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Plenti to mesmerize

A man with a familiar voice wanders off to a different musical spectrum. Determined to be judged on his own merits. That this will be his party.

Julian Plenti Is Skyscraper (party banner)Clearly different rhythms and breaks. Vocoders, a delicate touch of keys. Rocky edges, drops of sound. More mesmerizing as well. Pretty relaxing. Reflecting. But I feel reluctance, distance. I miss vocal energy. Does the Julian Plenti persona need more development? It is still a good record.

Who he is? Well, Julian Plenti is… Skyscraper. Cerebral celebration!
No betrayal though. A familiar musical spectrum here. Join the party!

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Top 2007 Music

My top music selection for 2007:

An End Has A Start1. Editors – An End Has A Start watch / 2. Bloc Party – A Weekend In The City / 3. PJ Harvey – White Chalk / 4. Interpol – Our Love To Admire / 5. Kaiser Chiefs – Yours Truly, Angry Mob / 6. Arcade Fire – Neon Bible / 7. Grinderman / 8. Arctic Monkeys – Favorite Worst Nightmare / 9. Brett Anderson

Fascinating and hopeful to find that there are bands able to put out a second recording that exceeds their already incredible debut album.

Apologies to Trent. Continue reading Top 2007 Music