Album review

Erlend Øye - Unrest

Ten songs recorded in 10 different cities constitute the debut from the bespectacled Dane. But Unrest is far from the acoustic strummings of his band, Kings Of Convenience (anyone remember the New Acoustic Movement?) as here Øye prefers skittering, lo-fi electronic beats to accompany his simple melodies. In Europe he recorded with Schneider TM and others, yet the effect here is far from futuristic. Pleasant tunes, but a general air of 'so what?'.

Rating: 2 / 10


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