By Marcus Pan
Tri State Killing Spree was indeed a hard loss. With their
release of Happy Death Heaven(1) the underground was converging together
as the idea of a new Cure rose along with their tracks. The split of 3SkS has
become one of the more recent kicks to the goth rock groin. But at least one
Jyri Glynn, founding violinist of Tri State Killing Spree has at
least showed up for the party.
Since joining with The Sins, also notable goth rockers, he
has also gone on to create the new Anguisette. As musically elite as 3SkS with
the same flair that made that band special, Jyri's violin strains still hover
elusively between the gates of sweetness and despair. I happen to be the lucky
receiver of a small-amount press from Anguisette a 3 song demo
containing the opening strains of what many of us hope will be a longer
tradition than past endeavors.
Indefinite is very similar in scope to the pop-rock
Tri State or The Sins, with female vocals and swift rhythm. As we arrive on
Spherical, Glynn's violinist urges take part and twist and mingle with
electronic synthwork creating a moody and airy flow. The final tantalizing
close of this small morsel, Reminisce, picks up the pace and adds some
piano to the mix. Also instrumental but a bit faster paced, the piano and
violin exchange leering glances as they dance about.
Here's to hoping that Anguisette gets a full length out
soon. Even with the sub-par production on this early demo release, there's
plenty of promise showcased in these three starting tracks.
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