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Album Review: Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse

Album Review: Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse

Wednesday 3rd April, 2013 11:19AM

In 2010, Trevor Powers released his debut record The Year of Hibernation under the name Youth Lagoon. A poignant and intimate album, its power was in its subtlety and restraint. In eight beautifully crafted melodies, Powers used ambient synth, drum loops and his delicate voice to create a warm unique sound, akin to The XX, only more vulnerable. Wondrous Bughouse is a step up in complexity for Powers but the relative accessibility he achieved in his debut is lost in the overthought noise of the sophomore effort.

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