Fond of Tigers - Continent & Western


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The 2010 release from Fond of Tigers.

Continent & Western–simultaneously more experimental and more accessible than previous Fond of Tigers releases–shows the band honing its unique blend of avant-garde textures and post-rock structures while expanding its range to include vocals and additional members. Toronto's SandroPerri (Constellation Records) lends vocals and lyrics to "Vitamin Meathawk", while Swedish experimenter Mats Gustafsson brings his intense saxophone and electronics push to "Grandad".

"The moments of serenity and tradition spliced into collages of chaos and urgency are as captivating as they are conflicting and certainly better heard than read. " - Read the full review at

"Fond of Tigers almost possesses the power to make "jazz/rock" not such a heinous and unsavory genre..." - Montreal Mirror

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Possible influences: Steve Reich, Captain Beefheart, King Crimson, Tortoise

Previews - Continent & Western

01. Soheb -
02. Continent & Western -
03. Vitamin Meathawk -
04. Sept 16th, 2005 -
05. Grandad -
06. Misc. Romance -
07. Upheaval -

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Bonus - Album package comes with artwork including three PDF pages.

Album File Size - MP3 Format - 83.98 MB
Album File Size - CD-Quality Lossless FLAC Format - 271.61 MB

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