Minus The Bear’s latest record “Infinity Overhead” suggests an atmosphere of sound options swirling in the night sky next to the stars, waiting to be harnessed and put to good use. These Seattle rockers selected the best options, or those they confide in, and carefully put them in their songs like puzzle pieces. Many of those options are spacey and appropriately ambient, including delayed guitars and dramatic keyboards. But the songs never stray from their pop formula, even when they take a mathy turn for the best. Unpredictability is often interesting and rewarding to the listener, and Minus The Bear fans will soak up this experience. A perfect example is the following track, Steel and Blood:
I’m a big fan of this song by Cursive, from their new record I Am Gemini, because of its quirky yet cool garage rock feel and metaphorically powerful lyrics.
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