Moth Pylon - Pylon
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January 12, 2019 / Release Date
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obscure South Korean shoegazers Moth Pylon enter the STCI with six beautifully composed and balanced songs on this debut self-release. this is definitely in the Slowdive lineage in shoegaze ancestry but with some darkwave undertones suggestive of Drab Majesty and that ilk. a very promising record that ends too soon.
It sounds like a definition of a dreapop shoegaze. Taking in consideration fact that Moth Pylon are from Korea, I'd count on something more quaint.
South Korea’s Moth Pylon has done a superb job in replicating the style of various well-established Shoegaze/Dream Pop artists. Typical of the Shoegaze genre the vocals lie below the wash of distorted guitar rendering them indecipherable. My ears detect a hint of Robin Guthrie treatment with a healthy dose of Kevin Shields thrown in to add more shimmer to the shadowy glimmer. And, while I do hear the dark tone throughout the album, it by no means comes off as Darkwave a la Drab Majesty. ... read more
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Added on: January 12, 2019