…the four-piece manage to amalgamate every West coast loving, guitar trashing, sky toting band we’ve ever liked. We’re talking Wolf Parade, Port O’Brien, Deerhunter, Boards of Canada…
The band released Portraiturefolio last June, a nine-song record David Bazan would tip his cap to.
Grandhorse’s insistence on frilly pop vignettes can be deceiving, due mainly to the group’s core simplicity. Songs come bulging with slacker-y hooks and attention to sharp melodies, but they also tend to expand into lengthy, spatial experiments that are just as satisfying.