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JAMES PANTS – JAMES PANTS Album
The one thing consistent about the sound of James Pants is that it's consistently evolving. We're proud to present what we think is his best album yet, simply titled James Pants, now officially released.
Download MP3 – James Pants "Clouds Over the Pacific"
Here's a few words from New York Times columnist Ben Ratliff in his Playlist column, Apr. 29, 2011:
“James Pants’s self-titled third album on Stones Throw slides among dispositions — woozy guitarscapes, octave-jumping disco bass lines, electro, doo-wop, cheap and dated keyboard tinklings, confrontational shouts bobbing in reverb. He’s a disorienting one-man band, playing every instrument, even saxophone, and a record-spinner at heart … There are lots of tunes lodged in this record. The tracks seem to have hidden reserves, pockets within pockets; they develop hooks in weird places. Sweetness suddenly emerges out of fuzzy slime, and startling emotions rise from merely cool ones.”
James Pants has previously released two albums, an EP, library record, electro beats records, and a series of 12 and 7-inch singles, many of which contain non-album tracks: