Saturday, 26 April 2014

Music Review: Keith Seatman - Around the Folly and Down Hill

(K.S. Audio ksa003)
It's been about a year since Wonderful Wooden Reasons was last visited by Mr Seatman and it's fun to see where his muse has taken him in that time. The playful psychedelia is still very much to the fore as is a sense of treditdation and disquiet here bolstered by some definite hauntological touches both musically and via the albums source of inspiration - games played near a folly on Pepperbox Hill in Wiltshire.
The album's blithe, impish nature is utterly infectious and it's nicely sequenced to provide a definite sense of narrative to run throughout leading us to the albums deliciously creepy denouement on 'A Gathering of the Odd'.
Keith has produced an album filled with life and joy, and a little trepidation just to keep things interesting, and it is heartily recommended.

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