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Music Review: Bellows - Fist & Palm

Bellows Fist & Palm [Double Double Whammy; 2016] Rating: 3.5/5 “S taring out your car window, I feel my size.” The opening line from the Bellows’ single “Thick Skin” evokes a certain turn of feeling, an external bolt of stimulus that sits deep in the brain, a note both small and powerful. Reflecting on the topographical vastness of the “Hudson Palms” and “Catskill Gulf Stream,” singer Oliver Kalb for once feels his size, refracting visual externality for once inward, angled toward a larger proprioceptive arbitration between the in- and external.
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