Frontier(s) ‎– White Lights – Used LP
Tiny Engines Records

Frontier(s) ‎– White Lights – Used LP

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USED VG+ Vinyl and cover in excellent shape. White vinyl.   mini-poster insert with lyrics on back.



 

"Finally. Four years ago Louisville’s Frontier(s) put out a fantastic LP (There Will Be No Miracles Here) of more muscular, darker and raw Elliott style post-everything meets DC crunch, then, well, family life took over while the band occasionally played shows. White Lights was originally slated or a 2013 release, providing much anticipation of new tunes from this supergroup of Elliott/Falling Forward, Mouthpiece and Stay Gold legends.

"'Higher Hills' starts things off and wouldn’t be out of place on side A of There Will Be No Miracles Here, which is to say it’s perfection in the form of driving and loud with crashing percussion. “33 1/3” follows and has a more atmospheric feeling with great guitar work, which leads into the pensive “Our March” which sounds like it could be a lost track from the False Cathedrals sessions with its hypnotic moments and gradual building into soaring beauty. “The Low High” is a more straightforward rocker, sounding not unlike something from US Songs, only darker and more visceral. The EP closes on “Bare Hands,” another forceful and powerful tune that is signature Frontier(s)- seemingly on the cusp of exploding but always being held together by strands of melody, and occasionally falling into ebbs of calm grace.

"It’s a quick listen, but not a second is wasted here. Chris Higdon’s inimitable, slurred vocals (I can actually make out more words here than anything he’s done) are better than ever, and the blistering, tense post-hardcore rhythm section holds these thoughtful songs together so seemingly effortlessly.

If there’s a better record that’s come out this year I haven’t heard it. (Tom Haugen, New Noise)


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