JOHN CALE SHIFTY ADVENTURES IN NOOKIE WOOD 2LP
150 Gram Heavyweight Double Vinyl Includes Limited Time MP3 Download Code!
John Cale is a highly respected and revered musician, composer and producer.
He’s a founding member of the seminal band the Velvet Underground, is a member
of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has a 50 plus year career that runs the
gamut from classical to rock to experimental to electronic. Shifty Adventures in
Nookie Wood is his 16th solo album and his first full length on the Double Six
label following the 2011 release of the Extra Playful EP.
Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood is an album that seems born out of John’s
mischievous youth. It is the result of sessions held in his Los Angeles studio.
With days spent experimenting with MPCs, pounding fists onto pianos,
manipulating glitches and lots of signature viola drone while patiently waiting
for songs to reveal themselves. There was also a spontaneous session with Danger
Mouse that resulted in the opening track, “I Wanna Talk 2 U.” As a producer Cale
has reached a new plateau on this record. He deftly manages to blend equal
measures of chaos and beauty gently challenging the listener to join his
adventure. He is an ever evolving artist always stepping into new and uncharted
sonic realms. As he sung in ‘‘Catastrofuk’’ from 2011’s Double Six EP Extra
Playful, “Say hello to the future/ And goodbye to the past/ Hurry up through the
“You have to get out of where you are at the moment, and start afresh, in
music and everything else,” Cale ventures. “I’m pretty impatient. I like
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1. I Wanna Talk 2 U
2. Scotland Yard
4. Face To The Sky
5. Nookie Wood
6. December Rains
8. Vampire Cafe
10. Living With You
11. Midnight Feast
12. Sandman (Flying Dutchman)