GLASS BODY: Self-titled: CS

May 20, 2019

For a record with a song titled “Ritalin,” I expected a bit more speed. Instead, I have been treated to some of the most narcotizing psychedelic indie art rock. The lyrics drone on top of fuzzy, meandering distortion and the effect is soporific, but less like a lullaby and more like I’ve been sedated. Switching from major to minor keys frequently has a dissociative effect. This record feels like an out of body experience where I have sleep paralysis… in the early 1970s. If you liked The Velvet Underground but thought they were far too danceable or you want to take yourself to an experimental level of chill, this record out of Miami, Fla. is for you. –Lorien Lamarr (Crass Lips,