music review: Hot Victory

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Hot Victory is:

Ben Stoller on drums, pads, and programming
Caitlin Love on drums, pads, tapes, and samples

If you like the creepy, foreshadowing soundtrack on Orphan Black, you’ll love the instrumental constructions of Hot Victory. Dark dream sequences. Anthems. Gorgeous sadness. Triumphant moments. A multitude of emotions played out by two complex, talented musicians. You might not expect this Portland, Ore. duo to create such impassioned music but that’s exactly what they’re doing. Dedicated and precise. Unusual instrumentation and compositions blaze the way for this unique, fantastic experience unlike anything you’ll hear in some time. Tribal. Hypnotic. Beautiful geniuses. Infinite possibilities. You’re taken to various realms. It’s a glorious mind escape or freak out or journey. Take it as you want. You’ll get out of it whatever mood you bring to it at the time. Each piece is a sonic work of art to be interpreted by the listener and appreciated on an individual capacity yet shared with others for full effect. Enjoy the journey.

hot victory

Hot Victory will be available on 180gm gatefold vinyl and download on April 29th, 2014 [Eolian Empire]. available to order here.

HOT VICTORY TOUR:

04/28 Kansas City, MO @ TBA
04/29 Nashville, TN @ The Other Basement / Sweetwater
04/30 Atlanta, GA @ 529
05/02 Gainesville, FL *
05/03 Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall *
05/04 Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel *
05/05 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus *
05/06 Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary *
05/07 Boston, MA @ Great Scott *
05/08 Buffalo, NY @ The Tralf *
05/09 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Smiling Moose *
05/10 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme *
05/11 Chicago, IL @ Double Door *
05/13 Denver, CO @ The Moon Room *
05/14 Salt Lake City, UT @ Bar Deluxe *
05/16 Portland, OR @ Branx *
05/17 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey *

* with Floor

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