Disconnect From Desire
As hinted at with a title culled from Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies list and the mystical sigil adorning the front cover, School of Seven Bells has created a 10-song set awash in shoegazey textures and prominent lyrics that reach beyond the cerebral dream-pop chasm of their 2008 debut, Alpinisms. Their long-awaited second album, Disconnect From Desire, flourishes in guitarist Benjamin Curtis' pristine production and Claudia and Ale-jandra Deheza's invitingly warm vocals, but it's with a newfound hypnotic energy that the Brooklyn trio comes alive again. From the airy pop beauty of "Windstorm" and the sonic lushness of "Babelonia" to the New Order