Read Brian's review here.
Illumination Ritual sounds less like a compromise and more like a refocused strain of what the Appleseed Cast do so well: effortless vocal melodies punctuating undulating, intricately decorated rhythms, with an easier-going feeling that sounds oddly natural for them now.
Then, Tori Pederson explores the no-wave doom-goth of Pinkish Black's Razed to the Ground:
Read Tori's review here.
Razed to the Ground, their second full-length in as many years, gets even weirder than its predecessor and serves to further define the sludgy post-punk niche the group have created for themselves.
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