Visitor

 
Visitor cover
$30.00 Out of Stock
1-2 weeks
add to cart more by this artist

Empath
Visitor

[ Fat Possum / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 8 July 2022

This item is currently out of stock. We expect to be able to supply it to you within 1 - 2 weeks from when you place your order.

Empath's second studio album and their first for Fat Possum. Visitor was produced and mixed by Jake Portrait (Unknown Mortal Orchestra). On Visitor, Empath sought to one-up the range of sounds heard on their previous album.

During what he calls West Philly Christmas (the week undergrads at UPenn move out and leave piles of high-quality garbage out on the street), Randall Coon recovered a suitcase organ with a sound bank from a Jamiroquai record pre-set on it, which he later played on the album, in addition to running samples on Ableton and acquiring a brand new synth; Jem Shanahan, who plays a '90s children's keyboard, had Portrait filter it in such a way that it sounded "less childlike"; Catherine Elicson's vocals, buried deep in the mix on Active Listening: Night on Earth, take centre stage; and Garrett Koloski's drums are as capacious as they might be in a live set.

Tracks:

1. Genius of Evil
2. Born 100 Times
3. Diamond Eyelids
4. Passing Strangers
5. Corner of Surprise
6. House + Universe
7. Elvis Comeback
8. 80s
9. V
10. Bell
11. Paradise

Diamond Eyelids