Crescent - Resin Pockets

Honestly now, this knocked us sideways when we first heard it. Matt Jones returns as Crescent on The Pastels' Geographic Music imprint. Resin Pockets is his first album in ten years and it's a bit special. 

The nine songs on Resin Pockets were recorded both indoors and outdoors, in everyday spaces. Matt predominantly performed the album, in collaboration with his brother Sam. There is a glorious ramshackle that reminded us of Grandaddy, Pavement, David Pajo, Palace Brothers, Sparklehorse, Smog and a world in-between. Early morning melancholia, little gestures that are so pretty you could cry. It's a really brilliant collection of songs and the delivery is so beautiful balanced, everything is in it's right place.

Without going over the top here, Resin Pockets is a low fidelity masterpiece and we'll be playing this for a long time.

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Below, a new video featuring the first live performances of ‘Get Yourself Tidy’ and ‘AC30’. It is directed by Lisa Brook and Michal William and finds Jones and collaborators from the same Revolver Records scene that bred his and so much other work, performing the pair of songs within their local environment and at their intimate best. 


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