ALBUM REVIEW

OCnotes

Color Wheel

Released May 2015

The anxious, cryptic and subversive sound of Color Wheel, a 2015 release from OCnotes always felt to me like it was from a slightly different time, it sat just a little off-kilter. But then we had the election and today I realized this album was simply from the future, composed by a soothsayer. This record sounds exactly like the present, whatever day that might be. It holds your hand through 10 wide-ranging stages of grief, ending with a twirl: the danceably sensational (first club, then jazz ballet) “St. Johns Black, White, & Red Reprise.” Another gem from Homeskillet Records.

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