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Umphrey's McGee - MANTIS (2009)new album


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#1 SoundscapeMN

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Posted 22 January 2009 - 03:26 PM

It came out on Tuesday...this album is terrific..I'm becoming addicted..a return to form for the band. Any prog fan could like it. Very refined, layered, orchestral, catchy, energetic, and yet not excessive.

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whole thing can be streamed here for the next 10 hours or so.
http://ilike.com/art...Umphrey's McGee

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Posted 22 January 2009 - 05:25 PM

This is really cool.
I just got through the Mantis track.
Epic.

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Posted 24 January 2009 - 03:22 PM

this band is for kids who are total bros but not assholes.

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Posted 24 January 2009 - 04:22 PM

How's trollin working out for ya there, bohan?

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 03:10 AM

i'm not trolling, that's how i feel about this band. why are you even talking to me

#6 SoundscapeMN

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 04:38 PM

look at the massive list of bonus tracks.

02 Backstage Vocal Rehearsal
01 Made to Measure
01 Thin Air Acoustic Christmas 2005
02 Great American Acoustic Christmas 2005
03 Susanah Acoustic Christmas 2005
04 In The Kitchen Acoustic Christmas 2005
05 Kimble From Greatest Hits Vol. III
06 Wizard Burial Ground Jake Cinningers original demo
07 Forks Jake Cinningers orignal 4 track
08 Spires Construction fly on the wall

01 1st Tri
02 Doghead Blues Original 4 Track
03 Made to Measure BB Scratch Vocal
04 Mantis Vocals and Strings Stem
05 Mantis Drum Stem
06 Everyone Is On Their Own Tonight
07 Scene of the Crime
08 TQ Funeral
09 Rocker II Sound Check 12 30 08
10 40s Theme Sound Check 12 30 08
11 Made to Measure Sound Check 12 30 08
12 Spires Control Room Montage
13 Cemetery Walk 4 Track Original Demo
14 EAT 4 Track Original Demo
15 Boots Control Room Montage
16 Cemetery Walk II Club Remix
17 The Birth of Mantis
18 Nothing Too Fancy Acoustic Christmas 12 07 07
19 Passing Acoustic Christmas 12 07 07

01 Resolution Acoustic Christmas 12.07.07
02 Hajimemashite Acoustic Christmas 12 07 07
03 Spires Work In Progress
04 ogniR Shank Hall 5 27 04
05 Pooh Doggie Shank Hall 5 27 04
06 Minor Kimble Shank Hall 5 27 04
07 Laundry Girl
08 Rip Tip
09 Mistake Montage Cemetery Walk Vocal Fucks
10 Cemetery Walk Guitars Stem
11 Cemetery Walk Piano Stem
12 Turn and Run Early 4 Track Sketch
13 Made to Measure Control Room Montage
14 Spires Pre Production 4 Track

01 Red Tape Work In Progress
02 The Crooked One Acoustic Christmas 12 14 05
03 Rainbow Country Acoustic Christmas 12 14 05
04 The Crooked One Acoustic Christmas 12 14 05
05 Search 4 Original 4 Track Version
06 Mantis Roundtable
07 Mantis 2 Track Original Demo
08 Piano Stuart Schubas 12 21 06
09 Orfeo Schubas 12 21 06
10 Turn and Run Alternate Solo 1
11 Turn and Run Alternate Solo 2
12 The Birth of Cemetery Walk
13 Dough Bro Shank Hall 5 27 07

01 Mantis Ghetts
02 Let Em In Acoustic Christmas 12 06 08
03 Great American With Bela Fleck and Futureman P
04 Sonatina Acoustic Christmas 12 14 05
05 1000 Places To See Before You Die Cemetery Wal
06 1348 Original Demo

01 Intro
02 The Floor
03 Got Your Milk Right Here
04 The Triple Wide
05 Nemo
06 Made To Measure
07 Miss Tinkles Overture

01 Anchor Drops
02 Cemetery Walk
03 All In Time
04 Outro

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Posted 30 January 2009 - 03:03 PM

seeing them on Saturday Night even if it is at 1st Ave...this album is too damn good to miss-out on a show for..2nd show of a 3-night stand in Mpls...




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