Lorelle Meets The Obsolete - Balance LP
This summer, Lorelle Meets The Obsolete brings forth their newest long-player Balance on Captcha Records. Balance is an incredibly unique record that goes far beyond the description of "psychedelic rock" and continues to defy characterization of any genre. This is a break-through record for Lorelle Meets The Obsolete: a complex album of synthetic and analog fusion. Based in Ensenada, Baja California. Their music has been described as a "hot pot of shoegaze and Krautrock bubbled through a psych filter" though they self-describe it just as "pattern music." Coming off of the critically acclaimed record Chambers, Lorelle Meets The Obsolete have developed and refined a balance (pardon the pun) of poetic beauty, atmospheric sound-scapes and full throttle, mind-bending psych. The album opener, "Balance" lays down synthetic pulsing drive similar to bands like Total Control and Has A Shadow that pulls the listener in with the full, lush palette. However it doesn't take long for the sonic cavalry to be summoned to completely lay waste to the land. The complexity of each of the elements on Balance shows the diversity of the bands influences without seeming forced.