Boomkat Product Review:
A joint release from Doug Shipton's Battered Ornaments and the associated Finders Keepers crew, the debut EP from The Laughing Windows follows their killer 7" with two 10"s worth of mysterious Krautrock dabbling and horror psyched vibes. The first thing to strike us about this group has to be Luke Insect's seriously uncanny vocal resemblance to Thom Yorke. Sure, there are a lot of people who try to sound like him, but this doesn't feel like a conscious decision and simply, but kinda definitively, makes the group sound like Radiohead doing a mean Amon Duul impersonation. The most impressive of the five tracks are both on the first disc, loaded with two extended jams skillfully moving from synth driven moods to arcane folksy wanderings with prog-rock arrangements.