's only consistent member Tim Kinsella, JOA is, in our humble opinion, one of the most unapologetically prolific bands of our generation - both in output and artistic vision. 

From the Califone-produced "In Rape Fantasy and Terror Sex We Trust" to the sleezy rhythms of "So Much Staying Alive and Lovelessness" to the trendsetting "How Memory Works" and the eclectic "Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain" - JOA is a band that is not averse to excessive growth and one that is not afraid to baffle their audience. The perfect example may be 2000's "The Gap" which prompted a 1.9 Pitchfork rating ("Joan of Arc make unlistenable faux-art records") and a glorious example of JOA's inherent divisiveness. 
 
Their records are inconsistent in genre, perspective and purpose, yet consistently challenging, unadulterated, and honest. As their current label Polyvinyl says, JOA possesses "a mentality that embraces contradictions and tears apart common musical structures, only to rebuild them without a blueprint." 
 
Contained in this collection are the 10 full-length albums from JOA, beginning with 1997's "Portable Model Of" (Jade Tree) and ending with 2009's "Flowers" (Polyvinyl). Over a decade of JOA material, released here in the formats of the people for both 1997 and 2009: Cassette and Digital. Don't know where to start in their catalog? Start here. With all of it. 
 
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ALBUMS INCLUDED IN THIS BOX SET:
Portable Model Of
How Memory Works
Live in Chicago, 1999
The Gap
So Much Staying Alive and Lovelessness
In Rape Fantasy and Terror Sex We Trust
Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain
Eventually, All at Once
Boo! Human
Flowers
 
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ABOUT THIS BOX SET: 
The collection is housed in a custom-built wooden box, elaborately screen-printed, hand-numbered and limited to 100 copies. Each cassette, individually wrapped and featuring the original album art, will also be available for individual purchase and includes high-quality MP3s and lossless audio. This is the first time any JOA albums have been available on Cassette. 

Joan of Arc - Cassette Box Set <p> Jumping between mathy ballads, acoustic meanderings, minimalist experimentation, and post-rock-indie-epics, Joan Of Arc have exhibited a fearless artistry in their 14 years of existence. A seemingly inseparable appendage of the group&#39;s only consistent member Tim Kinsella, JOA is, in our humble opinion, one of the most unapologetically prolific bands of our generation - both in output and artistic vision.&nbsp;</p> <div> From the Califone-produced &quot;In Rape Fantasy and Terror Sex We Trust&quot; to the sleezy rhythms of &quot;So Much Staying Alive and Lovelessness&quot; to the trendsetting &quot;How Memory Works&quot; and the eclectic &quot;Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain&quot; - JOA is a band that is not averse to excessive growth and one that is not afraid to baffle their audience. The perfect example may be 2000&#39;s &quot;The Gap&quot; which prompted a 1.9 Pitchfork rating (&quot;Joan of Arc make unlistenable faux-art records&quot;) and a glorious example of JOA&#39;s inherent divisiveness.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Their records are inconsistent in genre, perspective and purpose, yet consistently challenging, unadulterated, and honest. As their current label Polyvinyl says, JOA possesses &quot;a mentality that embraces contradictions and tears apart common musical structures, only to rebuild them without a blueprint.&quot;&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Contained in this collection are the 10 full-length albums from JOA, beginning with 1997&#39;s &quot;Portable Model Of&quot; (Jade Tree) and ending with 2009&#39;s &quot;Flowers&quot; (Polyvinyl). Over a decade of JOA material, released here in the formats of the people for both 1997 and 2009: Cassette and Digital. Don&#39;t know where to start in their catalog? Start here. With all of it.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> ---</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <strong>ALBUMS INCLUDED IN THIS BOX SET:</strong><br /> Portable Model Of<br /> How Memory Works<br /> Live in Chicago, 1999<br /> The Gap<br /> So Much Staying Alive and Lovelessness<br /> In Rape Fantasy and Terror Sex We Trust<br /> Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain<br /> Eventually, All at Once<br /> Boo! Human<br /> Flowers</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> ---&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <b>ABOUT THIS BOX SET:&nbsp;</b></div> <div> The collection is housed in a custom-built wooden box, elaborately screen-printed, hand-numbered and limited to 100 copies. Each cassette, individually wrapped and featuring the original album art, will also be available for individual purchase and includes high-quality MP3s and lossless audio. This is the first time any JOA albums have been available on Cassette.&nbsp;</div> <!-- Google Code for Joan of Arc Remarketing List --><script type="text/javascript"> /* <![CDATA[ */ var google_conversion_id = 1039808125; var google_conversion_language = "en"; var google_conversion_format = "3"; var google_conversion_color = "ffffff"; var google_conversion_label = "YxhyCMvJzgIQ_ezo7wM"; var google_conversion_value = 0; /* ]]> */ </script><script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.googleadservices.com/pagead/conversion.js"> </script><noscript> <div style="display:inline;"> <img height="1" width="1" style="border-style:none;" alt="" src="http://www.googleadservices.com/pagead/conversion/1039808125/?value=0&amp;label=YxhyCMvJzgIQ_ezo7wM&amp;guid=ON&amp;script=0"/> </div> </noscript> $49.00

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