Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume One is the second studio album by American indie rock band The Olivia Tremor Control, released in 1999 through Flydaddy Records. It was re-released on vinyl in November 2011 through Chunklet. The album consists of several indie rock songs layered with dense field recordings and noise manipulation, as well as several tracks that are just noise collages, ranging in length from four seconds to over eleven minutes.
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Olivia Tremor Control is the standout band from The Elephant 6 label which mostly consists of Lo-Fi bands including bands like Neutral Milk Hotel and Apples in Stereo. They released their first single California Demise in 1995 then their first full length album Dusk at Cubist Castle in 1996. Black Foliage: Animation Music was their last album and in 2001 the band Circulatory System was formed with a slight change in the original OTC lineup.
Olivia Tremor Control live in 2005 (reunion). Background information. The members of the Olivia Tremor Control embarked on a variety of different projects before and after the band broke up. Eric Harris released a record under the name Frosted Ambassador and later two CD-R releases under his own name on Cloud Recordings, the label founded by Fernandes and Hart in the wake of OTC's demise. Pete Erchick released three records, Individualized Shirts, Special Fanfare For Anything and Lost in the Pancakes, under the name Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't. Bill Doss followed OTC by putting out records as The Sunshine Fix, a name he had used years before. Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume One (Flydaddy; double LP/CD; 1999). The Same Place (TBA).
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Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume One (sometimes simply referred to either as Black Foliage, Animation Music Volume One or Black Foliage: Animation Music) is the second album by Athens, GA experimental pop group the Olivia Tremor Control. It was released in 1999. Like their previous record, Dusk at Cubist Castle, Black Foliage features a combination of pop songs combined with field recordings and sound collages.
Black Foliage: Animation Music, Volume 1 The Olivia Tremor Control. 2. A Peculiar Noise Called "Train Director". 15. Black Foliage (Animation 3). 16. A Place We Have Been To. 17. Black Foliage (Itself).
|A2||A Familiar Noise Called "Train Director"
Trombone – Kirk Pleasant*
Acoustic Guitar – Bryan Helium, John D'Azzo, Kevin BarnesTrombone – Kirk Pleasant*Trumpet, Euphonium, Bugle – Scott Spillane
|A5||Black Foliage: Animation 1||1:11|
|A7||The Sky Is A Harpsichord Canvas||0:04|
|A8||A Sleepy Company
Cello – Eric LedfordMelodica – Jeff MangumVocals – Robert Schneider
Percussion – Jeff MangumPercussion [Intro] – Jeremy BarnesVibraphone – Josh McKayXylophone, Performer [Selemintan] – Kai Reidel
|B1||A New Day
Guitar – Robert SchneiderTrombone – Kirk Pleasant*Trumpet, Euphonium, Bugle – Scott Spillane
|B3||Black Foliage: Animation 2||1:22|
|B4||I Have Been Floated
Saw – Julian KosterTrombone – Kirk Pleasant*Vocals – Andrew Rieger, Bryan Helium, Erin Rodriguez, Jeff Mangum, Kevin Barnes, Laura Carter
|B6||Black Foliage: Animation 3||0:44|
|B7||A Place We Have Been To
Organ [Magnus] – Julian Koster
|C1||Black Foliage (Itself)
Accordion – Julian Koster
|C2||The Sylvan Screen
Banjo, Accordion – Julian KosterTrumpet, Euphonium, Bugle – Scott Spillane
|C3||The Bark And Below It
Performer [Diving] – Christopher Hart
|C4||Black Foliage: Animation 4||1:36|
|D1||California Demise 3
Accordion – Julian KosterTrombone – Kirk Pleasant*Trumpet, Euphonium, Bugle – Scott SpillaneVocals – John D'Azzo, Julian Koster, Kevin Barnes
|D2||Looking For Quiet Seeds||3:13|
Trumpet, Euphonium, Bugle – Scott Spillane
|D5||Another Set Of Bees In The Museum||3:07|
|D6||Black Foliage: Animation 5||2:08|
|D7||Hilltop Procession (Momentum Gaining)
Percussion – Laura CarterVocals – Jeff Mangum, Jennifer Oliff, John D'Azzo, Julian Koster, Kevin Barnes, Laura Carter, Robbee Cucchiaro
|BRRC1005782||The Olivia Tremor Control||Black Foliage • Animation Music • Volume One (CD, Album)||The Blue Rose Record Company||BRRC1005782||UK||1999|
|6376-2||The Olivia Tremor Control||Black Foliage • Animation Music • Volume One (CD, Album)||Roadrunner Records||6376-2||Brazil||1999|
|CHKLP007||The Olivia Tremor Control||Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume 1 (2xLP, Ltd, MP, RE, RM, Pur)||Chunklet Magazine||CHKLP007||US||2011|
|FLY 027-2||The Olivia Tremor Control||Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume 1 (CD, Album)||Flydaddy Records||FLY 027-2||US||1999|
|CLD004||The Olivia Tremor Control||Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume 1 (CD, Album, RE)||Cloud Recordings||CLD004||US||2004|