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Invisible
Invisible e.p.
Invisible Music


Invisible makes an odd brand of slow-core soundtrack music, bringing an indie rock sensibility together with acoustic guitar, feedback and violin tailor made for isolation tank electronic trancing. What's unusual about their effort is how engaging the album is for music that sounds forever retreating into obscure rhythms; like watching a song peel into its constituent parts and then merging into one note held in an echo chamber. Somehow, they pull it off marvelously, a dreamy collision of The Microphones, Rachel's, and LaBradford.

"A Yellow Jacket" has a Sigur Ros gloss in its slow unraveling into a watery instrumental static that's too hypnotic to be noise. Better still, the piercing trumpet pieces that ebb like sonar throughout, give the song a gates of heaven hugeness that's beautifully immersing. The untitled track serves straight up country folk in a Bedhead haze though the lyrics and overriding arc of the song have a distinct gospel tint. If Invisible aren't going to engulf you, I gather they hope to uplift you in that Jason Spaceman Jesus-via-heroin sort of way.

Although Invisible shift from instrumentals to downswept acoustic balladry from one song to the next, the EP's mood remains a constant, well-developed chamber ambience full of well coordinated bliss dispersal. It's even better to pop on their website and check out their gift for audio-visual synchronicity, with images that cycle and swim in shifting layers of intimate reaction to the music. An outstanding EP, Invisible make the kind of music that makes you want to stop the world and melt in.

-Terry Sawyer

Track Listing:


1. Calia
2. Shall The Content
3. Verdict Swings
4. A Yellow Jacket
5. Sweet Love 500
6. Faults By Which



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