Atlas Sound ‎– Parallax

4AD ‎– CAD3130
Vinyl, LP, Album


A1 The Shakes
A2 Amplifiers
A3 Te Amo
A4 Parallax
A5 Modern Aquatic Nightsongs
A6 Mona Lisa
B1 Praying Man
B2 Doldrums
B3 Angel Is Broken
B4 Terra Incognita
B5 Flagstaff
B6 Lightworks

Companies, etc.



Includes a download coupon. Clear sticker on packaging. Album come in a printed sleeve with a photo can lyrics.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 652637313017
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched into side A): CAD3130 BB47641-01A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched into side B): CAD3130 BB47641-01B1

Other Versions (5 of 5) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CAD 3130 CDJ Atlas Sound Parallax(CD, Album) 4AD CAD 3130 CDJ Japan 2011 Sell This Version
CAD 3130CD Atlas Sound Parallax(CD, Promo) 4AD CAD 3130CD US 2011 Sell This Version
CAD3130CD Atlas Sound Parallax(CD, Album) 4AD CAD3130CD UK 2011 Sell This Version
HN934CD Atlas Sound Parallax(CD, Album) High Note Records HN934CD Taiwan 2011 Sell This Version
CAD3130CD Atlas Sound Parallax(CD, Album) 4AD CAD3130CD US 2011 Sell This Version


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November 7, 2015
edited 8 months ago
A great album of eclectic pop and psychedelia in the spirit of Love, Paul Weller, and The Dream Academy. His other band, Deerhunter, has a very different sound with more of a rock base. Get the CD though. The vinyl pressing was a huge fail. Wish I could find a clean copy, but what I have sounds like the stampers were severely contaminated with someone's half-eaten lunch, of maybe just dropped and kicked across the factory floor. Either way, it's just not listenable. Bradford Cox is however, IMO, an under-rated pop-genius. This album is full of hooks, dreamy lyrics, and dark psychedelic tunnels that run through, around, and under this gorgeous collection of pop jewels. Easily one of the best albums of 2011.

UPDATE 10-26-2016: I love this album so I wanted to give restoration by cleaning another try. I performed a deep cleaning process on this LP, and short of using a microscope, can confirm that my copy, bought new, cannot be improved by even a deep cleaning process-- which uses several manual cleaning steps/fluids, and a Hannl RCM. I have used this process to restore to near perfection many absolutely awful sounding LP's with respect to vinyl surface noise, ticks, pops, even skips. Some are cleanable and some are just not so much. This one had very minimal improvement. It was worth the effort trying. I guess I'll try buying another but I doubt it will differ by much.