Suuns have no doubt ingested a lot of art rock, the Montreal group's minimalist rhythms are equally informed by Joy Division, Suicide and Can, often wrapped in a noisy squall of droning guitars and pulsing synths. Add to this Ben Shemie's breathy, paranoid sing/speak, and there are times that it seems like Suuns are about to drive over a sonic cliff. But there's actually a great sense of restraint at play. We were enveloped in Sunns' dark and thrilling post-punk from the first listen, never to return.
As Wild Nothing, the multi-talented Jack Tatum works within an especially melancholy 80's aesthetic and with this album pushes himself towards a higher level of sophistication.
This is seriously one of the best albums I've heard in a very long time. Euphoric cinematic pop masterpiece! david_86