Was this album recorded in a hidden corridor beneath a subway somewhere? Probably not, but that's the vibe on these songs. Like excerpts from a bootleg of a private crime-jazz/noise show for Mustapha Mond, "Alucard of Seven Suns" sounds like it very well could have come about from a secret jam session between Arto Lindsay, This Heat and Cabaret Voltaire — or some other mutant-dub, freak-show-lounge chillout that should have happened but didn't. Think futuristic music as envisioned by John Boorman, something Takashi Miike should listen to when he makes his adaptation of House of Leaves. While not abrasive and unconventionally ambient at times, this music does get under your skin. Yet "Totally Ghoul Skool Pindleskin," the closing track, reveals an unexpected underlying sense of humor.
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene with music features, additional online music listings and show picks. We'll also send special ticket offers and music promotions available only to our Music Newsletter subscribers.
More MUSIC News
- Shows, Shows, Shows: A Glimpse of Rhinoceropolis Through Flier Art
Thu., May 14, 8 p.m.
Sat., May 16, 8 p.m.
Fri., May 15, 8 p.m.
Fri., May 22, 8 p.m.
- Tom Hagerman Talks About the CSO's New Collaboration with Local Artists
- Every New Denver Concert Announcement