The frontwoman speaks vulnerably about her experiences as a woman of color.
As intimacy becomes radical, the sensible becomes sensuous.
“Fifth Gate” swings open to an alternate dimension—beyond the Pythagorean and the Platonic, beyond the shapes and forms that structure everyday cognition.
Keith Rankin plays with sound, tickling it out until it spills.
Overcast and portentous, Brian Case’s Spirit Design lurches.
Sometimes, the ordinary can be infectious. On “Ordinary Lover Ft. Natty G,” the sparkling bonus track off Moon King‘s latest tape for Arbutus, standard kicks, punchy bass, and a earworming piano melody play out along a familiar house thump.
The shoegazey new album embraces all feelings, including boredom.
“Absent Personae Postscript” is weaponized history, rerouted through trauma, cybernetics, and orality.
Chino Amobi recently tweeted that “the best compliment” he got about Paradiso was that it was “unlistenable.”