100 Unheralded Albums from 2010

Mako Sica: Dual Horizon Mako Sica: Dual Horizon LP (La Société Expéditionnaire, 2/16/10)

Mako Sica: “I’Itoi”
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A translation of the phrase “land bad,” Mako Sica has more than a nominal Native American influence; the trio’s distant vocal reverberations and dirge-inspired tunes recall the spirituality of America’s original inhabitants.

Between the vocalizations of Brent Fuscaldo, the melodies of guitarist Przemyslaw Krys Drazek, and the rhythms of drummer Michael J. Kendrick, Mako Sica maintains a strong balance of abilities — with a brooding combination of jangly guitars, reverberated vociferation, and instrumental dynamics.

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