Dead Plane

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Dead Plane
EP by No Age
Released March 26, 2007 (2007-03-26)
Genre Experimental rock, noise rock
Label Teenage Teardrops
Producer F. Bermudez, No Age
No Age chronology
Get Hurt
2007
Dead Plane
2007
Sick People Are Safe
2007

Dead Plane is an EP released by Los Angeles-based band No Age on Los Angeles's Teenage Teardrops label. It was limited to 500 copies, and of those 500 copies pressed, 400 are blue vinyl and 100 on grey/beige swirl vinyl.[1] The EP was mastered by Peter Lyman, who did the same for the other EPs and singles by No Age.[2] The EP is one of five limited edition singles and EPs released by No Age on five different labels on the same day, March 26, 2007.[3] There are two covers, one a special edition. The regular cover features a painting done by Amanda Vietta, also responsible for the exterior re-do of The Smell as seen on No Age's Weirdo Rippers.[4] The album has since sold out all 500 copies from Teenage Teardrop's online store.[1] The EP's title song, "Dead Plane," was played by No Age when they appeared on an episode of Juan's Basement, which was broadcast on Pitchfork Media's Pitchfork.tv site.[5] "Dead Plane" was also mentioned in the article about No Age, Let It Rip, by The New Yorker, which gained them substantial fans and increased popularity.[6] In August 2008, a video for Goat Hurt, track two on the EP, was made, for a DVD release on No Age drummer Dean Spunt's label, Post Present Medium entitled New Video Works.[7] At this point the EP was long out of print, so No Age pressed up a limited run of 240 copies for a 3-song 10" sold mainly at the F*** Yeah! festival on August 30, 2008.[8]

Tracks[edit]

There are four tracks on the 12 inches (305 mm) 500 grams (18 oz) vinyl EP.[9][10] All the tracks are original. The first track on the record is Dead Plane which, in an April 17, 2008 interview, No Age named as one of their top two favorite songs to play, along with Everybody's Down.[11] The second track on the A-side is Goat Hurt. On the album's B-side are the two tracks Never Not Beaten which precedes You is My Hot Rabbit.[2] Of these four songs on the EP, only the title track went on to be reproduced, as it was the ninth track on No Age's album Weirdo Rippers.[12]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dead Plane" - 5:11
  2. "Goat Hurt" - 1:41
  3. "Never Got Beaten" - 2:38
  4. "You Is My Hot Rabbit" - 3:00

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Catalog". Teenage Teardrops. Archived from the original on 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  2. ^ a b "No Age - Dead Plane". Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  3. ^ "No Age - Singles Series". 2007-11-15. Archived from the original on 2008-05-07. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 
  4. ^ "No Age: Dead Plane 12" EP". Ooga Booga. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  5. ^ "Dead Plane". Pitchfork.tv. Pitchfork.tv. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  6. ^ Frere-Jones, Sasha. "Let it Rip: Musical Events: The New Yorker". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  7. ^ "NO AGE - NO MORE R&R: New Video Jerks". No Age: No More R&R. Retrieved 2008-08-22. 
  8. ^ Hogan, Marc. "Goat Hurt". Pitchforkmedia.com. Retrieved 2008-08-22. 
  9. ^ "Dead Plane, by No Age (12" on Teardrops)". Norman Records. Retrieved 2008-06-01. 
  10. ^ "12": No Age: Dead Plane [Limited edition] (2008) - iMusic.dk Web-Shop". Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  11. ^ Hughes, Rich (2008-04-17). "20 Questions with…No Age". The Line of Best Fit. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  12. ^ "Weirdo Rippers". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 

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