Gatekeeper, ‘Exo’ (Hippos in Tanks)
Release Date: July 17, 2012
Label: Hippos in Tanks
Blood drips, smoking bullet casings drop, a robotic slasher flick is defanged by intentionally chintzy acid house.
Devon Welsh has no interest in small talk. The Montreal-based songwriter, the bug-eyed and baritone half of art-pop duo Majical Cloudz, only seeks out sincere, high-stakes conversations — at least on record, if not in person. Welsh’s lyrics waste no time on pleasantries, on gently acclimating the listener to his preferred topics of discussion, which… More »