Good day, friends, It's been a long time... probably... since I was last in touch. The world is a strange place, and while several parts of it are in disarray or literally on fire, among the things that seem to have become comparatively inconsequential is music. More music, new music. As you probably know, that… Continue reading Call Upon Some Saints’ Assistance
"Like finding a new room in the Great Pyramid", says Sonny Rollins. Maybe so, but for John Coltrane this recording was just another tape reel and another day in a brief, wondrous life.
It’s a kaleidoscope of widescreen keyboards, arpeggiators and drums, into which axewoman Jenn Wasner injects high-voltage bliss at perfectly judged moments. Several points on the album made me inwardly conclude 'ah, this is what music should be'.
As fuzz, distortion and stacked harmonies recur, you can tell Middle Kids are throwing everything into their debut.