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Album Review: An Emerald City - The Fourth

Album Review: An Emerald City - The Fourth

Wednesday 2nd March, 2011 10:31AM

In 2009 New Zealand’s best kept secret was out of the bag with the release of An Emerald City’s debut album Circa Scaria. It was an intoxicating mixture of psychedelic jams, space rock, and Middle Eastern grooves. It is a concoction as magical as the band’s name implies and after a stint in Germany they have recorded and released their highly anticipated follow up, The Fourth. All of the familiar elements of their previous album and EP are present – sitars, violins, tribal beats, overdriven guitar noise – but with the incorporation of some new textures and the increasing presence of electronics ‘The Fourth’ is an entirely new animal.

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