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Golden Retriever Make Experimental but Deeply Human Music

Their new LP is spellbinding. by Ryan J. Prado T he radiant summer sidewalk outside a cafe seems too exposed an environment to be talking with Portland experimental duo Golden Retriever. The contents of the music created by Jonathan Sielaff and Matt Carlson are dark, cerebral, and brooding. One imagines they make the kind of sounds that must be conjured from deep, contemplative wellsprings, originating from somewhere buried or hidden.
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