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City Lights: Nice Breeze Cast a Spell on Magician’s Rabbit

The pandemic influenced how local rock trio Nice Breeze recorded their new third album, Magician’s Rabbit, and played a role in some of vocalist Andy Fox’s lyrics, but musically, these self-proclaimed “abstract poet punks” are staying consistent with their discography. The 2014-formed group utilizes buzzing chainsaw guitar, and minimalistic rhythms alongside sing-song, shouted, and spoken vocals. So while they didn’t record those elements live, with all of the members together in a studio as they usually do, they ended up with them mostly by having Fox record his vocals over already recorded instrumental takes. John Howard’s noisy string work continues […]