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Rock Formations

by Yawning Man

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CoughCool
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CoughCool Some tripped out instrumental desert psych rock. As the bio stated, you have elements of surf & middle eastern influence, which makes for a different trip than you typically find, but not at all a bad thing. Favorite track: Split Tooth Thunder.
anxiousmofo
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anxiousmofo Sound is excellent as is the record. Thanks!
Logen Ninefingers
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Logen Ninefingers Of course, everyone knows it now, Yawning Man are the godfathers of the Desert Rock scene, having formed in California, 1986. On this 2005 LP (now re-issued by Ripple Music), they eschew the fuzz prefered by their proteges for a softer insturmental approach. The reverbed tone of guitarist Gary Arce is highliy distinctive (surf-like, though he states it is directly inspired by Bauhaus' Daniel Ash) and he plays a crucial part in forming these canyon-sized, skewed melodies of languid Psychedelia. Favorite track: Perpetual Oyster.
Colin M.
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Colin M. Dreamlike desert rock that draws from all the deserts of the world, not just the well worn Mojave grooves. Favorite track: Buffalo Chips.
FDJ
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FDJ If you have never listened to this album before then why not?
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Ripple Music presents the much-demanded re-release of the first album from the legendary Palm Desert band YAWNING MAN, once known as the favorite band of Brant Bjork and among the biggest influences on Kyuss. 'Rock Formations' has been called, "a melancholic mix of acoustic space rock with elements of surf music as well as middle eastern guitar style," and it represents the primordial statement from one of the most important bands ever to emerge from the California desert. We are honored and stoked to be making this classic available once again!

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released August 6, 2021

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