Local Review: Nolens Volens – Faux EP

Local Review: Nolens Volens – Faux EP

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NOLENS VOLENS_FAUX EP

Nolens Volens
Faux EP

Nolens Volens = Bjork + Rope or Bullets + The Anniversary

 

It is obvious that Nolens Volens has a wide range of musical tastes—it’s probably a good idea they didn’t try to mix them all together simultaneously. Instead, they line up synth-pop ranging from spastically blippy to catchy next to garage rock guitars next to ethereal almost-drone montages which make for some very interesting song structures. Sparse, sometimes Dada-ish lyrics rarely find a place among the bizarreness but are well thought-out when they do. Oh yeah, and the CD case is upholstered in fur.