“No Darkness?” C34
(Aagoo Records)

CONNECT_ICUT’s newest offering (also out on Aagoo!) finds their raga-esque electro-drone mantras tinged with a new monkey-mind anxiety, tinny glints & glares providing a subtle, slow motion horror show of agitated chimps parading in the periphery of a mind struggling to meditate in peace. The dis-ease is palpable but not overwhelming, kept in check just enough for you to observe its weaknesses and compensate your mood accordingly. Quite the psycho-acoustic journey! Listen at max volume while staring into the gold foil-stamped abyss that is the elegant j-card and breathe slowly in and out and in and out and


—Jacob An Kittenplan