The Olivia Tremor Control is an American rock band that was prominent in the mid-to-late 1990s. It was, along with The Apples in Stereo and Neutral Milk Hotel, one of the three original projects of The Elephant 6 Recording Company. The band was founded by the remnants of the group Synthetic Flying Machine (Jeff Mangum, Bill Doss, and Will Cullen Hart) in 1994. The band went on hiatus in early 2000, and later reformed in 2009.
The Olivia Tremor Control was an Athens, Georgia, USA psychedelic rock band in the mid- to late 1990s which, along with The Apples in Stereo and Neutral Milk Hotel, was one of the three original Elephant 6 projects. The band was founded by the remnants of the group Synthetic Flying Machine (Jeff Mangum, Bill Doss, and Will Cullen Hart) in 1994 and disbanded in early 2000. The band reunited in 2009.
The Olivia Tremor Control. Album Singles and Beyond. Look down deep inside the crystal clear Water flowing 'round from your head Looks like again this time I'll have to back track On what it was that I said. I would never ever ever ever compromise Kiss the clouds of love Or fall for someone like you Now I find my eyes are open And my ship is coming in With my beautiful love aboard.
Because despite what you grew up being told about one Elephant 6 branch The Olivia Tremor Control (OTC), despite which of their two proper full-lengths is said to be better than the other, the truth has been misconstrued. There’s none of this complete jumping to experimental electronics, field recording escapades, or wtf moments for half of the album on Black Foliage. Sure, OTC may take a breather and stick a mic in the ground, recording, perhaps, everything in the denouement of the experience with The Bark and Below It, but the transition, to and out of, the band’s perfectly portioned instruments and poppy melodies/harmonies conglomerate feels sublime.
Performer – Bill Doss, Eric Harris, John Fernandes, Peter Erchick, William Hart. Written-By, Producer – The Olivia Tremor Control. 1999 except track 4 ℗ 1998 Flydaddy In. V2 Records Inc. exclusively to The Blue Rose Record Company for . I think that the presence of such weird and hallucinatory sound layers covering all the album might be the cause of its demise; it's a shame when that cascade of field recordings is in fact what makes the LP the craziest experience you can endure under the influence of heavy psychedelics; 'cause once you do that, your life can only be profoundly.