La Luz

Floating Features

  • HAR-105-4 HAR-105-2

La Luz's new album Floating Figures. Available here on Limited Edition White Colored LP, Standard CD and Cassette.

For this, their most ambitious release yet, La Luz consulted landscapes both physical and psychological. References to dreams abound on Floating Features. Loose Teeth catalyzes nightmare fuel into a propulsive, intentionally-disorienting collision of honeyed harmonies and Takeshi Terauchi-esque jetstreams of distorted surf guitar. Mean Dream unsurprisingly mines dream-state imagery, and the lyrics and melody for Walking Into the Sun actually came to Cleveland during a particularly-vivid night of deep sleep. Looming over the album’s coterie of surreal figures (gargantuan cicadas, a monstrous Creature, The Sun King, aliens, the titular Lonely Dozer) is the magnificent Greed Machine, a skulking, insatiable engine of consumption - Nathanael West’s “business of dreams” fearsomely manifested. Only La Luz could conjure up Floating Features’ Leone-on-LSD vibes, and the album finds the L.A. band at the height of their powers - golden rebels in a golden dream.

LP+ - Limited Edition White Colored Vinyl.

CD - Standard CD.

Tape - Standard Cassette.

Featured in: Hafi Albums Of The Year 2018