Nothing glamorous, nothing otherworldly – and yet there’s something here we’ve never felt before. It’s inexplicable. It’s oddly accomplished. Good Fuck aren’t just boasting.
Populated with caustic wit, wonderful poetry, and an intelligence that knows how to carefully control the detonation of things, Tropical Fuck Storm have produced an album of significant beauty.
There’s a whole bunch of noise going on in the world right now. The Ophelias don’t necessarily make sense of all of it, but with this album they have produced a new kind of camaraderie that goes some way in making things more beautiful.
Drop a piano into an ocean that you’ve dreamed is real, and you’ll get something of the sound of Sleep Party People’s “4th Drawer Down”
“I want to be warm / I want you to be warm / please don’t leave me alone / I want to be worth it” Is a lyrical bait in the middle of “Fog” from The Ophelias. A track that opens with an excerpt from artist Laurie Anderson’s electronic piece “O Superman” makes clear it’s intentions from the outset.
The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depths Of The Sea, is the name of the new album from The Low Anthem. The collection of twelve tracks follows a descent through contrasting scenes and unusual sounds. We travel through different cross-currents, down through cooler waters.