If the multiverse theory is true there is a universe where Cowbo Morsche is the most popular band on the planet. On this planet cartoons mix with humans and talking bananas. The concerts are held in canyons with pomegranate skies. Beings live in a constant state of psychedelia and there is such an abundance of wealth that “hope” is no longer a word that exists.
I was writing that last paragraph while listening to the somewhat brilliant music of Cowbo Morsche. Their album Cowboy Miracle is a little hard to put into words. It’'s one of the more unique and interesting albums I have heard. I think I really like it but I’m still fully digesting its magnificence.
The songs sort of feel hyperreal. It is like the music bypasses more sturdy emotions that most music tries to tug at. Instead it prefers to frolic in a playground with little elves that we have met in the DMT realm. The album sort of tinkers with certain genres and then completely tears it to shreds. Take for instance “Options” which fall into hip-hop sort of. The music crawls over your skin and is chaotic in a playful way. I found the hook to be ridiculously infectious.
There is also a good amount of magic on the lounge-y and soulful “Gringott’s.” Is that an inter-dimensional cat in the background? The off-kilter elements are money but the hook is what kills. “Goose Bin (Tellin' Lies)” might be a new genre entirely. I call it “progressive, fantasy based music for the lizards.”
A new genre emerges with “Curbin Cabooty.” This one sort of sounds like amusement park ride themes mixed with Calypso music with a side of ’70s funk. Amongst all the psychedelia there are some grounded moments. The most bound to earth and this dimension is the closer “We're All Good Now” which actually hits upon an emotion called sadness. Say it with me - sadness.
Well I just discovered my new favorite band whose music I will blasting in most of the corporate offices located in downtown Chicago. I suggest you do the same although feel free to do this within your local town, city or county.
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