The musicianship is - as ever - so controlled. You can hear the hairs of each brush scattering across the drums, the hands resting on muted guitar strings… they are experts. The biggest movement in tone is vocally and stylistically from Kurt Wagner, employing a vocoder across large parts of the album. Whereas it seemed initially a shame not to have the famed Wagner whisper, the ghostly layers of digital Kurts is quite an eerie and beautiful thing to behold.
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