ALBUM REVIEW: (Sandy) Alex G – House of Sugar | NARC. | Reliably Informed | Music and Creative Arts News for Newcastle and the North East

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Released: 13.09.19








(Sandy) Alex G, who originally gained notoriety from his self-recorded Soundcloud demos, has allowed his newest release to act as evidence of his honed skillset as a song writer. House of Sugar is complete with the pitch shifts, plodding rhythm, unignorable melodies and the musical intimacy that has become his trademark.

While the acoustic, lo-fi sounds of his earlier works remain but there is a newfound consistency across this textured album and its thirteen tracks ebb and flow with intention. It’s as if (Sandy) Alex G has developed the confidence to refine his sound without losing any of what makes him special. Most simply, it is full of all the things that make Alex G fans, Alex G fans.  


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