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windsock 09-04-2018 12:22 PM

Mid-Air Thief, or RYM's new South Korean Sweetheart
 
There's this South Korean artist called 공중도둑(Mid-Air Thief) making some waves in niche internet communities with their newest album Crumbling, which was released at the tail-end of July. I would be lying if I said that their fusion of neo-psych, electronic and folk music didn't get me invested myself. I already bought the album off of Bandcamp.

On RYM the album is already reaching the top 25 of 2018, but I haven't heard much talk of M-AT outside of RYM and Bandcamp. What do you guys think about this?

grindy 09-04-2018 12:34 PM

I prefer their first album.

windsock 09-04-2018 12:42 PM

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Originally Posted by grindy (Post 1994037)
I prefer their first album.

I think it's definitely great, but I prefer the more Animal Collective-ish sound of the new record over the Beach Boys-heavy self-titled. I don't think it'd be a stretch to call both albums exemplary of contemporary folk music.

grindy 09-04-2018 12:48 PM

Make sense for me, since I'm really not fan of Animal Collective.

windsock 09-04-2018 10:38 PM

Bump

grindy 09-04-2018 11:13 PM

Premature bump.

[MERIT] 09-04-2018 11:20 PM

I like it. Not something I would listen to on the daily, but as some abstract background music, it fits the bill.

windsock 09-05-2018 09:29 AM

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Originally Posted by grindy (Post 1994285)
Premature bump.

My dead thread senses were a tingling. They never lie.


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