Don't Feed the Lonely

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Featuring witty craft and a delight to listen to, one can sincerely feel the vibe and intent of this exuberant band. Plane has created a monster of an emo/indie rock-style record entitled Don't Feed the Lonely with introspective lyrics, compelling call-and-response vocal deliveries, and brightly textured instrumental work. Look for the lo-fi jangly guitars, bells and flutes, colorful percussive and drum statements, farfisas, fierce bass walks, and lush organs. The record is chock-full of changing tempos and Plane should be hailed for its successful expression of dynamics. Soothing and mellow at times, Plane can bring the most healing and contemplative music, but in just a moment's notice, they can rev up and tackle the most fiery, passionate, and perhaps disturbing of their material as well, leaving the listener bedazzled. At one moment peaceful and relaxing, only to be filled with rage and animosity, this band leaves you on your feet and breathless, anxiously awaiting what comes next. "One Electric Revolution" provides a punch of power, whereas "Strait Line" fills the room with melodic and singing magic. The opening track, "Carnival," features a zoo of sound, a high degree of musicianship, and a strong vocal range from the lead singer. With the creation of this sharp record, Plane has much promise in their immediate future and deserves an ear and more exposure.

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