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Lushes – “Circus”

The Brooklyn duo Lushes make measured post-rock that inspires apathy in a forgiving way. On “Circus,” James Ardery’s deadpan drawl is all at once soothing and disaffected, countering the song’s harsh initial dissonance. In a sense, this is a song that mediates extremes and does so extraordinarily well; the too-bored-to-stand-up-straight persona reversed by an instrumental […]

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Lushes – “Low Hanging Fruit” (First Listen)

Brooklyn duo Lushes are unpredictable. The songs off their 2014 debut record, What Am I Doing, stray from typical song structures by incorporating lengthy guitar loops and frequent tempo shifts. Today we’ve got the first single from their new record, Service Industry, a more riffy and less serene Lushes sound than we heard on What […]