Album Review: Sand Circles - Motor City

Album Review: Sand Circles - Motor City

Wednesday 18th July, 2012 9:11AM

Did you ever ask yourself the question, what is music about? Music can be about a few things (that was an understatement by the way). Music is about stories, journeys, experiences, exploration and expression. Obviously how you stretch these frames depends on your definition of music. And whether you're an orthodox rock loving uncle in Ohio, an experimental noise acoustonaut in Tokyo, a hangi chord reggae hobbyist from the Coromandel or a young swag rap merchant from Harlem, these definitions may well be oceans apart; or perhaps even closely related. For Stockholm producer Sand Circles (Martin Herterich), Motor City, his second release on well loved Los Angeles label Not Not Fun, seems to be about a storyline, set through imagery and song titles, and expressed as an experience by virtually filmic textures, tones and rhythms.

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