Short and bendy
The second short release from this outfit, Happy Omen finds Goon winding its collective brain around leaner and darker ideas. I wouldn't go so far as to call these boys "experimental fringe" (a phrase that appears enough to make me think it was in a press release or something), but the intricate lines and tight connections are certainly more challenging than one usually finds in a mainstream act.
Goon utilizes plenty of found sound along with its elliptical musical approach to create a sound that is decidedly its own. I hear plenty of influences burbling about, but the real treat here is how Goon has incorporated its disparate impulses in such an appealing way.
Which leads to the obvious question: How about a full-length? I know, that's an almost archaic notion, but sometimes geezers like me prefer to hear more than six songs at a time.
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