LUMP unites two of music’s most intriguing artists – indie folk star Laura Marling and experimental virtuoso Mike Lindsay (Tuung, Throws) – for a project that exists outside of any classification or genre.
The pacing of Late To The Flight makes for some exquisite reveals of instrumentation, while the following track May I Be The Light has Marling’s voice paired with a flute, creating moments that won’t fail to stun. The apex of the album, Curse of the Contemporary, conjures the sights and sounds of California as Marling’s voice soars spectacularly over a chugging beat. LUMP is a fascinating insight into the process of collaboration, and is confirmation that gold can come out of two idiosyncratic musical styles coming together.
LUMP is out June 1 via Dead Oceans/Inertia.
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