Top

music

Stories

 

Mombi

The Wounded Beat
Own Records

From the jump, the songs on Mombi's The Wounded Beat sound like they were written during a transitional time of day. Or perhaps during the change from fall to winter, when the cold has already sunk deep inside, inducing a period of deep reflection. These abstract yet organic tunes blur the line between ambient composition and downtempo pop, in the vein of the first two Death Cab for Cutie albums. A slow shimmer in the background atmospheres thematically unites each track, as does a sense of drawn-out melody. Both elements bring Wounded Beat a soothing, emotionally delicate resonance. Often reminiscent of the hauntingly beautiful incidental music that Steve Fisk and Ben Gibbard did for About a Son, the album captures the essence of a melancholic mood without dwelling on it.

 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
Sort: Newest | Oldest
 

Concert Calendar

  • April
  • Wed
    16
  • Thu
    17
  • Fri
    18
  • Sat
    19
  • Sun
    20
  • Mon
    21
  • Tue
    22
Denver Event Tickets
Loading...