So welcome to your sonics and sleaze. Dance like your last grind depends on it. This is the Best of ’22.
“Let this be a showcase of the sounds and aesthetics Kick so pleasurably tangle together. Now go dig out their latest LP. It’ll creep slowly up on you too…”
Sun’s out, synths are shining, and summer’s salubrious sounds a-buzzin’ This is the best of June’s tunes and submissions.
“Every sound in this EP is bolder. More fluid, more set and more certain. Minaxi’s music has grown and they’ve grown along with it, it’s a pleasure to ride along with them…”
“Discordant pop and proto-punk pleasures, new romantic inflections with post-punk’s detachment, Tired Cossack makes music that’s as charmingly jarring as it neatly steeped in nostalgia…”
“The communal gurn of a sweat-stunk back room, the heat and the steam of a DIY shoebox that’s packed tight with low light and writhe… This is all that’s imagined and conjured up during ‘Killadelica’s 42 minutes…”
“So Minaxi like flexing their muscles. We’ve heard them wax and weave between 80s indie and 90s alternatives, and like the last track of ‘Isra’ that tied up that EP, this release ties and wraps up the trilogy…”
“Where ‘Luna’ showed off its change in direction, ‘Isra’ sits back and relaxes. It’s darker, more fluid, with a focus on sorrow and loss…”
“A trilogy of EPs, one roughly per month, this is Minaxi’s complete Zia Fantasy….”
“Nihilistic, lonely and cute sugared shoegaze? I should have known I’d buy in from the start…”