On the Horizon: Blooming Brill, Noble Savage.

On the Horizon: Blooming Brill, Noble Savage.

From Beach House to bloody Radiohead, it seems Bloom is a title that’s very much en vogue in the keeping contemporary and indeed it’s one which, without fail, appears to pollinate ineffably brilliant musics. And to that list can indubitably now be added the début piece from Trevor Lang’s latest endeavour, Noble Savage. Traditionally a term signifying ‘a representative of primitive humankind as idealised in Romantic literature, symbolising the innate goodness of humanity when free from the corrupting influence of civilisation’ quite how acutely Lang may be aligned with such a dramatically quixotic character complexion I’ve not the foggiest, although what immediately becomes all but transparent here is that the hazy billowing of Bloom may yet blossom into an indispensable summertime doozy – provided we yet get a summer in which to revel. Cue the slew of dream-pop comparisons, but Noble Savage most closely resembles Feels-era Animal Collective to my ears which, for an initial manoeuvre, really is no mean feat. Deeply feeling it…

Noble Savage’s SoundCloud.

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