Album Review: Lightning Bolt’s Fantasy Empire (Thrill Jockey Records)

By¬†Jeffrey McCarthy Fantasy Empire, the sixth official release by Providence-based power duo Lightning Bolt, is by far their most dynamic yet. The clarity of the recordings is much improved from previous ones — as Doug Mosurock of NPR put it, “(i)t’s less a blur and more a detailed map of planned aggression.” The fuzzed-out riffs… Continue reading Album Review: Lightning Bolt’s Fantasy Empire (Thrill Jockey Records)