Kylesa

Ultraviolet (Season of Mist)

Metallurgy

Kylesa always promised transcendence. The Savannah, Ga., ensemble never bothered sticking to its initial sludge script, and now prog, psych, and grunge groove together in a wall-shaking shimmer, piercing dissonance giving way to spine-caressing lyricism – sometimes all at once. Bandleaders Phil Cope and Laura Pleasants show off five LPs worth of development, coming into their own on "Unspoken," "Quicksand," and "Grounded," all lessons in following the muse down a path of riff-ripened enlightenment. ****

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