Grayson Currin of Indy Week weighs in on Borrowed Beams of Light’s new album in advance of their Raleigh show this Friday:
Of the 13 tracks on the excellent second album by Borrrowed Beams of Light, On the Wings of a Bug, only the last song breaks the four-minute mark. That economy stems largely from the dual impulses of frontman Adam Brock: He’s got the power-pop punch to write a tune as infectious and inescapable as the title track and the experimental wonderment to nest little melodies inside ruptured dream machine expanses, too. He keeps these proclivities largely discrete, though, resulting in music that provides immediacy and obscurity in equal, if separate measures.
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