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Beacon - "Escapements" (Singles Going Steady)

"Escapements" is kind of like lucid dreaming if Sigur Rós were more electronic and scored the new Tron and Where The Wild Things Are movies.

Morgan Y. Evans: Electronic informed yet not super trendy projects like this, Glint or the Legends are very chill and stress relieving. It's like when the pain pill hits in after a migraine, though some of the imagery in the video might induce low level seizures. Kind of like lucid dreaming if Sigur Rós were more electronic and scored the new Tron and Where The Wild Things Are movies. Could also be a vodka commercial. [6/10]

Magdalen Jenne: If you're throwing a party where all the attendees have overly complicated histories with one another and you plan to all get drunk and passive aggressive, but you still want people to feel like it's a party, this track has the right vibe. [5/10]

Emmanuel Elone: The dreamy, airy landscape is nice, and the vocals only enhance the atmosphere that the song is trying to create. There is also just enough pop with the electronic keys, bass and hi hats to keep the tune interesting while also giving it a bit more personality. I just wish that the vocals stood out just a bit more, mainly because the lyrics were really good. Also, though it's supposed to be a relaxed song, it does border on background music at some moments. But that's only a minor issue that I had with it. [6/10]

Chad Miller: Good production brings out the many expertly crafted details in the piece. Beacon has a good sense of dynamic contrasts too, knowing just when to bring the sound out and when to rein it back in. [7/10]

SCORE: 6.00

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