When we first heard about Horse Lords and their forthcoming album The Common Task, we read the following lines :
Horse Lords make music for the liberation of mind and body.
Five listenings later (and counting), we are really happy to confirm that these words weren’t a form of overstatement.
Let us insist: The Common Task is not disposable experimental music which would have novelty for only emotional value. Andrew Bernstein, Max Eilbacher, Owen Gardner and Sam Haberman delivered a confident, textured, introspective album. Let’s see how.