Originally posted at LA Times. Reposted at Buzzbands.la on November 11, 2008:
gangi-cover" href="http://buzzbands.la/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/gangi-cover.jpg" rel="lightbox[pics1173]"> Gangi, “Gangi” (Office of Analogue and Digital) — There are a lot of tools to rattle in this L.A. duo’s garage, and at times they are used to excess on this sprawling psych-folk document. But at its strongest, this subtly electronic record reminds you sonically and thematically of Mercury Rev, except with the engine in need of a tune-up. When Matt Gangi and cohort Lyle Nesse keep it relatively simple (“Comonplace Feathers,” “Subject Positions”), it fires on all cylinders.
||| Download: “Animals”
||| Live: Among Gangi’s upcoming dates is a Dec. 3 gig at the Airliner.