Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.
Both Ormston and Ω have established reputations for making music way outside the box, so their collaboration here makes perfect sense. What they managed to create together expands on what they both were already good at, adding effects like canned laughter or scratchy recordings of Christmas carols and film dialogue where appropriate. It often feels more like an art project than a coherent record, though in a way, that’s literally what it is. When in the right headspace, one may even resonate with its haphazard instrumentation and radical political messaging.
Ailie Ormston | website