The War On Drugs ‎– Slave Ambient



Best Night
I Was There
Your Love Is Calling My Name
The Animator
Come To The City
Come For It
It's Your Destiny
City Reprise #12
Baby Missiles
Original Slave
Black Water Falls

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May 29, 2015
edited 28 days ago
referencing Slave Ambient, 2x12", Ltd, Red, SC190
There were clearly more than 75 red copies pressed. My understanding is that 75 were sold through mailorder, but the label also sent hundreds of red copies to retail shops as well. I bought mine at Other Music in NYC. Pressing size was probably closer to 500 or 1,000.


April 9, 2015
referencing Slave Ambient, 2x12", Ltd, Red, SC190

I'm really enjoying the fact that there are 75 copies of this worldwide, yet 82 people "HAVE" it.


February 22, 2015
referencing Slave Ambient, 2xLP, Album, SC190

Sounds great but is pressed off center. I'm on my third copy and all of them have my tonearm swaying madly back and forth a half inch in each direction. Great album and the sound quality is there for sure, just a shame about the careless press operator.


March 29, 2014
edited about 1 year ago
referencing Slave Ambient, 2xLP, Album, SC190

War On Drugs may like to paint themselves into a corner, viewing themselves as some sort of down and out neo-psychedelic, dream-pop losers, stoned on really good weed, washing exotic textures that swirl like smoke from the stage out across the upturned faces, settling on and laying waste to those at the back of the room, while raising the temperature ‘til everyone is moving as one ... leaving you with nothing to do but hold your breath, slip to the bottom of the pool, then push yourself back to the surface just long enough to gain a breath of pure air before you smile, surrender to the dancing waters, and float off into the night sky.

The album’s layered with songs filled with shifting murkiness, and drenched with a dose of low hanging atmospheric clouds that at times will sound more than vaguely familiar, though placing this vague sensation will spin your head around, and by the time you’ve had the thought it’s gone, swept up through the ceiling, leaving you standing in awe as one song rolls relentlessly into another creating a hazy jam of sheer delight ... a stoner’s dreams come true.

Or I could just say that the band’s from Philadelphia, play all the clubs that exist in the magical world of sparks below the elevated trolly line, playing to the converted, and those seeking the divine light of inspiration.

***Don't go thinking there's anything wrong with your turntable as you drop these gems onto the platter, they were stunningly recorded at 45 rpms.


February 27, 2012
referencing Slave Ambient, 2xLP, Album, SC190
This album is really good,
unfortunately it sounds like crap.
prob bad mastering.