Listen of the Week: The Gaslamp Killer

Instrumentalepathy, by The Gaslamp Killer

Throughout Instrumentalepathy, Bensussen pushes himself on a purely technical level. He doesn’t play drums on the record, as he had on Breakthrough; instead he focused on playing synths, pulling the songs together beneath a single overarching sonic template. “Residual Tingles,” “Warm Wind,” and “In the Dark (Part Two)” demonstrate a more optimistic worldview; it’s full of warm tones and moments of unflinching beauty—indications of that deep inner peace.

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Listen of the Week: The Gaslamp Killer