album review: royal forest
    • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010

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    For anyone who thinks of lo-fi rock as little more than uninspired garage recordings, Royal Forest has something to say. Their self-titled EP follows the standard set by both of their previous works, offering albeit a small selection of tunes comprised of droning rhythms tainted with bass-heavy gain and diverse keyboard riffs ranging from bell-like piano to 70s-style organ, all carefully layered over typically muddled vocals. But more than cleaning up the gain and lathering on the guitars, Royal Forest reminds us both dynamically and stylistically that lo-fi has more to it than the sounds emanating from a dingy, cliched basement.

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