ROUTES - TUNE OUT SWITCH OFF DROP IN

ROUTES - TUNE OUT SWITCH OFF DROP IN

LP (12"/10" Album)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

Label: GROOVIE

Release date: 09/12/2019

Barcode: 2090504879576

Catalog no.: GROOLP0000076

Item ID: 487957

Recorded over a period of 18 months by Chris Jack and drummer Bryan Styles, 'Tune Out, Switch Off, Drop In' is the seventh studio album from Japan based trio The Routes. The album title and cover are a modern take on the famous Timothy Leary phrase 'Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out' and LP of the same title. Both the title and imagery have been changed to reflect the f%$ked up world we live in today. The album contains ten original songs, all tied in with the statement of the album title and artwork. Everything from songs of entitlement, manipulation, misinformation, decadence and denial, to songs of love, hope, acceptance and much more... Although the music is garage/psych on the surface, you can hear subtle references to other '60s inspired music such as '80s UK indie/shoegaze, as well as punk, US indie and krautrock. It's like '60s garage punk (Back From The Grave, Nuggets-style), with elements of Sonic Youth, Spacemen 3, Can, Sonic Youth, Loop, The Fall... Describing the sound of this album sounds crazy in words but it works, and what's even crazier is that it still unmistakably sounds like The Routes!

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More ROUTES...


ROUTES - 3-SONG EP

On this 7-inch EP the fuzz-obsessed combo comes to us with a trio of killer hits. We get one original and two searing covers, 'Why I Cry', originally by the Fortune Seekers, and 'I Said Move' by The Aztex.

 

ROUTES - 4 TRACK EP (BLACK)

ROUTES - 4 TRACK EP (BLACK)

A fine 4-track EP by the Japanese garage-rock heroes, issued on BLACK VINYL in a run of 150 copies! SIDE 1: 1. DRIVING ROUND IN CIRCLES 2. SUBMIT OBEY AND DIE SIDE 2: 1. VENDETTA 4. MANTOHIHI BROTHER

 

ROUTES - 4 TRACK EP (WHITE)

ROUTES - 4 TRACK EP (WHITE)

A fine 4-track EP by the Japanese garage-rock heroes, issued on BLACK VINYL in a run of 150 copies! SIDE 1: 1. DRIVING ROUND IN CIRCLES 2. SUBMIT OBEY AND DIE SIDE 2: 1. VENDETTA 4. MANTOHIHI BROTHER

 

ROUTES - ALLIGATOR

There's a huge number of great bands in Japan right now and one of the best is right here, right now on Dirty Water Records. With a sound that's tough, breakneck yet soulful, there's also real proper tunes coming from this trio. Yeah, this is freaked-out 100mph fuzz-bucket ... read more »

 

ROUTES - ALLIGATOR

There's a huge number of great bands in Japan right now and one of the best is right here, right now on Dirty Water Records. With a sound that's tough, breakneck yet soulful, there's also real proper tunes coming from this trio. Yeah, this is freaked-out 100mph fuzz-bucket ... read more »

 

ROUTES - EVERYBODY'S LOOKING EP

ROUTES - EVERYBODY'S LOOKING EP

Japanese THE ROUTES, strikes again. After the great, and almost sold out, instrumental album. The Routes present here 4 original tracks, this time with vocals, back to their primary style. But this 4 tracks are fuzzed embeded. Less R&B style, more garage punk. With a ... read more »

 

 

More on the GROOVIE label...


BRUNO, ROLANDO -Y EL GRUPO AREVALO- - EL MUNDO ESTA CUMBIANDO

BRUNO, ROLANDO -Y EL GRUPO AREVALO- - EL MUNDO ESTA CUMBIANDO

The Rolando Bruno cumbia project was born in 2005, alongside his former group Los Peyotes (garage punk from Buenos Aires) in the solitude of his room and with his best friend, his computer, which he uses to create his cumbia backing tracks. He returns to Buenos Aires in ... read more »

 

YAYS & NAYS - YAYS & NAYS

YAYS & NAYS - YAYS & NAYS

Monster rare USA private pressing from 1968, rated with 6 stars in the Hans Pokora 3001 book. The Yays & Nays were a groovy, hip group comprised of three guys and three girls. This is a truly unique sounding album, full of creative songwriting and vocal arrangements and ... read more »

 

AUTORAMAS/GREENMACHINE - SPLIT 7"

AUTORAMAS/GREENMACHINE - SPLIT 7"

EP with 4 tracks, AUTORAMAS with 2 great surf rock rooster tracks, with a instrumental Jogos Olmpicos that takes no prisioniers....Great!!! GREENMACHINE takes 2 garage soul tracks in the best Rock'n'roll made in Portugal.

 

FUTURE PRIMITIVES - THIS HERE'S

FUTURE PRIMITIVES - THIS HERE'S

Introducing the wild sounds of The Future Primitives, a psychedelic garage rock three-piece from Cape Town, South Africa. Formed in late 2011, they set out to experiment with sounds from the past and the present. Drawing influence from early rock n roll, 60s garage and ... read more »

 

SOUND REASONS - WALK WITH MY SHADOW

SOUND REASONS - WALK WITH MY SHADOW

More than three years time has passed since The Sound Reasons have dropped hot wax on the garage-loving public, rest the much-anticipated fruits of their labors, thats you're sure to enjoy. An album, that is a product of an extended period of swinging, from night club to ... read more »

 

THUNDERBEATS - THE FABULOUS THUNDERBEATS

THUNDERBEATS - THE FABULOUS THUNDERBEATS

The Russian invasion continues, and for the second time these Moscow primitives hit the Groovie Records hq. Four songs in true Thunderbeats fashion, meaning '60s garagerock in the vein of The Kinks and The Seeds. Featuring fuzz guitars and psychy keyboards galore, the ... read more »

 

 


Clear Spot - clearspot.nl

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clearspot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.