Saturday, February 9, 2013

Adam Leonard Does Electronica: Echoes In Rows

Adam Leonard has gone from aping Syd Barrett to pulling a John Foxx on us.

Leonard's new project is called Echoes In Rows and the band (?) is set to drop an EP in February.

The tracks here -- "Zone Zone", "Shoot Me Like A Scene", and "Brian Aldiss" -- echo John Foxx, Gary Numan, and other electronic pop pioneers from about 30 years ago.

That said, it's fresh stuff. Sleek and shiny, the retro-futuristic vibe here is intoxicating. Both homage and its own work, the EP from Echoes In Rows is sure to please a lot of listeners and broaden Leonard's appeal beyond those interested in his more folky tunes.

You can find more details on the Adam Leonard Music Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/themessagetapes