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Exposion- (ex POS' jun) - noun - a relatively new word that indicates a live event that is exciting, has an element of pertinent information and a sense of immediacy. A combination of 'Exposition,' and 'Explosion.' Context - The Bennington Arts Exposion is an event that announces the upcoming arts and cultural season's highlights and schedule. White Denim's 'Exposion' album is a collection that defines the band as it existed in the moment.

Studio album by White Denim
Released October 19, 2008
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre Indie rock
Length 36:38
Label Transmission
Producer White Denim
White Denim chronology
Workout Holiday LP
Alternative Cover
Label found on cover of 11 Songs
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (7.8/10)[1]
Blender 3.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[3]
Spin 3.5/5 stars[4]

Exposion is the title of White Denim's first full length U.S. studio album.[5] The debut record was first sold at live shows during their spring 2008 tour with Tapes 'n Tapes. The LP was distributed as an unlabeled CD-R in a paper wrapping, along with the title 11 Songs printed on the front. This "Tour LP" has finally been pressed onto 7" vinyls, and it was released November 3, 2008 on Transmission Entertainment.[6][7] Exposion features many songs from previous releases, but most have been re-worked and re-recorded. The new album will be released much like the Let's Talk About EP (on vinyl and digital format only), with the band reporting that "CDs seem pretty worthless to us".[5] The digital format of the album became available at the band's website on October 19, 2008, as announced at their October 20, 2008 show at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY. It is also available as a Disc 2 to their 3rd album, Fits on most digital music services.


  1. "Don't Look That Way At It" - 4:00
  2. "Transparency" - 2:25
  3. "IEIEI" - 3:08
  4. "WDA" - 2:55
  5. "Heart From All Of Us" - 3:06
  6. "You Can't Say" - 2:37
  7. "Shake Shake Shake" - 2:34
  8. "All You Really Have To Do" - 2:45
  9. "All Truckers Roll" - 2:35
  10. "Migration Wind" - 4:33
  11. "Sitting" - 5:23


  • "Shake Shake Shake" - Directed by Tom Haines in July 2008 for Full Time Hobby Records.
  • "IEIEI" - Video was shot by White Denim, animation by Jason Archer, edited by Jason Archer and Carlos LaRotta, for Birds on Fire Film.
  • "Migration Wind" on YouTube - White Denim performing at the Hot Freaks! ACL after-party on September 14, 2007.


  • James Petralli: Vocals, guitar
  • Joshua Block: Drums
  • Steve Terebecki: Vocals, bass


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Blender review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review
  4. ^ Spin review
  5. ^ a b Josh Gross, "Austin's White Denim prepares for the future", Austin 360, March 13, 2008.
  6. ^ Transmission Entertainment, "Feature: White Denim", retrieved June 24, 2008.
  7. ^ Chris Cantalini, Premiere: White Denim :: "Sitting", Gorilla vs. Bear, August 18, 2008.

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