Pumice —now the duo of Stefan Neville and Jade Farley—stretch time further out, leaning heavily on drones and moans in making their modern day Aotearoa folk-rock masterpiece. The fruits of their time together as a pair has come to bear in the buzzing, swirling epic: Table. Table! Table primarily finds Pumice deep in a pastoral expanse, with Farley’s violin lines and Neville’s organ drones serving collectively as guide. Elsewhere the dense fog of synth, guitar, F/X, chants and melodies create warm miniature zones to tuck into. With each new recording, Pumice finds a way to achieve new levels of rugged grandeur. Table is the latest example.
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