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The most rewarding, the most difficult, and the most accomplished of all the Residents' albums, this was their departure into the field of imaginary ethno-musicography that they had begun on "Six Things to a Cycle" on Fingerprince. Ostensibly a musical documentary on the Eskimo, this is an album of icy atmospheres, poetic electronics, and imaginary landscapes, concocted around a loose narrative told in the liner notes. There's also a subtheme of indigenous populations overrun by western commercialism (is that native chant ...

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  1. The Walrus Hunt
  2. Birth
  3. Arctic Hysteria
  4. The Angry Angakok
  5. A Spirit Steals a Child
  6. The Festival of Death
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Eskimo
2012, MVD Audio

UPC: 760137545323

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Eskimo
2012, Cryptic Corporation

UPC: 760137545316

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Eskimo
2004,

UPC: 4016368213620

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Eskimo
1997, East Side Digit

UPC: 021561812727

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