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Music Review: 'Excuses for Travelers'

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Excuses for Travelers

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Folk

We gave it an A-

In their current combo Mojave 3, Neil Halstead and Rachel Goswell, late of English wall-of-guitars shoegazers Slowdive, turn down the volume for a stately, spacious sound that integrates folk and country elements. The intimate, textured arrangements on Excuses for Travelers are well-suited to Halstead’s aching lyrics and melancholy vocals, giving tunes like ”In Love With a View” and ”When You’re Drifting” an air of empathy and healing. A-