Dominique Leone, 'Dominique Leone' (Strømland)

8
Dominique Leone
Critical Mass
Label: Strømland

by Barry Walters

First known as a Pitchfork music critic, this champion of experimental noise and classic pop unites both on a debut album that bypasses the Norwegian space disco of label co-owner Hans-Peter Lindstrøm. Instead, the Texas-born, San Francisco–based multi- instrumentalist and producer subverts his university-honed melodicism with darkly whimsical deviance -- tricky time signatures, screaming progrock guitar solos, mischievous musique concrète, and squelchy synths. At the heart of these labyrinthine freak-outs are delicate songs about relationship problems sung in a bashful tenor that exposes the beauty in his beast.

BUY:

iTunesAmazon

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Valentino Khan — Make Some Noise " 03:43
  • 2 The Range — Rayman " 03:34
  • 3 Twin Peaks — Strawberry Smoothie " 02:24
  • 4 Jessie Ware — Share It All " 04:18
  • 5 Rustie — Attak (feat. Danny Brown) " 03:01
  • 6 M.I.A. — Gold " 01:48

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA