Red Line is the fifth full-length album by Trans Am, released in 2000. The track "Let's Take The Fresh Step Together" uses a timestretched sample of the default Windows 98 startup sound. The track "Diabolical Cracker" was used in the Joseph Kosinski-directed Gears of War 2 trailer, entitled "Rendezvous", that debuted during E3 2008, with a shortened form of Alan Seeger's World War I poem I Have a Rendezvous with Death recited alongside.
Album · 2000 · 21 Songs. Red Line Trans Am. Rock. Listen on Apple Music.
To fully appreciate Trans Am, you must concede that there's nothing inherently terrible about Led Zeppelin or Thin Lizzy; all that's required is for you to hear this band in a way that either ignores or pokes fun at the horrible specter of classic rock radio. Which brings up the second great thing about Trans Am: their killer sense of humor, even more impressive considering 90% of their music is instrumental. The laughs stem from both the great song titles, and from a purely musical source: those quirky, unusual glimpses of misunderstood genres. I dare say The Red Line makes better use of its running time than any long album since the Olivia Tremor Control's Black Foliage. And like OTC's masterpiece, there seems to be an overriding concept here. I've heard that the title refers to a Metro line, and that the album is meant to be taken as a "musical journey" (to quote Larry Mullen J. of sorts.
Even with all of the album's eclecticism, The Red Line doesn't forget Trans Am's sense of humor, as song titles like "Where Do You Want to Fuck Today?" and "Don't Bundle Me" prove. The guitar heroics on "Bad Cat" and "Ragged Agenda"'s impersonation of Suicide on speed and steroids reaffirm that the band can rock out in many different ways and still sound focused
Trans Am is a three-piece band which originated in Bethesda, Maryland that was one of the originators of "post-rock" in the mid 1990s. Their work centers on a cerebrally robotic, usually instrumental, semi-danceable, minimalistic format, with influences including Krautrock, heavy metal, hardcore punk, synthpop, electronic music, and folk music. They are known for constant touring (with bands such as Tortoise, Pan Sonic, The Fucking Champs, and Tool), cryptic album artwork, and continual thematic re-invention. In 2002, Trans Am released TA, complete with tongue-in-cheek promo photos featuring the band in boy band-esque matching white outfits. TA's cover art was a parody of a REO Speedwagon best-of collection. Red Line - CD/2xLP (Thrill Jockey, 2000). TA - CD/LP (Thrill Jockey, 2002). Liberation - CD/LP (Thrill Jockey, 2004).
Trans Am - Naked Singularity Live at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fa. 11. See All. Posts. Trans Am. · September 28, 2017 ·. Enjoy a nice fan-made video of this Sex Change jam. The guy told us: "I found this box of old VHS tapes while I was trespassing in the abandoned Trilurd robot factory last year. Trans Am - Obscene Strategies. Stoked to announce the first in a trio of Trans Am LPs which will be reissued this year as part of our 25th birthday celebrations - first up, their debut album. Trans Am' pressed on clear vinyl for the first time + includes download card.
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Listen to music from Trans Am like 4,738 Regrets, I Want It All & more. Although a vast distance separates Trans Am's albums, all of them are concerned with an extreme, somewhat humorous reorientation of the clichés and conventions of rock music, primarily through either technical (exaggerated displays of skill) or instrumental (electronics, effects) deviation. The group formed in 1990 in Washington, .
Trans Am by Trans Am, released 30 January 1996 1. Ballbados 2. Enforcer 3. Technology Corridor 4. Trans Am 5. (Interlude) 6. Firepoker 7. A Single Ray of Light on an Otherwise Cloudy Day 8. Prowler 9. Orlando 10. Love Affair 11. American Kooter Trans Am's self-titled debut arrived under a flurry of speculation. With questions about their hometowns, DC? Tacoma? Oberlin? Chapel Hill?, they found themselves the new young darlings of a burgeoning scene. One of the keys was that Trans Am employ a wide variety of budget model Casio keyboards whose demo settings and preprogrammed rhythm patterns provide an inspirational spark for songwriting. The record was recorded in part of Seb's parent's basement and during a two day marathon session at Idful Studio's with John McEntire. Got it. + add. album.