Exposé Online banner

Jackie-O Motherfucker — Flags of the Sacred Harp
(ATPRCD20, 2005, CD)

by Cesar Montesano, Published 2007-03-01

Flags of the Sacred Harp Cover art

Bucolic tenderness within the gauze of vocalese residing in the realm between wakefulness and sleep. This is the next sound of Morpheus. Jackie-O Motherfucker is a portable temple of unexpurgated mania and trance-inducing revelry. Popol Vuh sacrament toasting and touting that a new millennium is upon us harkening soporific dirges reminiscent of Third Ear Band meanderings. Pastiche electronic rumblings hover underneath the pagan liturgy of an unclothed feast. Diaphanous folkloric interludes assimilate peacefulness in a slow and shambling soft coma inducement on the senses. This is more than what is normally called music, it is an experience that is to be felt and almost seen it its multi-hued echoic sheen. Tenderly puffed female vocals are prefect to the ghostly moans from the masculine voicebox sector. Often in tandem, voices plait themselves surreptitiously over one another and gently fall on the shoulders, nestling into an unspeakable oblivion shawl.


Filed under: New releases, Issue 34, 2005 releases

Related artist(s): Jackie-O Motherfucker

Latest news

2021-04-01
New Aristocrats Live Album on the Way – No foolin'! These supreme musicians toured Europe early in 2020, just before touring ceased to be a thing musicians could do, and there were some hot performances captured. On May 7, some of these will be releases as Freeze! Live in Europe 2020. » Read more

2021-03-25
Return of Jerry Lucky's Progressive Rock Files – After much consideration and surprisingly, positive feedback, Jerry Lucky is announcing the launch of the progressive Rock Files podcast, featuring the latest progressive rock music from around the world. » Read more

2021-03-14
Jewlia Eisenberg RIP – The sad news has come out that Jewlia Eisenberg has died. As a founding member of Charming Hostess, Eisenberg changed the face of music, bringing together Balkan klezmer, American folk, and experimental rock in a distinctive blend that garnered much praise. » Read more

2021-03-11
RIP Roger Trigaux – The sad news has come to our attention that Roger Trigaux, the guiding force of Present and former member of Univers Zero, passed away on the evening of March 10, 2021 after a long ilness. » Read more

2021-02-14
SoundQuest Fest 2021 – SoundQuest Fest, first experienced as a live festival in Tucson Arizona in 2010 was created by ambient music pioneer Steve Roach. This 2021 event will unite a worldwide gathering of artists and audience members together for a 3-day online event unique in the realm of ambient music. From March 26-28th a continuous flow of streamed performances, audio-video wonder worlds and deep immersion zones will burn bright on Roach’s YouTube channel. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Phideaux - Fiendish, Ghost Story, Chupacabras, 313, & The Great Leap – Even if you've never heard of Phideaux, you already know one thing about them. They are a busy little band – though sometimes I wonder if "band" is the right word. It's almost a solo project of...  (2007) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues