Oblisk - Tune In/Tune Out (2008) "Major Tom revisited" (from Metro Times)
Not unlike the mysterious pillar suddenly appearing before the apes in Stanley Kubrick's 2001, the Detroit-based Oblisk is at once unknowable and undeniably present. Sounding like an even more disaffected Dean Wareham, lead singer-guitarist Asim Akhtar intones distance over ghostly organ and skittish drums, while guitars pick out delicate melodies or cyclic, oblong riffs.
More human than Hal, though, much of the time Oblisk is more like a… read more
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