Album Review: Yellow Ostrich
    • MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012

    • Posted by: Omar Samuels

    Brooklyn-based group Yellow Ostrich pretty much gives away how their latest extended play, Ghost, will make any given listener feel overall, just by naming it that. It's nothing short of ethereal as a whole, albeit in a mellow, pleasant, and not at all ominous way. From the title track's cliché, eerie electric pipe organ to the relative lack of heavier percussion throughout the recording except for "Chills" and the hauntingly overextended, resonating syllables sung on each and every track on the EP (especially in the chorus of "Here Today" and throughout most of "Already Gone"), Ghost makes for a listening experience that almost feels like a complaisant, emotional hearkening to the a trio of - you guessed it, ghosts.

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