Icky Blossoms, ‘Icky Blossoms’ (Saddle Creek)
Release Date: July 17, 2012
Label: Saddle Creek
A humbler, less tortured take on Cold Cave’s, grand, synth-drenched, ’80s-styled danceable downers.
“I like the view from on top,” Kelela taunts on the ghostly trap-noir track “Gomenasai” off of the new Hallucinogen EP, her voice floating higher until it disappears like a loosed balloon into a cloud of synths. It must feel nice up there: The Los Angeles singer has been gunning for the peak so hard that she wrote her 2013… More »