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Alexander Tucker

Third Mouth

Thrill Jockey

May 22, 2012 Web Exclusive Bookmark and Share


Alexander Tucker's second Thrill Jockey release exhibits a continued lean toward brainy Anglo-pop, although it's most certainly still infused with his avant-garde past. From the soaring opener "A Dried Seahorse," which splits the difference between XTC and, say, The Incredible String Band, to more droning fare, such as the rather Eno-esque pair, "Window Sill" and "Andromeon," Tucker's onto some kind of progressive folk pop epiphany. His proclivity for experimental electronics shows up here as well, whether briefly dotting a tune (the swirling end of "Mullioned View") or comprising one entirely (the lurching electronics of "Rh"). Some wonderful and very carefully constructed material here. (www.myspace.com/alexanderdtucker)

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