Black the Sun

Black the Sun

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This is a pleasant surprise. The minimal packaging for Black the Sun's self-titled release has no cover art, no label information, no song listing, or even a B-side; it's just a one-sided 7" with a white cover and the small printing of "Black the Sun" in the upper left-hand side. It isn't determined whether this is for the sake of art or if this is pure laziness, but that'll be all forgotten when the electro-pop sensibilities hit. Taking on a mild, crisp take of haunting new wave and digital indie, Black the Sun plays a relaxing pop sound that resembles a male-fronted Portishead or Land of the Loops. Unfortunately, Black the Sun's lack of cover representation will only land this record in any given quarter bin.