Nite Jewel’s title track off One Second of Love is perhaps the most distinctly poppy and polished thing she's ever produced, so it's fun to hear how Peaking Lights has wacked out all that high-gloss, pop production. The cool turn of Gonzalez' voice has been dissected, staccato-style, and layered with wavey, stoney synths. It's smooth and glazed in a completely different way and it's reinserted that element of rawness that you can't help but miss. Check out Peaking Lights tonight at Lincoln Center (free show!) and Nite Jewel next week at Bowery.
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