United Duality set the scene beautifully for this latest release, beginning the five-minute-plus journey with a live-band capture – a quickly engaging and brilliantly crafted bit of instrumental expression. Things then begin to build, rising up from a simple pop-rock aura to something fully immersed in the freedom and flavor of jazz. An organic riding … Continued
Never an act to shy away from having a little fun when it comes to making music, United Duality’s latest single plays out like a short scene from a movie. The Spanish-inspired musicality offers a quickly entertaining sense of rhythm, then you get a series of lyrics – spoken dialogue & otherwise – and an unexpected structural progression that effectively places the composition in its own creative league entirely.
The vagueness of the lyrics is actually quite refreshing – modern pop tends to leave nothing at all to the imagination of the listener, so there’s less freedom to connect the experience to your own journey.
A uniquely crafted release that offers plenty in the way of originality among today’s music world. The retro style is oddly refreshing and you can feel the organic nature of the performance and thus appreciate that a live show would go down in a fairly similar fashion.
The release is one that begins with a colourful & rather classic rock ambiance – think The Beatles – and evolves later on to layer up a number of world music inspired elements that totally derail the experience in a creatively refreshing way.