The Inscape: Paradise Lost and Other Sounds
I won't lie, we kinda have a bit of a high-school-style crush on Nashville right now.
Our latest discovery of the Tennessee kind is The Inscape, the brainchild of California-born, now Nashvillian (is that even a word?) John Condit. You know... I always love when people use that word, 'brainchild'; it springs forth images of hippies, crochet and lots of fringed suede. Maybe I'm just getting sidetracked and thinking of the late 60's experimental band Brainticket. Either way these are the thoughts that drift through the forefront of my mind when listening to The Inscape's psychedelic musical explorations.
Despite only having 4 songs, the new album is a half-hour or so journey of experimental, ambient, sweet sounds. Accompanying the album is a collection of photos by Andrew Williams, entitled 'Paradise Lost and Other Scenes of Modern American Lostness', and you'd really be doing yourself a favour to take the time to flick through the images whilst listening to their accompanying 'soundtrack'. The two go hand in hand.