The convergence between contemporary music and rock is producing great material. It seems as if the distance between those genres were fading thanks to the efforts of talented musicians that are daring to step out of their comfort zones for the sake of making beautiful music. Son Lux, the name of Ryan Lott’s magnificent musical project, works as a solid testament to that will of pushing music forward.. Lanterns (2013) comes off as music that incorporates the songwriting’s structure from rock, some textural sensibilities from the orchestra and the ethereality of electronics. This is one of the boldest musical statements I’ve listened to in the past months. Lanterns is definitely a triumph of talent, risk taking and proficiency. (I hope that makes you want to check out this exceptional material).
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