The War On Drugs – “Slave Ambient”

It’s somewhat overdue because of some restructuring at Donnybrook, but my review of The War On Drugs’ excellent Slave Ambient went up yesterday. Read it here.

Philadelphia’s finest cosmic highwaymen have returned with a sophomore album containing the same mix of earthy Americana and spacey experimentalism that made their previous releases—debut LPWagonwheel Blues and interim EP Future Weather—so compulsively listenable. Slave Ambient, the finest distillation thus far of The War on Drugs’ aesthetic, balances explosive, Boss-indebted bombast with more tempered, pensive material, uniting the two with a knack for crafting majestic soundscapes and a sense of the infinite.

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~ by toren on September 28, 2011.

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