Phideaux - Doomsday Afternoon


8.7 | 46 votes |
Release date: 17 June 2007
Style: Progressive rock

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Act One
01. Micro Softdeathstar
02. The Doctrine Of Eternal Ice [Part One]
03. Candybrain
04. Crumble
05. The Doctrine Of Eternal Ice [Part Two]

Act Two
06. Thank You For The Evil
07. A Wasteland Of Memories
08. Crumble
09. Formaldehyde
10. Microdeath Softstar

Top 20 albums of 2007: 15

Additional info
Credits

Rich Hutchins: Drums
Ariel Farber: Violin, Vocals
Valerie Gracious: Piano, Vocals
Mathew Kennedy: Bass Guitar
Gabriel Moffat: Lap Steel Guitar, Handclaps
Linda Ruttan Moldawsky: Vocals
Molly Ruttan: Vocals
Mark Sherkus: Keyboards
Phideaux Xavier: Piano, Guitar, Handclaps, Vocals

with:
Steve Daudin: Flute on 9
Rob Martino: Flute on 3
Johnny Unicorn: Organ, Moog Voyager, Handclaps, Vocals on 3, 10
Joel Weinstein: Guitar Solo on 10

Orchestral sections performed by:
Violin: Mark Baranov, Bing Wang
Viola: Richard Elegino, Jerry Epstein, Dale Silverman, Elizabeth Wilson
Cello: Stefanie Fife, Barry Gold, Jason Lippman
Bass: Dennis Trembly
French Horn: Brian Drake, Bruce Hudson
Trumpet: Boyde Hood, James Wilt
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet: Chris Bleth
Conducted by Paul Rudolph
Copyist: Liz Finch

Steva Daudin appears by courtesy of Molly Bloom

Staff review by
Ivor
Rating:
9.0
I started waiting for "Doomsday Afternoon" since the moment the previous album "The Great Leap" was released. Why? First, that album made a great impression on me. Second, because Phideaux said they already had (some of) the new material written by then. Throughout the waiting and keeping an eye on the news of the recording and production process I was led to believe that "Doomsday Afternoon" would be something closer to justifying the first part of the title - that is heavier and darker than its predecessor. However, that was only a belief.

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Comments: 1   Visited by: 71 users
18.02.2013 - 22:20
Rating: 9
mz
Progressive rock with emotional edge.
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Giving my ears a rest from music.
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