the hollow dolly

One of those, look what we tripped over on bandcamp moments, in fact it was the b-side that had us somewhat wounded and cowered. This be the Hollow Dolly, a duo who hail from Istanbul, with what appears to be their debut outing with the sombrely titlecd ‘I’ve seen the future it is murder’, part 2 of which being the cut that grabbed our attention, a ghostly goodbye of sorts, perhaps more so an epitaph all softly pressed and purred upon a beautifully chiming key braid that sighed and soured by a delicately soothing melancholic ghosting (very John Barry-esque it should be said) which at its core a teared and tortured disembodied narration echoes with a tenderly head bowed bruising. In truth, the lead cut isn’t that bad at all, opening to the sound of artillery fire from out of which, emerging through the choking smoke, an ethereal last stand wanders torn and scarred ushering in a hymnal solemn whose spectral tethering is intricately weaved with a kindred artistry that’s brushed in the mercurial image of both Felte’s Public Memory and dream pop demurrers Cigarettes after Sex. https://thehollowdolly.bandcamp.com/album/ive-seen-the-future-it-is-murder

This entry was posted in groovy bastards, Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s