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Dymaxion Vehicle


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Darkwave ectronica

Status:

Most recent release, Re-Design: Fun in Strobes (remixes, 2011); most recent releae of new material, Design (2010)

See also:

Dymaxion Vehicle's site

Dymaxion Vehicle's ReverbNation page

Comparisons:

Delirium, Curve

Covers/own material:

Own, occasional covers

General comments:

Dymaxion Vehicle makes edgy electronica. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

Design

Recordings:


Design

Release info:

2010

Availability:

See Dymaxion Vehicle's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Bill Hemp—instruments

Guest artists:

Jamie Leigh Green—vocals (1)
Sarah Carpenter Moorehead—vocals (2)
Lynda Arnold—vocals (3)
T. Lily Low—vocals (4)
Tracey Inkson—vocals (6, 8)
Emily Unverferth—vocals (7)
Z-Mark—vocals (7)
Greg Giardin—vocals (9)
Layne Paige—vocals (11)
Kerry Kelley—vocals (12)

Produced by:

Bill Hemp

Comments:

Dymaxion Vehicle makes edgy and generally very catchy electronica on this album. Opener "Something Wicked" seems designed for dancefloors, all hard beats and a strong lead vocal. "Deep Red Mahogany" is a dreamy song that recalls what Curve was up to in the early nineties, all tough shimmery veneer and icy vocals. The cover of "West End Girls" is original enough to warrant attention, yet retains the song's charming nature well enough. It's a fine album. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Re-Design: Fun in Strobes

Release info:

2011

Availability:

See Dymaxion Vehicle's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Bill Hemp—instruments

Guest artists:

Jamie Leigh Green—vocals (1)
Sarah Carpenter Moorehead—vocals (2)
Lynda Arnold—vocals (3, 10, 12)
T. Lily Low—vocals (4)
Tracey Inkson—vocals (6, 8)
Emily Unverferth—vocals (7)
Z-Mark—vocals (7)
Greg Giardin—vocals (9)
Layne Paige—vocals (11)
Kerry Kelley—vocals (12)

Produced by:

Bill Hemp

Comments:

Remixes of the Design songs done inventively and with a cool Depeche Mode cover to boot. Well worth a look if you liked Design. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.

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