Defying that rule about the day of rest, Jasper TX's The Black Sun Transmissions finally dragged itself into some sort of light of day on Sunday via Fang Bomb. No doubt it's another brilliant piece of intense, textured Nordic rattle 'n' rumble - the murky Morse-ings of the opening Signals Through Wood & Dust (stream below) suggest as much.
But it'll be fascinating to hear what an improvising trombonist brings to the JTX sound...if it's even half of what Aaron Martin contributes, the 'bone will have earned its keep. Martin's deep plaintiveness (heard also in a solo piece for Lost Tribe Sound below) drives Weight of Days' insistent, somewhat lush poignancy - & makes these ears crave more of this pairing...
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