Similarly to Blood Quartet, Mere adds together post-rock vibes with a jazz horn player and see what happens. The record is capturing throughout with droning space balancing out the screaming bass clarinet.
FJAAK throw together pounding house beats and fun melodies for a record that hits hard from front to back.
Priest’s make punk music that can’t be put in a box. This record gives the impression that it’s going to re-interpret riot grrrl, then it jumps into droning post-punk melodies, before hitting you over the head with straight ahead rock. (hear it in full on npr first listen)