kendall :3's 'dirt' shows not only a growth in sound, arrangement, production, and lyricism, but expresses the tumultuous bits of life in some of the most vivid, candid, and mature manner that I have ever encountered.
“It seems imperceivable to have someone out there calling the shots when the chaos surrounding us ebbs and flows in such an unpredictable and overwhelming manner, and Funeral Lakes has expressed that sentiment with grace, restraint, and eloquence."
Capturing the spirit of warmth, love, and haze like 35mm film, The World Is Racing is a devotion to confession. From cajon and bongo hits to guitars that wash over the soundscapes like waves to shimmering synths to palatial vocals, Arrange creates an atmosphere that delivers brightness while purging darkness.
Mainly the brainchild of Max Narotzky, Brooklyn, NY's Ultra Deluxe has a birthed a path that has led to a space opera expedition that not only sets out to be a hallmark of radical queer expression, but to examine the long-term affects of capitalism on the world and on us as people.
What happens when you take two of the most prolific drummers in heavy music and merge their percussion skills with their outside tastes? Lee Buford (The Body, Sightless Pit, Lorna Doom) and Zac Jones (MSC, Braveyoung, Giant) set off to figure the answer out themselves with their recent release of World Vision Perfect Harmony as Manslaughter 777.
June LaLonde is many things, and a multi-instrumentalist, a striking lyricist, an incredible producer, and an avid chess-player are just a few of them. Beyond her talents is a radiant personality and kind disposition that makes her music all the more precious.
The narrative as displayed in G_d's Pee AT STATE'S END is a powerful one - to be expected of a band like Godspeed You! Black Emperor. They are no stranger to politik, and choose to use their music as a platform for their beliefs.