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High Places

Among the many youngster/young lady indie electro duos formed in 2006, Rob Barber and Mary Pearson of Brooklyn’s High Areas approach saving with creative reject, tinkering with offbeat creation techniques want random microphone setting, pitch shifting, delays, and saturated blankets of reverb to generate danceable levels of audio. Playful and peppy, their beats incorporate sparse and hypnotic tribal rhythms, with lyrics that incorporate unusually innocent topics like like words to Martians and apologies to endangered types. High Areas got their break when the Pitchfork music website evaluated their EP and provided the Compact disc a favorable ranking, offering Barber and Pearson quick attention. That wintertime, a West Coastline tour with similar-minded performers the Blow and Mirah implemented, while High Areas’ first record continued to be unfinished. In July of 2008, Excitement Jockey produced the band’s assortment of singles 03/07-09/07 on Compact disc, and High Areas made programs to go on a summertime tour without Age before launching their self-titled debut full-length on Sept 23. After shifting to LA and revamping their audio to include even more traditional instrumentation, Large Locations released their second recording, High Locations vs. Mankind, in Apr of 2010. Their third studio room album, Original Colours, took a far more shiny electro strategy and premiered in nov 2011.

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