Marriages is a new offshoot from the Red Sparowes family who immediately establish themselves with the “Kitsune” EP. Six songs of atmospheric post-rock is what you get with the swirling guitars and slow buildups to a climax that we’ve come to love from Red Sparowes intact. The biggest differences are that the songs are more focused and come with vocals.
Striking just the right balance between introspective shoegazer tunes and a monstrous guitar sound is not an easy feat yet Marriages has no problem pulling it off. The way the songs all segue into one another flawlessly makes “Kitsune” all the more appealing. The songs do stand on their own two feet but when put together they really suck you in and don’t let go until the final notes of “Part The Dark Again” ring out.
If you loved Red Sparowes or if you think Mogwai is the shit, you’ll have no problem getting your groove on with Marriages.