Xiu Xiu Wondering is an attitude. It’s not the parts that decidedly needle one to death, but it’s the timing of the puncturing that makes the life seep away. “Let this end, but don’t” is the thought on “Wondering”.
Jamie Stewart has been in and influencing the scene for a long while. He’s brought many thought provoking attitudes to his craft and surrounding ecosystems he touches. But of course his song and music brings it all nicely packaged and digest-able to the masses. Well, for a niche mass of human beings, right?
It’s a ‘winter wonderland’ in our eyes, a cacophony of overlapped sounds and interesting communications in the notes. Something to look forward to, something to bridge over to the other songs Xiu Xiu offers.
Good, very good.