New Albums This Week (13 Nov) - Oneohtrix Point Never & more
Our weekly round-up of the best new albums released this week, including the new records from Warp's Oneohtrix Point Never, Lanterns on the Lake, Holy Sons, and The Drink.
Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden of Delete (Warp)
"What does a traumatic memory of music fermenting inside a corroded egg of time sound like?” That, according to Daniel Lopatin, aka OPN, is one of the questions at the heart of Garden of Delete. Lopatin's seventh full-length is arguably his anti-ambient record, where rhythm takes centre stage and refuses to be polite. Read our in-depth interview with Oneohtrix Point Never on the origins of Garden of Delete.
Lanterns On The Lake – Beings (Bella Union)
Newcastle's Lanterns On The Lake continue to maintain their commitment to producing high quality soundscapes with a unique sensibility. Of Dust and Matter explores the emotional cracks between reason and experience, gleaned with a morose ecstasy hard to find in modern indie rock.
Holy Sons – Fall of Man (Thrill Jockey)
Grails and OM's Emil Amos takes the opportunity to indulge his love of avant-folk and classic ‘70s balladry on this second album as Holy Sons. An album that wins you over with its sheer listenability and skilful production.
The Drink – Capital (Melodic)
The Drink’s off-kilter guitar pop and cutesy vocals would have felt right at home on Sarah Records sometime in the late 80s, while both The Raincoats and The Slits also seem clear influences on the group's sound. An album full of confidence made by a band not afraid to groove or read a book.
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