Joyful Noise Recordings

Cover art by Vicki Ling
Cover art by Vicki LingCover art by Vicki LingCover art by Vicki LingCover art by Vicki Ling
Memory Map

The Sky As Well As Space

  • (limited to 250 hand-numbered copies, includes download)
  • (black vinyl, includes digital download)
  • (instant download in MP3 & WAV formats)

$12.00

Release Info

Catalog #: JNR118
Release Date: 06/10/2014

Track List

  1. The Celebrated Summer
  2. Dark Freshman
  3. Words as Water
  4. Magnetic Center
  5. Freeze My Jump
  6. Antelope Glue
  7. Super Human Child
  8. Isolation is Ours
  9. Order In the Waves
  10. Hunger Poem
  11. Bless This Boat
  12. Antelope Earth

Description

With “The Sky as Well as Space”, Memory Map continue to flesh out their uniquely guitar-driven blend of indie pop. Few bands straddle song-craft and technical prowess as effortlessly as Memory Map. Using three guitars (one which cheats its way into acting as a bass), a three-piece drum kit, and vocals from all four members, Memory Map organically fuse cascading guitar lines, complex rhythms, and layered vocal harmonies into shamelessly accessible guitar pop.
 
In the three years since their debut, Memory Map have gained depth both in composition and production. The album simultaneously showcases the band at their most catchy (“Magnetic Center”), menacing (“Dark Freshman”), and emotional (“Order In the Waves”, “Antelope Earth”). 
 
Why the three-year gap between albums you ask? Well, the delay is largely due to the popularity of a certain cat. Band member Mike Bridavsky owns and takes care of the most famous cat on the planet, Lil BUB. And because Memory Map have been so flexible in working around Lil BUB’s schedule, the band is officially BUB approved.
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