Dusted Lux
Attic Visions [3-inch CD-R; Kimberly Dawn]

Like a babe from the woods (iconically stenciled upon Attic Visions’ cover), Dusted Lux gingerly walks onto the Kimberly Dawn with an equally gentile and careful two-song debut. “Through Old Growth” is a docile creature, though it does raise its fur and give a threatening hiss as it unfurls its tired body for a new audience. The song is built upon a searing-in-its-passivity drone as piano and guitar meditations sooth the once-frightened faun. “The One You Love” works in much the same manner, heaving its weighty and layered melody out in waves, never quite ready to make a confident, strident run across the forest highway for fear of being slammed by a Mack truck. The tune is much darker than its predecessor, forgoing organic instrumentation for a more sinister appearance. The innocent dear is not going to be victimized by its predators, just as Dusted Lux will not bear the brunt of vicious critics laying into his flesh.

Links: Kimberly Dawn


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