Boomkat Product Review:
Cloudland Canyon debut in the UK with an ecstatic, transcendent side for The Great Pop Supplement, following their ace records for Holy Mountain, Kranky, Bathetic and NNF. 'Aureliua' makes a powerful introduction on the A-side with 13 minutes of expanding, morphing synth drone and escalating arpeggios achieving a heady, oxygen-depleted peak worthy of Spacemen 3 in their prime. Not by coincidence, Sonic Boom's Pete Kember joins in on the inverted intensity of 'Closer' on the flipside, contributing "Bass Swells" to a low-flying, slow-chugging psych rut with some supremely gnarly drum machine distortion in the final half, while the finale 'Light Falling' sounds something like Astral Social Club jamming with Jamal Moss and Front 242 at the Members Only Club. Outstanding stuff.