The Physics of Meaning

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The Physics of Meaning
OriginChapel Hill, North Carolina
GenresIndie pop
Years active2005–2008
LabelsBu Hanan Records, Trekky Records
Associated actsDaniel Hart
Websitehttp://www.thephysicsofmeaning.com
Past membersDaniel Hart
Alex Laraza
Dylan Thurston
Wil Wright
Wylie Pamplin

The Physics of Meaning was an indie pop band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina.[1] Its members included Daniel Hart and Alex Laraza, along with other live musicians and session members. They released two studio albums: the self-titled The Physics of Meaning on Bu Hanan Records in 2005, and Snake Charmer and Destiny at the Stroke of Midnight on Bu Hanan Records and Trekky Records in 2008.[1][2] Hart is a classically trained violinist who lives in Dallas, Texas.[3][4] He recorded and released an album under his own name in 2011 called The Orientalist.[5] He was a member of the touring and recording bands of Other Lives, St. Vincent, John Vanderslice, The Polyphonic Spree, and The Rosebuds.[6][7] Hart now fronts the Dallas-based band Dark Rooms, who released their self-titled LP in May 2013.[8]

The Physics of Meaning track listing[edit]

  1. "Charles Wallace, Where Have You Gone?" – 3:18
  2. "Small Towns and Invisible People" – 3:31
  3. "Resurrection and Crucifixion" – 3:26
  4. "Bigger Cities, Thicker Doors" – 5:18
  5. "Manhattan Is an Island" – 4:26
  6. "Crystal Ball Is Cracking" – 4:30
  7. "The Inconceivable Nature of Vizzini" – 3:54
  8. "Oregon, My Only True Friend" – 3:40
  9. "Down at Columbia and Cameron" – 4:40
  10. "The Fountain of Youth Dries Up in an Election Year" – 4:31
  11. "A Slowly Tilting Planet" – 6:04

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Parker, Chris. "The Physics of Meaning's Snake Charmer and Destiny at the Stroke of Midnight". Indy Week. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  2. ^ "Snake Charmer and Destiny at the Stroke of Midnight - The Physics of Meaning | Releases | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  3. ^ Ryding, Paul (August 25, 2012). "From Gurus to Tacos: Indie Violinist Daniel Hart". www.thebeijinger.com. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  4. ^ Critic, Mario Tarradell / Music. "Local Music Connection: Dallas-based singer-songwriter and violinist Daniel Hart". Pop Culture Blog. Archived from the original on February 16, 2017. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  5. ^ "Album Review: Daniel Hart's The Orientalist is For Wanderlusting Lovers - D Magazine". D Magazine. July 11, 2012. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  6. ^ Macaulay, Scott. "Daniel Hart | Filmmaker Magazine". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  7. ^ Hopkins, Daniel (December 15, 2011). "Local Violinist Daniel Hart's a Man in Demand". Dallas Observer. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  8. ^ "Lone Star Sounds: New albums from Eisley and Dark Rooms, plus 'Dallas for Moore' | Star-Telegram.com". www.dfw.com. Archived from the original on February 16, 2017. Retrieved February 16, 2017.

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