With billowy clouds of synths building into thundering rampages of driving drums and guitars, quiet musings abruptly shifting into soaring sonic flights of fancy topped off by Dan Nigro's cascading vocals, plus the odd ethereal chorus and boho jazz trumpet accent, As Tall As Lions' sound is as eclectic as it is ambitious. The Long Island quartet's intensely textured drift, complete with multiple time signatures in many songs and frequent changes in mood(iness), owes a substantial debt to the progressive-rock era. ATAL's third... More >>>