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Motion Trap / Press

“The first two tracks (“Intro” and “Styrofoam”) are a perfect example of how the two worlds merge together, more aggressively on the first and a little more smoothly and dreamy on the second. "Intro" almost builds as it progresses and feels more organic as it progresses. I really enjoyed how they combined the electric guitars and synths on this song. It seemed like a perfect marriage that post-rock bands never even tried until now. "Styrofoam" starts with with a synth playing octaves and a rather poppy melody. The sounds only get better as time progresses and the band doesn't hit soaring highs but tend to find an infectious melody and stick with it. Things start to get a different twist with “New Order,” a track where melodies and scenery are more in the background, leaving the beat under the spotlight. Closing number “Hipster Bait” is perhaps one of the most intriguing of these tracks, with his chimerical approach and shape-shifting song structures exploring post ro”

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