Albums Of The Year 2016: Porches — Pool

Luxurious laziness

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This is part of Creative Loafing Tampa's new issue, The Year In Music. See and listen to the rest of our top albums here.

Porches, Pool (Domino) Throughout Pool, tracks bleed into one another, filled with dark synth wave cascades, heavy bass lines, and catchy, melancholy lyrics. Treading between pop nostalgia and post punk emo, Porches submerges listeners in detached dance ballads like “Apart”, “Car” and “Glow.” Aaron Maine’s obsession with reflection imputes itself into the albums deep synths. Take a step back from the guitar driven and folk inspired sounds, and you'll find that the pairing of Maine’s eerie vocals and suspended hyper-masculine lyrics with the inspired cozy, comfortable, and often sketchy New York nu wave sound, is why Porches' Pool wades in its own luxurious laziness.— Casey Jeanite

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Casey Jeanite

Casey Jeanite is a freelance writer and photographer. He's a self-described music enthusiast dedicated to spreading music throughout Tampa and is studying mass communications at the University of South Florida. You can read even more from Jeanite on the Savage City Blog...
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