The latest studio album, The Room Inside the World, from Canadian post punk/alternative rock band Ought takes a leap into new territory. However, despite talking classic elements from the past and present, Ought fails to stick the landing.
With classic psychedelic synth jams like “Electric Feel” and “Time to Pretend,” MGMT set the bar high, but over the past ten years and two albums, they’ve been failing to reach it. That may all change with Little Dark Age.
Songs about depression, changing times and nostalgic self-reflection aren’t usually paired with upbeat rhythms and funky guitar riffs, but that’s exactly what Toronto-based singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen pulls off in his fourth Bahamas LP, Earthtones.