13/07/2015 – MXLX-O Faithful Erection (2015)

Bristol’s empirical savant unleashes new track ahead of next months album release

 

 

Last year saw MXLX ditch all his studio trickery and release a straight up acoustic album Go Away. I know, we were shocked too, but the resulting album containted some of the most achingly honest and brutal songs MXLX has ever released. He followed this up with two EP’s of teeth melting music, and it appeared to be business as usual, but next month MXLX releases Troubleds on Bristol’s Bulb Records.

 

 

Lead track O Faithful Erection is about as stripped back you can get. It is prominently just MXLX’s vocals and a tenderly picked guitar. While Go Away was a dark, almost drone affair, O Faithful Erection feels more hopeful and is less claustrophobic and oppressive. This is a subtle change and MXLX’s previous music. Whether Troubleds will all be in their vein or not will be revealed when the album is released in August. For now we can only speculate, but if the rest of Troubleds is at the same high quality of O Faithful Erection then we are in store for an absolute treat!

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.facebook.com/thisyearinmusicxx

 

 

@thisyearinmusic

 

 

https://uk.pinterest.com/thisyearinmusic/

Advertisements
4 comments
  1. I LOVE acoustic music but this is a little too blah for me. Well, as far as his singing goes. Love the guitar in it!

  2. Scott said:

    I love when artists sound as good (if not better) by going acoustic. You can really hear whether they have talent or not.

  3. Being a guitar player, I do love acoustic. I have my dad’s Gibson guitar and I love music. Great Blog Post!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: