Audio Mixers: And So I Watch You from Afar; Rocky O'Reilly.
Recording information: Blackstaff Mill; Start Together Studios, Belfast; The Mandela Hall.
Irish post-rock ensemble And So I Watch You from Afar offer more of their intelligent and invigorating sound on their fifth album. 2015's Heirs is a propulsive fusion of guitars, synthesizers, and drums, with wordless clouds of vocals hovering over it all as the musicians generate crisp, forceful fields of sound that hit hard but maintain a striking melodic grace. Heirs demonstrates a band that can be articulate without speaking in words, and And So I Watch You from Afar are a smart, inventive group who continue to progress with each visit to the recording studio. ~ Mark Deming