Son Lux

At War With Walls & Mazes

Catalog #: JNR296    Release Date: 04/05/2019

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  • At War With Walls & Mazes
  • At War With Walls & Mazes
  • At War With Walls & Mazes

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Track Listing
  1. Prologue
  2. Break
  3. Weapons
  4. Betray
  5. Stay
  6. Raise
  7. Tell
  8. Wither
  9. Stand
  10. War
  11. Epilogue

 

Description

Son Lux's debut album, long out of print, reissued with reimagined cover art by Joshue Ott. 

Around 2008 Ryan Lott asked himself this question: ”Can I make a pop record that doesn’t rely on a verse/chorus formula?” In many ways, Lott’s first release as Son Lux represents his response to that query. At War WIth Walls & Mazes documents one of the most compelling musicians of the 21st century finding a distinctive creative voice, while making strikingly original music along the way. For this release, Lott turned to sonic texture as a source of musical sustenance, crafting a dynamic mosaic of sound inspired by the collagist technique of hip-hop beat makers. The soundscapes Lott created merged a panoramic symphonic palette with the propulsive rhythmic urgency of hip-hop. Embedded in this first release are melodies and echos many listeners will find familiar, as Lott has masterfully woven them throughout nearly all Son Lux releases to date.

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