Wooden Shjips Flight

Wooden Shjips at St Philip's Church, Salford, 2010.
Background information
OriginSan Francisco, United States
Genres
  • alternative rock[1]
Years active2006–present
Labels
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersErik 'Ripley' Johnson
Dusty Jermier
Nash Whalen
Omar Ahsanuddin

Wooden Shjips (pronounced 'ships') is an American experimental and psychedelic rock band from San Francisco, California.

Likewise the guitar solos that wind in and out of the main riff are instilled with a purpose and, rather than faltering due to over indulgence, serve to push Home into the realms of the transcendent. It could just be Wooden Shjips’ finest moment. Following close behind is Flight, which makes a definite bid to be one of the hightlights of the. Wooden Shjips (pronounced 'ships') is an American experimental and psychedelic rock band from San Francisco, California. Their sound has been described as experimental, minimalist, drone rock, and 'spacey psychedelic rock'. They have been compared to Suicide, Spacemen 3, Loop, The Velvet Underground, The Doors, Soft Machine, Guru Guru, The Black Angels and many more.

West is a music studio album recording by WOODEN SHJIPS (Psychedelic/Space Rock/Progressive Rock) released in 2011 on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. This page includes West's: cover picture, songs / tracks list, members/musicians and line-up, different releases details, free MP3 download (stream), buy online links: amazon, ratings and detailled reviews by our experts, collaborators and members. Wooden Shjips is a vital and refreshingly inspired quartet from San Francisco playing loud rock ‘n’ roll in a style heavily influenced by the experimentalism of psychedelia, classical minimalism and garage rock excess. Started as an experiment in rhythmic primitivism and group improvisation, the current lineup brings a more structured rock approach to its performances, utilizing a. Ripley Johnson is a very busy lad holding down two jobs firstly with the San Francisco noise merchants Moon Duo! And also having a rare old level of fun with the psychedelic garage outfit Wooden Shjips. You may have heard them recently doing a Marc Riley 6 Session where they played versions of the stoner epics 'Black Smoke Rise' and 'Flight'.

Wooden Shjips Flight

Their sound has been described as experimental, minimalist,[2] drone rock,[3] and 'spacey psychedelic rock'.[4] They have been compared to Suicide, Spacemen 3, Loop, The Velvet Underground, The Doors, Soft Machine, Guru Guru, The Black Angels and many more.[5][4][2] They are signed to Thrill Jockey records.[6]

Guitarist Ripley Johnson also plays in two side projects, including Moon Duo, formed in 2009 with Sanae Yamada.[7] The project has released one EP and seven albums.

The group played at the 2010 All Tomorrow's Parties music festival in Monticello, New York in September 2010 at the request of film director Jim Jarmusch.

Johnson has also released solo music under the name Rose City Band.[8]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Wooden Shjips (2007)
  • Dos (2009)
  • West (2011)
  • Back to Land (2013)
  • V. (2018)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Vol. 1 (2008)
  • Vol. 2 (2010)

Singles and EPs[edit]

Self-released

Shjips
  • Shrinking Moon For You (2006)
  • Holiday Cassingle cs (2008)

via Sick Thirst

  • Dance, California (2006)
  • SOL '07 (2007)
  • European Tour (split with The Heads) [2008]
  • Vampire Blues (2008)
  • Oh Tennenbaum / Auld Lang Syne (2010)
  • Tour of Australia and New Zealand (2010)
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Wooden Shjips Discography

via Mexican Summer

Youtube Wooden Shjips

  • Contact (2009)

via The Great Pop Supplement

  • Big City (Demo) / I Believe It (split with Spacemen 3) [2009]

via Sub Pop

  • Loose Lips / Start To Dreaming (2007)
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References[edit]

Wooden Shjips Dos

  1. ^'V., by Wooden Shjips'. Wooden Shjips. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  2. ^ ab'DiScover: Wooden Shjips'. Drownedinsound.com. 2007-10-02. Retrieved 2010-04-04.
  3. ^David Fricke (2007-09-25). 'Fricke's Picks: Wooden Shjips, Tulsa and Your 33 Black Angels'. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2010-04-04.
  4. ^ ab'Vol 2 by Wooden Shjips'. The Observer. 2010-03-18. Retrieved 2010-04-04.
  5. ^John Doran (2010-03-19). 'Album Review: Wooden Shjips - 'Vol 2' (Sick Thirst)'. Nme.com. Retrieved 2010-04-04.
  6. ^'Thrill Jockey - Artists'. Thrilljockey.com. Retrieved 2013-11-19.
  7. ^Matt Meisinger (2010-03-13). 'Moon Duo Interview: SXSW 2010'. Spinnermusic.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-04-04.
  8. ^http://www.thrilljockey.com/artists/rose-city-band

External links[edit]

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