CACTUS CROWN by DAKOTA SLIM
NEW ALBUM AND “AUDIOMANCY ON LOVE AND MAGICK”
Against soft, spooky vocals, orbs descend to the earth and take the forms of predator and prey. Staticky percussion punctuates changes in color and form, and just as a canine creature is about to overtake a rabbitlike animal, their forms are all but obliterated as the lyrics come to a close.
“CACTUS CROWN is an authentic American-Spaghetti Western Occult album many have tried to make yet failed…instead of seeping themselves in the true subconscious that is churned and plumed from such a lust for archaic divinities.”
…The best way I can describe it is a creepy, worldly trip-hop song with ghostly vocals, but there’s so much more to it than that. My favorite is the wild saxophone noise reminiscent of The Birthday Party. “Wylin’” has a more obvious spaghetti western influence, dirge-y and acoustic in tone…