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ITALICS - FEVERDREAM
Sitting down with my lukewarm cup of morning coffee, I turn on my speakers and open the blinds; subsequently the gray, hazy light of San Francisco’s Richmond district bellows into my headspace. “Feverdream”, the fifth track of Italic’s new release Piecewise begins playing, sounding as though it had arrived with the vapor off the Pacific. It’s melodies wavering in pitch, dusty samples skipping; the material presented here is focused. There are a lot of small developments that all sound amazing, and I mean “sound” amazing. The entire album rewards the listener in a larger, more subtle, fulfilling sense. It’s the type of record you date for 5 years, not the one you met at a bar throwing darts in your best oxfords. You stay with it, not because Piecewise is comparable to another hot record, but because it’s consistent, and it’s rewarding listen after listen. It’s beauty is found in it’s composition and atmosphere, which attest to the talent of Italics and the time spent on this record.
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