After nearly a decade, Fog is back. Andrew Broder’s project has been tough to trace, leaving a trail of acclaimed albums, each considerably different than the last, on notable electronic labels before disappearing like its namesake. But For Good is as much a return to what the Minneapolis auteur does best — piano, turntables, and voice caught up in a gorgeously taut swirl — as it is a foray into music without precedent: digital soundscapes seamlessly wed to guitar, bass, drums, violin, sax, and synths. It snaps, pops, and bangs its way out of speakers like urgent, beat-fired balladry, both coolly inventive and warmly emotive. Even as these songs tackle themes of profound disquiet, they go down with a newfound ease and poise, making For Good a fine analog to Broder’s career — unusual beauty springing from inward agitation, hard-fought contentedness winning in the end.
Events Featuring this Performer
Friday, January 26, 2018
89.3 The Current, City Pages and Totally Gross National Product present
with LOW, FOG, MARIJUANA DEATHSQUADS, IN/VIA and MIDNITE EXPRESS