50 Unheralded Albums from 2009

soleSole & The Skyrider Band: Plastique (Fake Four, 10/13/09)

“Pissing in the Wind”

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Following a turning point with his last album, Sole returned with his full band of cohorts for another go-round. Plastique is delicately constructed, with breakbeats that give way to somber string vibratos and pizzicatos, dense atmospherics, and ghostly samples. Guitars weave in and out of a mix that brims with layers.

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