Morthound

Spindrift

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Beginning with subsonic rumblings and dancing chimes, Morthound applies the first broad brush strokes from their impressionistic sound palette. With each application, rudimentary shapes emerge and are wedded to a series of metronomic rhythms from a variety of instruments. Whether you're moving to the waltz tempo and waifish vocals of "Herb of Grace" or pondering the sampled dialogue from "Jacob's Ladder" and "Apocalypse Now," there is a consistent post-modern simplicity to this group's style, and fans of O Yuki Conjugate will likely want to get in on this, too. Morthound combines minimalist sensibilities with world music influences and ambient backdrops. Even though this group "paints" in primary colors, the images they convey remain abstract and open to thematic interpretation.