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    Sore Eros & Vile, Kurt – “Jamaica Plain EP” – [Care In The Community Recordings]

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    Care For The Community sent us a CDR (too bad as a 10″ record always
    gets a hero’s welcome at KFJC). The sounds here not only hearken
    back to the Espers’ hey daze, but actuallly dates back to then too.
    There are three previously unreleased ditties from the early 2000’s.
    The lead off instrumental, “Jamaica Plain” has a very nice pastoral
    hypnotic quality… light psych guitar work, stepping stone
    electric piano, and rays of synth light all create a halo around
    an acoustic guitar thinking about a sunny meadow. Serene!
    “Serum” goes slower and blurrier, teasing an “Us and Them” vibe,
    lyrics mumble something about blood and Jesus and corndogs. Okay,
    I added the latter, sadly no corndogs. Too sleepy for me. One
    more instro on this, “Calling Out Of Work” tiny little burrowing
    guitars and broader synth wooshes, if Earth were invaded by a
    bunch of mellow alien stoners it might go like this song or perhaps
    “Take us to your lea…DUDE…this hummus is amazing.” More
    distracted than distracting, call it ambient folk. Sore Eros is
    Robert Robinson, making his KFJC debut with this. Glad to report
    he’s still going under than nom du sound, digging his “Just Fuzz”
    via bandcramp.

    -Thurston Hunger

  • Reviewed by Thurston Hunger on January 15, 2014 at 6:41 pm
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