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Polvo - Today's Active Lifestyles flac mp3
Today's Active Lifestyles
Alternative Pop/Rock,Alternative/Indie Rock,Indie Rock,Math Rock
Recording date:
December 18, 1992 - December 21, 1992
Date of release:
Recording location:
Chicago, IL
FLAC vers. size:
1671 mb
MP3 vers. size:
1354 mb
WMA vers. size:
1637 mb
Other formats
4.1 ★

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Today's Active Lifestyles is Polvo's second studio album. It was produced by Bob Weston and released on Merge Records in 1993. Early versions of the cover art featured red tigers in the yellow color field, but these were soon removed due to a lawsuit from its painter Andy Freeburn. The album was released on Merge Records. Tilebreaker" was released as a 7" single with the song "Chameleon" and the instrumental "Tiara Fetish" on the B-side.

Today's Active Lifestyles goes from the raucous "Thermal Treasure," with its tangled guitars, into the meandering "Lazy Comet," with its singsong, rhyming lyrics, to the spare, melancholy "My Kimono," which features a solo by guitarist Ash Bowie. And that's just the album's first three songs! The band experiments with several ideas throughout the album, and each concept is successful.

And it seems like they’ve spoken. I mean, when was the last time you heard anyone talk about Polvo" And I don’t mean your immigrant maid. Regardless, Today’s Active Lifestyles is a great release from a band whose sound is exciting, even after so many years. The mathy dissonance, twisting melodies and ear-piercing harmonics that get coupled with such sweet vocals might remind of Yo La Tengo covering Slint, but ‘Sure Shot’ has much more clear contemporaries.

Today’s Active Lifestyles. By: Polvo (1993, Rock). Wrong audio? Try another! More albums from Polvo

Today’s Active Lifestyles is woven with the thread that ties together skaters, metal fans, and indie rockers. Today's Active Lifestyles Polvo. Even when they were at their most restless and esoteric - the constantly changing tempos, the vocals fully buried under a mass of amplified guitar - Polvo were headbanging hard rock music. Today’s Active Lifestyles is woven with the thread that ties together skaters, metal fans, and indie rockers.

Today's Active Lifestyles. Album Name Today's Active Lifestyles. Labels Merge Records. Music StyleNoise Rock. Members owning this album0. 1993 studio album by Polvo. Today's Active Lifestyles. Never a band to follow formulaic musical styles," she writes, "Polvo once again shakes things up with its twisted song structures of multiple tempos and intricate, distorted guitars. In the sense that it is sprawling, falling, tipping all over the place

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Thermal Treasure Polvo 4:32
2 Lazy Comet Polvo 3:49
3 My Kimono Polvo 2:21
4 Sure Shot Polvo 3:24
5 Stinger (Five Wigs) Polvo 7:23
6 Tilebreaker Polvo 4:09
7 Shiska Polvo 1:30
8 Time Isn't on My Side Polvo 3:06
9 Action Vs. Vibe Polvo 3:43
10 Gemini Cusp Polvo 7:05


Polvo - Primary Artist
Bob Weston - Engineer
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One of the best albums of the '90s. This is right up there with Loveless, Slanted and Enchanted, and Soundtracks for the Blind as a piece of work which perfected the sound of it's creator. How this album differs from those is that Polvo had no greater influence on bands that followed. No blind imitators. Nor ravenous fandom. What they had instead was some of the most unusually metered guitar rock to ever be recorded (Slint not withstanding.) Highly recommended for any fans of noisy guitar rock, spacious composition, and appreciators of unusual time signatures.