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Wondrous Bughouse

Wondrous Bughouse by Youth Lagoon
Released: Mar 2013
Label: Fat Possum Records
Youth Lagoon's Trevor Powers is becoming a true prince of oddball solipsistic pop. Building much upon the minimalist sounds of 2011's The Year of Hibernation, his second album dives into a chaotic world that we can only guess reflects an anxious, possibly tripping-out brain ("The devil tries to take my mind," he coolly notes on "Mute"). Wondrous Bughouse wobbles in reverb as synths spiral around dizzyingly like a carousel flying off its axle. Every sound feels weightless, yet the overall texture is impenetrable, creating a hypnotic effect like My Bloody Valentine, at a carnival, under the sea.
Stephanie Benson


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