“All the mood and the warning and fear, it’s still here, along with some new threads and tricks. The clarity suits, and because of it, every song feels more human than horror…”
“Between the bleak freakouts and moodboards, like a signature Vukovar trick, are the full-bodied gems of lost pop songs, lifted straight from a bootleg cassette…”
To move through ‘Cremator’ is to move through a mindset. Blurred anti-dream images, abstracted thoughts, a single aesthetic joins the unarranged dots while textures coalesce then unravel….
“So let’s start ’22 with a cool blast from Mexico, where new wave and post punk and frosty electronics hit against blurred grooves of agro…”
Always eclectic, always a riptide, always a fist full of sonics…. This is July ’21.
And once more it’s a bumper sized playlist. This time split into A-side and B-side…
“It’s ugly and pretty, both frantic and easy, as much aimed at stages with wide open space as it is claustrophobic and acrid. It’s almost a shame to pick through this release to expose all its working internals…”
Back on form. Back on heat. Back on scuzz. Welcome to this month’s sonic roundup…
“Play everything loud or don’t play it at all is the mantra throughout the LP, the result is a set of teased stop/start releases that attack and pull back and assault…”