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Danava, ‘UnonoU’ (Kemado)

This Portland, Oregon quartet piece together a lysergic cocktail of stoner sludge, prog pomp, and rocket blastoffs on their second album. Pinning a heavy thump under the melodrama, they turn paradiddles on a dime, swirl toward the stratosphere, slink back into rainy-day cave dwellings, experiment with Moog and cello and woodwind and horns, even bang heads now and then. Slight problem: They only intermittently catch a groove — and Dusty Sparkles’ howl tends to lack the gravity to keep the concoction from getting lost in space. Now Hear This: Danava, “Where Beauty & Terror Dance” DOWNLOAD MP3 Now Watch This: Danava, “Where Beauty & Terror Dance”