A few words about a few local tracks that hit the spot this week
Natalie Rogers – Full Body
Displaying an impressive amount of polish for a self-recorded, self-produced quarantine project, this ode to thick, bushy facial hair contains funky guitar stabs, agile vocal runs, and plenty of tasty slap bass.
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Lounna – From the Cradle to the Grave
Smoldering, atmospheric folk tune that takes stock of life’s fleeting whirl, featuring lyrics that see death not as a grim finality, but as an inevitable endpoint that gives our days meaning. The conclusion: “All that we should be known for/Is the love that was outpoured/And then we will die free.”
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LIVING WORLD – World
Split-flecked hardcore that whips up a spiny maelstrom and then unleashes it upon all the crummy augurs of late-stage capitalism, using some especially evocative imagery to describe our ossified Senate body (“They spent their lives to stomp out 100 million martyrs/Their souls draining to the sky”).
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