Not only is yndi halda keeping their music from sounding like a clone of other post rock records out there, but they've been shaking it up within their own discography--this feels like what a post rock single should sound like
7 really feels like a new beginning for Beach House and it's great. Each track still sounds like Beach House in all the ways it needs to, but it's all so fresh! The new direction they're taking their music makes me excited for the future.
This one gets better with age--every track chock-full of samples you won't get anywhere else and lyrical masterpiece. As Bela Lugosi says in the first track, "Here you will find food for your body--as well as comfort for your troubled mind." A true classic.
Every track is awesome and cohesive with the rest. In an environment saturated with mediocre EDM, Jelly Castle is a fantastic outlier with energy, rhythm, sick drops, and some great sound design to round it off.
The brass takes this album to another level. Hearing those slow, sludgey slams while the brass sings its own song is just a listening experience like no other. I'll definitely be recommending this album to everyone I can.
Alon Mor's classical training really shines in this album. Alon Mor's discography is one that continually shows progression and improvement and this is no exception, with some of the best compositions I've heard from this guy. I don't know how he managed to get all of the instruments to sound so real.
In a world where every post rock album seems to be a clone of every other, New Century Classics manages to stand out with a composition with a distinctly classical sound and a temperate mood, emotional without resorting to overused basic crescendos and progressions.
I've been looking for a small funky-jazz-rock band with this feel for quite some time, ever since I heard Caterpillar by Buttons and Mindy. As soon as I heard the opening track on Scary Blankets I knew this was what I had been looking for.
Yndi Halda is such a breath of fresh air in the post rock scene, maintaining the emotional, unhurried nature of post rock without resorting to overdone cliches and stereotypical buildups. Also, that first track hits HARD.