SINNER DC: Crystallized (Ai Records)

themilkman on Jun 17th 2009 01:15 am

Sinner DC: Crystallized

Ai Records 2009
09 Tracks. 41mins55secs

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From their humble beginnings as a middle-of-the-road indie rock band, Swiss trio Sinner DC, formed of Steve Mamey, Julien Amey, and Manuel Bravo, have retained virtually nothing, ditching it all for the much more elegant and nuanced Krautrock-infused sound which first began to take shape on their 2005 Arkle Sparkle Avenue album (Tritone), but really only truly developed on its follow up, the lush and rich Mount Age, the band’s first foray on London-based Ai Records, in 2006.

Almost three years on, the trio are back in action with their sixth album, their second for Ai. More than a progression, Crystallized denotes a reinforcement of the themes developed on Mount Age, both sonically and aesthetically. Continue Reading »

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