MODEL ZERO: Little Crystal: 7”

Jul 20, 2022

The title track is a nice bit of psychedelia-tinged new wave, laid back with lots of little parts put together like a clock. The flip, “Leather Trap,” is a bit more aggressive and direct, with wooweewoooweee synths wiggling in the back. A groovy single here with just the right bit of “odd” that, were it 1979 or so, would’ve gone well on a label like Richmond Records, who were responsible for the output of punk/wave bands like Psycotic Pineapple and The Blitz. –Jimmy Alvarado (Sweet Time,