The new Cloud Nothings album is ballsy! It’s got super long songs and plodding guitars, and unabashed angst. To do that, you’ve got to pretty much let go of any self-consciousness you might have about having “feelings” and “emotions” and any other thing you might be able to be made fun of for. It’s a testament to Cloud Nothings frontman Dylan Baldi songwriting skills that he took his music in this direction. It’s easy to spin your wheels when you’ve found a lane, but it’s a lot harder to bust out of it with emotional grace. Cloud Nothings’ compact and angry Attack on Memory is out January 24th on Carpark.
Download: Cloud Nothings, “No Sentiment”