Album: A Bright Cold Day (June 2010)
Tags: experimental, trip-hop, dark, ethereal, my gang rotw
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You made her cry
And the mountains lay down to listen
My pick this week comes from an album that was three years in the making. A Bright Cold Day is a collaboration between Stoupe of Jedi Mind Tricks and the relative unknown Liz Fullerton under the name Dutch.
Watch: Stoupe and Liz Fullerton Talk About Their New Group, Dutch
2,000 Leagues Under My Keyboard is both sad and fantastical at the same time. The music is as dramatic as any James Bond intro, comprising of an intricate patchwork of elements as disparate as 70s funky guitars, a 60s Hammond organ and 80s hip-hop drums alongside modern day electronica and live instruments.
Liz Fullerton's haunting, plaintive voice soars and swoops, overwhelming the music till at one point, she is all you hear. …