Brooklyn’s independent duo, Brightest Color, have released their newest EP Ocarina. This may only be a three track album, but the dense complexity and pith of each song feels as though this could be a full-length LP.
It might come to no surprise to listeners who have followed the progress of 'third wave' emo, whose twinkly roots lie in the sad states of the middle US, that Illinois's Brownie Mountain's Midwest Chic does not fall far from the proverbial tree
Math-pop: twisting and turning riffs and big singalong choruses. Tubelord. Colour. It may seem unlikely that a genre so often joyous could give voice to the unique self-loathing that can come with the woes of millennial life.
Someone in a state of fugue, they've typically wound up in a place or situation from whence they have no recollection of how they arrived. They are suffering an amnesia from identity. Thus, it may strike you as ironic that keyboardist Annis Saniee of the math rock band Fugue has wound up a completely new two-piece project.