They haven’t forgotten how to write a decent tune.
Famously chaotic musical magpies Dana Janssen, Seth Olinsky and Miles Seaton have outdone themselves here in concocting an album almost as enigmatic as its title. The freak-folk trio, having expanded their sonic palette after a stint as Michael Gira’s backing band, have added a blast of Japanese noise to their delicious early 70s rock-inspired harmonies and fractured song structures, like an unholy amalgamation of Brian Wilson and the Boredoms. But ‘...Cosmic Birth...’ is not the electronic freak-out record early reports were predicting, and the languid ‘Island’ and the gently acoustic ‘Canopy’ show they haven’t forgotten how to write a decent tune either.
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