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The God Who Answers By Fire

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    "The long-gestating debut album from the local ensemble Shriek Operator is, as the Old Testament reference in the title indicates, a serious and mysterious work—mysterious in the religious sense, as in dense and impenetrable and suffused with a sense of almost cosmic awe and dread. The music, an avant-garde conglomeration of folk, gospel, and sacred choral music, with traces of classic pop, matches the imposing title; singer/songwriter/guitarist Alan Bajandas and the rest of the band (Alan’s sister, Joanna Bajandas, on vocals, and multi-instrumentalists Joshua Wright and Zechariah Freeman Young, plus dozens of other contributors) have crafted a fearfully impressive record, one that’s unlike any other local release in recent memory."
    —Matthew Everett, THE MERCURY

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released August 27, 2016

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Shriek Operator Knoxville, Tennessee

"Shriek Operator is notable for its complex, lyrically focused songs, Alan’s 32nd-note finger-style and three-octave vocal range, and his sister Joanna’s close harmonies sung in a pure tenor. These elements are violated by glass-breaking shrieks and shocking, guttural maledictions."
––Charles Pabst

"Beautiful harmonies ... I liked everything but [Résumé], it was abrasive."
––Josephine Foster
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