Solid State: Songs from the Long Play

Album Review of Solid State: Songs from the Long Play by Sam Phillips.

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Solid State: Songs from the Long Play

Sam Phillips

Release Date: Jun 7, 2011
Record label: Littlebox Recordings
Genre(s): Pop/Rock

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Solid State: Songs from the Long Play - Mediocre, Based on 1 Critics

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What Sam Phillips did with Long Play was open up the possibilities for rethinking the standardization of album production and consumption. Not bound by physicalities, Phillips created a virtual world which mapped out the creative progression of her artistic output. She let the listener in. Instead of keeping her fans at an arms length, as is the unintended outcome of more traditional album releases, she invited them to join in on the fun — to be conscious of her thoughts and ideas, to relish in the visual and audio inputs that inspired her to write such, often times, mesmerizing music.

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