Dublin-based jazz visionaries, Alarmist, are preparing the release of their sophomore album, Sequesterer, for July 19th on Art as Catharsis and Small Pond Records.
The trio, consisting of Neil Crowley, Elis Czerniak and Barry O’Halpin, draws upon backgrounds in post-rock, electronic, jazz and contemporary chamber music – foundations on which they build with an ever-increasing sense of freedom and adventure. Embracing the collision of frenetic percussion, clanging guitars and vaporous synths, they absorb faded relics of retro-futurism and bygone musical eras into their own new and twistingly melodic musical language.
The first taste from the new record is Bronntanasaurus; a sprawling interstellar odyssey that blurs the boundaries between electronic, post-rock and jazz. Buzzy synth stabs duck-and-weave through streams of warbly Rhodes and smooth percussion. A clean, colorful trip through jazz and psychedelia that all genre-agnostic music fans will want to micro-dose.