Ultravox, ‘Brilliant’ (Captiol/EMI)
Release Date: June 5, 2012
New Romantics reunite for elegiac prog on new wave punch; like Queensrÿche with fewer solos, more synth pomp.
“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 »