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Chromatics | Closer to Grey

October 14, 2019

Johnny Jewel’s music is imbued with an eldritch air of nostalgia, the coupling of retro synth-pop and filmic ambiance bringing to mind images of a late night drive along a caliginous road; his production gleams like a rain-slick street, and the recalcitrant synth lines and guitar riffs buzz like an old neon sign adorning the front of some seedy deli in the grime of early ‘80s New York. Closer to Grey, which is being billed as Chromatics’ seventh album (so…

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