A few words about a few local tracks that hit the spot this week
Nate Cross – Push It!
Fuzzy, swaggering garage rock whose dissonant guitars buzz and shriek like a swarm of zombie hornets and whose stomping drums could be the lumbering footfalls of a Frankenstein creature. Morphs into a dance-floor stomper right at the very end.
More from Nate Cross
Follow on Instagram
Faaathom – Distorted
On this murky, melodic hip-hop track, aqueous synth tones, rumbling bass, and spiraling lyrical flows–delivered in a commanding baritone layered with harmonies both helium-filled and guttural–swirl together like neon liquid swished around in a cup.
More from Faaathom
Follow on Instagram and Facebook
natural light – black winter salt dirt
Sometimes, when driving from Pittsburgh to State College on 22 East, I am struck by the barren majesty of the surrounding hills and scrubland, as well as by the unusual names of the towns that lie along the route: Gas Center, Mundys Corner, and Nanty Glo, home to natural light, whose placid, droning ambient music embodies the area’s gray sprawl.
More from natural light