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Grey Oceans - Sub Pop
FILTER Grade: 83%

By Ken Scrudato on May 18, 2010



Locked up in a vintage Buenos Aires studio with Franco-African jazz pianist Gael Rakotondrabe for this blissfully weirdo fourth outing, the sisters Casady freakishly but joyfully plunder the odder bits of medieval folk, drum and bass, Western saloon and Mitteleuropa gothic elements. As always, they trill their moon-beamed-but-earth-bound fairy tales (“Hopscotch,” “R.I.P. Burn Face”) like a couple of wounded birds—or over-medicated children. KEN SCRUDATO

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