ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Record Review

Lord Huron

Strange Trails (IAMSOUND)

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Record Review

If a pair of 2010 EPs approximated an untamed jungle and 2012's debut LP Lonesome Dreams a tree house amongst it, Lord Huron's sophomore full-length Strange Trails is Ben Schneider's completed bungalow, his little plot of land in lush wilds. And from the sounds of "Until the Night Turns" and "Meet Me in the Woods," he might've invited Bruce Springsteen to share it. The L.A. quartet has evolved from Schneider's bedroom brainchild to freewheeling Jim James roots mysticism. "Fool for Love" wouldn't have survived the twisting soundscapes of the frontman's initial EP, but it offers the same sweeping vistas. (2:30pm, Samsung Galaxy stage)

****

  • ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Record Reviews

    First weekend closer discs.
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    Ivy Tripp
  • Kurt Vile

    b'lieve i'm goin down
  • Hozier

    Hozier

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