Son Lux only offers the bones of something once promising.
Alternate Worlds is yet another EP of remixes or reimagination that fails to make much of a mark.
Lanterns is full of impressive and admirable post-rock concoctions, but the parts are ultimately greater than the sum.
There are rewards to be had here for the patient listener -- the sort of person who doesn't mind digging in his or her heels until melodies start to blossom.
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Mark Springer: The Watching Bird / The Rip Rig and Panic Piano Solos
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