His Name Is Alive

His Name Is Alive

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American experimental rock band from Livonia, Michigan.

The group's early albums, starting with 1990's Livonia saw them working more or less in an ethereal dream-rock vein that drew comparisons to bands like My Bloody Valentine, even as they ventured out to try their hands at damaged experimental folk and Negativland-style tape collage art. Later efforts found the group playing with everything from dub to '60s pop to garage rock to psychedelic classic rock. Increasingly though, ringleader Warn Defever's fixation with gospel and R&B took His Name Is Alive in an utterly unprecedented direction: towards making experimentally minded smooth urban balladry.
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His Name Is Alive Discography

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His Name Is Alive Livonia (Album) 4AD UK 1990 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive 1985-1989 Stuff Early Works(Cass) Not On Label (His Name Is Alive) none US 1990 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive Love Can't Buy Happiness(Cass) Not On Label (His Name Is Alive) none US 1990 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Home Is In Your Head (Album) 4AD Germany 1991 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Mouth By Mouth (Album) 4AD UK 1993 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive Selections From Mouth To Mouth(Cass, Promo, Smplr, Cr0) 4AD, Warner Bros. Records none US 1993 Sell This Version
none Red House Painters / His Name Is Alive Red House Painters / His Name Is Alive - 93(Cass, Promo, Smplr) 4AD none UK 1993 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Sound Of Mexico (Album) time STEREO US 1994 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Stars On E.S.P. (Album) 4AD US 1996 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Great Lakes State Blues (Album) time STEREO US 1996 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive Michigan's Finest(Cass, S/Sided, Album, Ltd, C60) time STEREO none US 1996 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Frog And Toad '92 - '97 (Album) time STEREO US 1998 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Ft. Lake (Album) 4AD UK 1998 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive Radio LP(CDr, Album) time STEREO none US 1998 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive In The East(CD, CDr) time STEREO none US 2000 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive Golden City(CDr, Album) time STEREO none US 2000 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive Ten Years Long Time(CDr) time STEREO none US 2000 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive The Emergency LP(CDr, Album) time STEREO none US 2000 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive RMX's(CDr, Album) time STEREO none US 2000 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive Finer Twilights(CDr) time STEREO none US 2000 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive In The West(CD, CDr) time STEREO none US 2000 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive When The Stars Refuse To Shine(CDr, Album) time STEREO none US 2000 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Someday My Blues Will Cover The Earth (Album) 4AD UK 2001 Sell This Version
none His Name Is Alive Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most(CDr) time STEREO none US 2001 Sell This Version
His Name Is Alive Last Night (Album) 4AD UK 2002 Sell This Version

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Crijevo

Crijevo

March 4, 2007
edited over 9 years ago
The band of the highest recommendation to any serious alternative music fan. Music that is certainly hard to describe as it is constantly changing course from album to album - once it is avant-garde noise, switching to moody guitar works with every next suddenly twisting into weird electronic treatments... Although recent efforts dared reaching impressive heights of smooth r'n'b, each record is a masterpiece of its own right, it is just too hard to write down sole impressions on each. Make 'His Name' ALIVE indeed!

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