Some of that dark cinematic quality spills over into Camp Counselors albums as well. There’s airy, spare quality to the tracks that lets a little light shine in through the thick and foreboding pine boughs overhead. There are long stretches on the album where all you have is a manufactured beat, a tinkling synth line and Reigle’s high-pitched whisper, which evokes Radiohead on a few tracks, especially “Oslo”. While the spare orchestration and sighing vocals might sound lightweight, this album has a lot of gravity.
There’s a core to each song that magnetizes, holding you pinned to it as the electronic snow falls down around your ears. It’s a great record for surrounding yourself in the solitude of snow, even in the middle of rush hour. His second album, Spectrophobia was released 10/13/17. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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