Gloam's online bio references Carlos Castaneda's notion — undoubtedly culled from his mystical experiences and practices — that on the borderlands of night and day, magical things can be understood and effected. Indeed, the music of Gloam (due at the Larimer Lounge on Wednesday, July 2) sounds as though it was conceived as the moon was rising or during the false dawn before sunrise; it disorients the senses through layers of sound generated by live instruments, samples, synths and manipulated vocals. There isn't a distinct genre into which this outfit could easily fit — it's too languid, sultry, weird for indie rock, and too visceral for goth or most electronic music. But dwelling in a musical twilight zone all its own tends to work in Gloam's favor.


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