Awesome New Republic | ANR So Far

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Animal Collective Prince Talking Heads

Album Links
Audio Lunchbox MusicIsHere PayPlay Apple iTunes GreatIndieMusic GroupieTunes PassAlong Tradebit

More Artists From
United States - Florida

Other Genres You Will Love
Urban/R&B: R&B Pop Crossover Pop: with Live-band Production Moods: Type: Sonic
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

ANR So Far

by Awesome New Republic

Witness Miami's epic post-crunk R&B power-duo AWESOME NEW REPUBLIC. ANR SO FAR has it all - you get sensuous subtropical slow jams, speedy punk tracks, truly progressive indie rock, experimental hip-hop + no-wave dancefloor hits. "7.9/10" - Pitchfork
Genre: Urban/R&B: R&B Pop Crossover
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
available for download only
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Introducing
0:25 $0.99
clip
2. Wheels, No Engines
3:50 $0.99
clip
3. 2k3012
4:27 $0.99
clip
4. Sneeky
2:30 $0.99
clip
5. Going Down
4:03 $0.99
clip
6. Kill South Beach Dead
1:09 $0.99
clip
7. Dogs Barking
1:25 $0.99
clip
8. Constant Surgery
2:56 $0.99
clip
9. Post What?
2:25 $0.99
clip
10. Dirge
4:27 $0.99
clip
11. The Clap
4:45 $0.99
clip
12. Son! Tyrant!
2:36 $0.99
clip
13. Fearsome Father
4:16 $0.99
clip
14. The Tape They Don't Want You To See
4:28 $0.99
clip
15. 10K
8:12 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
"In his weekly visit to BBC Radio 1's Lamacq Live, [KCRW's] Nic Harcourt muses over Halloween and his latest pick for the UK audience. This is from the Miami-based progressive R&B duo, Awesome New Republic." - October 2005

"7.9/10" - Pitchforkmedia.com, January 2006

AWESOME NEW REPUBLIC
"ANR So Far"
(SUTRO 001)

Make way for the ANR: two dudes, four synths, one drumkit, 15 hott new classics. AWESOME NEW REPUBLIC, Miami's progressive R&B post-crunk musical force-to-be-reckoned-with, unleash their refurbished monster.

The power-duo of John Hancock ANR and B Rob E Robertson have been moving hundreds of copies of their two hand-made albums, 2004's WITNESS NOW THE BIRTH OF AN AWESOME NEW REPUBLIC and 2005's COURAGEOUS!, out of the trunks of their bikes to the glee of Miamians everywhere. Finally, this smooth compact disc compiles the majority of both, remixed and remastered for your listening pleasure.

Highlights include: WHEELS NO ENGINES - an everyday love song-cum-momentous-cycling-for-sex metaphor that Lance Armstrong might have used to woo Ms. Crow; 2K3012 - their biggest indie dancefloor hit and a 305 fan-favorite, so often-requested that the band themselves are like, totally over it; SNEEKY - equal parts Big Gipp shromp and Mr. Bungle melodic assault; KILL SOUTH BEACH DEAD - repping the frustration of often back-asswards MIA to the fullest; THE CLAP - an epic love ballad that will have you rubbing up against the nearest warm human body and/or domestic creature; FEARSOME FATHER - imagine the baby Aphex Twin's "On" and the Talking Heads' "Once In A Lifetime" never had; and oh so much more.

You get sensuous subtropical slow jams, gritty, speedy punk tracks, truly progressive indie rock, experimental hip-hop and no-wave dancefloor hits all on one CD! So tight, people think they've been around for ages. So fresh, people are saying "Are they really local??" Hear what South Florida really has to offer, so far.

Packaged in a spiffy digipak with insert featuring the original hand-made artwork, and a previously unreleased hidden track. This is also the second release on SUTRO, a new label based out of Miami's best (and only) indie music store, Sweat Records.

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review