Coloured Clocks – “Orion”

Coloured ClocksDo you see that extra “u” in the name of today’s band? That means some English-speaking non-American impressed me. In this case, it’s Coloured Clocks, the project of Australian James Wallace, who makes music with a sound that can only be described in the extremely long and elaborate epithets that I’m prone to using. Wallace’s practice is technically bedroom pop — meaning the recordings have the intimate simplicity of being recorded at home, in a room, alone — but that would be the case only if his bedroom was actually an opium den, in the 80s, in space. Continue reading