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Mojave

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The latest from these mid-’80s L.A. rock icons is a desert-inspired album steeped in dark harmonies. Unfortunately, singer-bassist Johnette Napolitano forgoes flaunting her famed haunting timbre in favor of issuing bristling whispers. But ”Mojave”’s audible mysticism, brazen electricity, and hallucinogenic reverie are, at times, intoxicating.