Samothrace may have just released their sophomore record Reverence to Stone. Yet this dispatch from Monkey Towers, while Samothracian in subject, will barely mention that.
Instead, my thoughts about that record’s 2008 predecessor, Life’s Trade - hands down one of the best records I have heard this year - have finally coagulated.
So, in the absence of my having got my arse in gear to properly digest the new one, you can read Sawtooth Wave‘s take on it, if that’s what you are after.
Otherwise, let’s see if we can get a handle on an album that takes 47 minutes to unravel four songs.