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It's apparent that these fellows have listened hard to 1990s bands that want to incorporate experimental ideas and structures without totally losing an alternative punk noise guitar base. They don't do anything radically different within that approach, but they certainly don't follow normal rock conventions, even within instrumental rock. A good chunk of this consists of anxious, foreboding guitar licks to act as apt soundtracks for bad moods. Yet they'll also glide into soft, more meditative passages with keyboards and sustained tones that are closer to what you'll hear on early Pink Floyd records. Some tracks do a good job of balancing those hard and soft attributes in an anthemic fashion, cranking up the grunge guitars sometimes and then switching to vibes and lighter jangles, like a producer fading different layers in and out of the mix. Yet other cuts are not as listenable and pleasing, descending into more standard slightly atonal guitar gridlocks. The ambition is admirable, and the execution and composition on a level similar to numerous more widely known post-rock artists on the different side of the Atlantic.

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