Sorne

Bonus Tracks

Texas Platters

Sorne

House of Stone

Recognized locally for his visual artwork, Morgan Sorne's debut LP complements the artists' apocalyptic aesthetic with a tribal, 13-track conceptual score that alternately unfolds in shivering awe and delicate textures. The density of TV on the Radio pulses in the layers, while also hearkening an indigenously informed Microphones and more trance-inducing Shearwater. Sometimes too ambitious and compressed in sound, Sorne's sonics are nonetheless compellingly entrancing. ***.5

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for over 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Music Reviews
Paper Cuts: No Desire's Agile Debut and Five More Songs
Paper Cuts
New Austin music picks from francene rouelle, variety

Carys Anderson, Jan. 26, 2024

A Saucy, Seven-Course Musical at Boggy Creek Farm
A Saucy, Seven-Course Musical at Boggy Creek Farm
Jade Fusco’s activist interactive recruited members of Ley Line, BluMoon, and more

Carys Anderson, Nov. 24, 2023

More by Doug Freeman
The Austin Music Awards, a Black Rock Maverick, and More Crucial Concerts
The Austin Music Awards, a Black Rock Maverick, and More Crucial Concerts
Our recommended shows for the week ahead

Feb. 23, 2024

Back in Austin, the Ameripolitan Awards Define a Musical Spirit
Back in Austin, the Ameripolitan Awards Define a Musical Spirit
Show's 10th anniversary return uplifts largely outsider roots sounds

Feb. 19, 2024

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Keep up with happenings around town

Kevin Curtin's bimonthly cannabis musings

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle