Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

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Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes
Studio album by The Music Tapes
Released August 19, 2008
Genre Indie rock, Experimental, Fuzz-folk
Length 43:21
Label Merge Records
The Music Tapes chronology
2nd Imaginary Symphony For Cloudmaking
(2002)
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes
(2008)
Mary's Voice
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Coke Machine Glow (83%) [1]
No Ripcord (8/10) [2]
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10) [3]
Prefix Magazine 4/5 stars [4]
Spin 3.5/5 stars [5]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4.5/5 stars [6]

Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes is an album by The Music Tapes, a project consisting mainly of Neutral Milk Hotel's Julian Koster, released in 2008 by Merge Records. Koster spent nine years recording the album using mainly antique hardware and such as a 1895 Edison wax cylinder recorder, a 1940's wire recorder, a "state of the art hard drive", and reel to reel tape recorders.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Saw Pingpong And Orchestra" – 1:23
  2. "Schedrevka" – 0:54
  3. "Freeing Song For Reindeer" – 2:59
  4. "Majesty" – 2:44
  5. "Nimbus Stratus Cirrus (Mr.Piano’s Majestic Haircut)" – 2:45
  6. "Freeing Song By Reindeer" – 3:13
  7. "Tornado Longing For Freedom" – 3:57
  8. "Song For Oceans Falling" – 6:04
  9. "Kolyada #1" – 0:53
  10. "The Minister Of Longitude" – 4:46
  11. "Manifest Destiny" – 3:37
  12. "Kolyada #2" – 1:00
  13. "Cumulonimbus (Magnetic Tape For Clouds)" – 4:47
  14. "Julian And Grandpa" – 0:31
  15. "In An Ice Palace" – 3:39

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