We've seen some interesting musical transformations in our time. And now we are witnessing another Kafka-esque metamorphosis in Bulgarian trio Mental Architects, who are expanding their musical branches far beyond their instrumental math rock salad days...
•LAC•'s first EP 141/146 was a varied beast. In parts it was a tight, almost minimalist piece of instrumental rock, clipped down to clicking drums and relaxed guitar lines. In others it exploded into walls of reverb'ed guitar that sounded like a band of hundreds rather than three.
Since their self-titled release in 2011, And So I Watch You From Afar has been crafting a unique blend of boisterous and energetic instrumental rock, with heavy emphasis on guitar shredding and digital pedal trickery.
Ask the average person what they know about Luxembourg, and they probably won't get a lot further than (a) shit at football (b) rich/tax haven (c) something about the EU, they had a meeting there once, right?
If there are two traits that tie together multi-instrumentalist Yvette Young’s work as a whole; they are beauty and detail. Young’s new EP, her second collection of acoustic compositions, is a solid example of this, creating a gentle, emotive atmosphere that deepens with each song.