Trust - Joyland
Witch House, Synthpop The first time I heard about Trust was in Marco's Album of the Year list of 2012 in his blog post MARCO\'S TOP ALBUMS OF 2012 - #7 (Part 17 of 23). For some reason, I never checked out this release, not sure why, perhaps it was the cover art that put me off. Over a year later, I noticed someone listening to it in my Spotify Follow list, and I had to check it out.

Right from the get go, I fell in love with Trust's quirky vocals. They seems somewhat outer worldly to me. I can't really place the accent and therefore it seems out of place. Like electronic pop music from the dark side of the moon. It all ended up with the release 'Trst' being one of my favorite albums of all time. So how the hell do you follow up on that?

Well, you follow it up with 'Joyland' of course. Even though it's impossible to top that first sweet kiss of love with 'Trst', 'Joyland' is full of merits and is one hell of an album. It's on the more pop side of the synthpop/witchhouse style and is a brighter side of the much darker 'Trst'. Where 'Trst' had the amazingly dark and mumbling sound, Trust explores more melodic environments in his second album.

It's for sure one of the albums you don't want to bring out any favorites, you need them all to make the journey complete, but if you want to buy a couple of tracks from iTunes, I would suggest you try out the very poppy "Peer Pressure" and "Joyland". If you are more up for the darker and slower sound, perhaps "Capitol" or "Are We Arc?".

This is one of those albums that I can always go back to. I still feel the urge to listen to it and sometimes when you have the Playlist Struggle (registered trademark), this is always a safe card and each and every time I listen to it, I find new things I haven't heard or noticed before. All the ingredients of an amazing album.

Right now, Trust, Mr.Kitty, Kite and Henric de la Cour are the artists that make the most interesting music. Alternative electronic music is growing stronger, and evolves where many of the other sub genres we cover stumble and get stuck.
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Trust - Joyland

The first time I heard about Trust was in Marco's Album of the Year list of 2012 in his blog post MARCO\'S TOP ALBUMS OF 2012 - #7 (Part 17 of 23). For some reason, I never checked out this release, not sure why, perhaps it was the cover art that put me off. Over a year later, I noticed someone listening to it in my Spotify Follow list, and I had to check it out.

Right from the get go, I fell in love with Trust's quirky vocals. They seems somewhat outer worldly to me. I can't really place the accent and therefore it seems out of place. Like electronic pop music from the dark side of the moon. It all ended up with the release 'Trst' being one of my favorite albums of all time. So how the hell do you follow up on that?

Well, you follow it up with 'Joyland' of course. Even though it's impossible to top that first sweet kiss of love with 'Trst', 'Joyland' is full of merits and is one hell of an album. It's on the more pop side of the synthpop/witchhouse style and is a brighter side of the much darker 'Trst'. Where 'Trst' had the amazingly dark and mumbling sound, Trust explores more melodic environments in his second album.

It's for sure one of the albums you don't want to bring out any favorites, you need them all to make the journey complete, but if you want to buy a couple of tracks from iTunes, I would suggest you try out the very poppy "Peer Pressure" and "Joyland". If you are more up for the darker and slower sound, perhaps "Capitol" or "Are We Arc?".

This is one of those albums that I can always go back to. I still feel the urge to listen to it and sometimes when you have the Playlist Struggle (registered trademark), this is always a safe card and each and every time I listen to it, I find new things I haven't heard or noticed before. All the ingredients of an amazing album.

Right now, Trust, Mr.Kitty, Kite and Henric de la Cour are the artists that make the most interesting music. Alternative electronic music is growing stronger, and evolves where many of the other sub genres we cover stumble and get stuck. Dec 01 2014

Patrik Lindström

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Founder of Brutal Resonance in 2009, founder of Electroracle and founder of ex Promonetics. Used to write a whole lot for Brutal Resonance and have written over 500 reviews. Nowadays, mostly focusing on the website and paving way for our writers.

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